Our board is peopled by experienced, articulate, successful and accomplished business individuals whose involvement in our business brings immense value and quality to the board and management benches. They are listed below:
CHAIRMAN: CHIEF(DR) OLU ADEGBITE. Olu Adegbite is from Okeigbo in Ondo State. After his Primary and Secondary education, he read further at Government Technical College, Ijebu-Ode and North-East London Polytechnic, UK. As a result of rigorous training, he obtained academic qualifications such as Final City & Guild, Building Crafts, and Full Technological Certificate in Building - equivalent to Higher National Diploma (HND). He also has a Post-graduate Diploma in Business Administration from North-East London Polytechnic, UK. His working career took him through different organisations and institutions such as Western Region of Nigeria, Ministry of Works where he held the position of Site Supervisor, and Taylor Woodrow Limited as Site Agent. The enterprising spirit in Chief Olu Adegbite led to the formation of Quarry Group Construction Ltd in 1977, with him at the helm of affairs as Managing Director. With recorded landmark successes in the construction business, he then established other high profile companies such as Prudent Property & Investment Limited. He is the Founding President of Nigeria-South African Chamber of Commerce and enjoys further professional memberships of Lagos including the British and Hong Kong Chambers of commerce. A widely travelled businessman, Chief Olu Adegbite enjoys membership of several clubs in Nigeria and abroad. An honorary Doctorate degree holder from Kensington University USA and a philanthropist, he is a well-recognised detribalised Nigerian. He brings his vast wealth of experience to bear on the business.
DIRECTOR: CHIEF (MRS) RONKE ADEGBITE. Chief Mrs. Ronke Adegbite is a consummate entrepreneur, an astute business woman and a Top-Level Executive. She has immense entrepreneurial experience having built many businesses from scratch into very successful domestic brands. Her business advisory role to the Board enriches conversations, refocuses planned strategies and strengthens our brand. She has added a lot of value to the board and the management bench.
MANAGING DIRECTOR/CEO: BODE ADEGBITE Bode Adegbite is a graduate of Sociology from the prestigious and premier University of Ibadan. A scion of the Adegbite business dynasty, he was groomed under the watchful eyes of his father, Otunba Olu Adegbite. Bode had his primary and secondary school education in London where he was exposed to an international education within a multicultural environment. While in London, for his nursery, primary and prep school, he attended Gowerhouse Prep School in Blackbird Hill, Kingsbury, London; Durlston Court 8 | P a g e School in Becton Lane, Barton on Sea, Hampshire; Westdowns School, Romsey Road, Winchester, in Hampshire. Bode returned to Nigeria to complete his secondary school education on the wishes of his father for him to familiarise himself with Nigeria. He attended Atlantic Hall Co-Educational School, Poka, Epe (formerly situated at Shonibare Estate, Maryland). His passion for computers led him to earn a certification in Microsoft A+. He also has a grasp of desktop publishing having undergone training for packages in the Microsoft Office such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and also uses Corel Draw. He has had an eclectic but rich working career. He started off as a Supervisor at Broadbase Systems Nigeria Limited, where he worked as a systems hardware engineer. Later, he moved to Marcopolo Chinese Restaurant, a leading gourmet Chinese restaurant in Nigeria, where he honed his skills in marketing and helped the company to build a rich clientele list and improved the revenue generation of the company. At Prudent Property and Investment, he was an Executive Director/Manager and was in charge of the development, supervision and maintenance of executed projects. At IncServe Nigeria Limited, he was the marketing manager and was in charge of securing customer accounts for the company. He is presently the Managing Director of Adegbite Industries where he is in charge of the dayto-day running of the business, putting to work his vast breadth of industry experience. He has therefore gained experience in management, leadership, construction & property management, general contracting, marketing and facility management. He speaks smattering French, but is at home in English, Yoruba and Hausa. He brings his rich work and industry experience to impact Dredgeco Nigeria Limited which he intends to morph into a household name in the agribusiness, commodity trade, manufacturing, general merchandise and consulting services sectors in Nigeria and on the continent.