After working in various capacities in a number of organizations, including Citibank Limited, he started as the Founder and Pioneer Chief Executive Officer at Fidson Healthcare Limited in 1995 . He is also the Chairman and Director of many other companies.
He has attended many courses, both locally and internationally including banking operation, organisation development skills, selling skills e.t.c.
He continued his career with Fidson Healthcare Plc in 1996 and held various positions in the sales and marketing division and rose through the ranks to become the Sales and Marketing Manager in April 2001. In 2004, he became the Sales and Marketing Director, the position he occupied till July 2009. He is currently the Operations Director in the company.
He is a member of the Institute of Directors (IOD). He also completed a top executive leadership programme jointly organized by Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM) and Manchester Business School in Manchester, England, United Kingdom in 2007.
He is an alumnus of the Administrative Staff College of India, Bella-Vista Hyderabad, India; Lagos Business School (CEP19), PAN-AFRICAN University, Lagos and IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain.
His professional proficiencies, shrewdness, vast insights and result-driven attributes have made him highly sought-after within the pharmaceutical industry where he has held various positions, including the West African Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association (WAPMA), where he served as the Financial Secretary from 2012 to 2016. He currently serves as the Treasurer of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMGMAN) and Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sectoral Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN). He is serving on various committees of PMGMAN. He is a community leader.
Sales & Marketing Director
In his present role, he leads a team of over 200 salesmen and has the responsibility to formulate and implement the company’s sales and marketing strategies. An exciting person to have on a team, he is committed to team building and development of leadership skills and ability which he believes is the critical requirement for organizational growth and corporate success. As a community leader, he managed change in his neighborhood association with attendant positive results and commendation. He also plays leadership role in his local church and his committed to the propagation of his Christian faith.
Ola Eboh Ijimakin
Ola Eboh Ijimakin
Ola Ijimakin holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) degree from the University of Jos (1994) where he won the prize for the best graduating student in his department. He later obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Business School Netherlands, Buren (2014) where he finished with a distinction.
Ola, as he is fondly called, joined Fidson Healthcare in July 2002 as the Regional Manager, North-East and rose through the ranks to become the General Manager, Sales and Marketing from May 2016, until his elevation to the board.
Over the years, as GM Sales & Marketing, his drive for results reflected in more than a 100% revenue sales growth from N7.6bn to over N17bn.
He is vastly experienced having served in prominent corporations across the country, namely: Ecomed Pharma Limited, Synergy Healthcare Group and GlaxoSmithKline (West Africa) Limited to mention a few.
He is a fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN).