Managing Director, Ashaka, Lafarge Africa Plc
A graduate of Accounting from Bayero University Kano as well as General Management Program from Harvard Business School and a Certified ISO9001:2008 Lead Auditor. Rabiu Abdullahi Umar joined Lafarge Nigeria as the Energy and Power Director in June 2014.
Prior to joining Lafarge, he worked in Oando Plc for over 14 years holding various leadership positions in Sales, Marketing, Supply chain and general management. His last role in Oando was the Chief Operating Officer for Oando Terminal and Logistics an arm of the group responsible for downstream infrastructure development and management in Africa.
His previous roles include Head of Retail Sales responsible for over 500 Retail outlets and Head of Operations covering supply, storage and distribution of Petroleum products, Engineering and Customer Service.