Our Team

Trusted Partner Empowering
Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa

Our Team

Founder/CEO, Deji Akinyanju

Deji is a dynamic entrepreneur with an in-dept and hands-on understanding of the Real Sector Business Economic Environment in Africa – its complexities, challenges and opportunities. Deji holds an MBA and he is also an Alumni of Harvard Business School.

In 2001 Deji Founded Food Concepts Plc, and created its flagship brand Chicken Republic, he also established Butterfields Bakeries, and later established Free Range Poultry Farms. At its peak with a Market Cap of ca $100m, Deji developed and led a team of over 1200 staff in driving the massive growth of these leading brands in Nigeria and Ghana. His vast experience in QSR, Industrial Bakeries and Agribusiness led him to establishing Ganic a diversified agribusiness platform in 2016.

CFO, Ayorinde Alabi

Ayo is a result-driven Finance and International Trade Specialist with proven experience in finance and commodity export within global commodity merchant and sustainable supply chain management companies (ECOM and Armajaro).

Ayo demonstrated ability to streamline business operations that drive growth, increase efficiency and bottom-line profit. He is a Chartered Accountant and Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

COO, Adekoya Yomi

Yomi is a seasoned agribusiness and procurement specialist with strong knowledge of market forces and variations having managed procurement, operations and technical sales for Olam grains Nigeria.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Aquaculture and Fishery Management from the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta and Associate Member of the Institute of Strategic Management of Nigeria and the Nigeria Institute of Management Chartered.