By Kehinde Mojeed Adegoke
Renowned international business consultant, Professor Christopher Funsho Boyejo, CEO, Chris Management Consultants, has been appointed as the Country Director, (Nigeria), Indo-IOC Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The appointment took effect on August 14, 2019, according to a statement signed by the IICCI Global President, Professor Mohammed Seraj Ansari.
IICCI was established on16th December 2016 as ‘the collective voice of Indian and OIC Muslim nations businesses, trade and economic relations.’ The organization has several member establishments from over 250 countries. It promotes bilateral trade, investment and technology transfer; facilitates business collaborations, joint ventures, marketing tie-ups and strategic alliances through a set of proactive business-oriented initiative.
Boyejo has many years of experience in Operational Management, Team Leadership, Process Improvements, Human Resource Management, Group Dynamics, International Diplomacy and Financial Management. He will manage the organization with specific functions and decision-making.
While commenting on his appointment, Prof. Boyejo said, “This is good for Nigeria and I am particularly humbled and privileged to be appointed by Indo-OIC-IICCI. We will be operating from our head office in the North with the aim of covering every state in Nigeria. We are confident and appreciative of the magnanimity and hospitality of the Federal, State and Local Governments in Nigeria. Soon, Nigeria will witness the injection of funds and investment that will improve our GDP significantly.”
Until his appointment, Prof. Boyejo was a Special Adviser at the United Nations Specialized Agency – the International Organization for Economic Development.