Rapido Foods is the food subsidiary of Rapido Ventures Limited, a Company established in 1984 with the purpose of incubating small business using focussed entrepreneurial spirit and nurturing them to world class businesses.

 

Rapido Ventures Limited has interest in Transport and Logistics, Educational Equipment Supply and Hospitality.

 

Rapido Foods was established in the year 2011 for the purpose of investing in processed food production and agriculture.  The processed food production focuses on quality products meeting accepted international standards with hygienic production processes as priority.

 

Our Management Team

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NGOZI JOSEPHINE OKOLI

 Executive Assistant/Customer Service Mgr (EA/CSM)

AGBOBONYE THEOPHILUS

Head Technical

EDWARDS PATIENCE NWAOBIARA

Senior Manager Treasury

NWAOGWUGWU ULUNMA LUCY

Quality Assurance Manager

MRS ARIAWA–CHUKWUEMEKA OLUCHI

Production Manager - Cake

UTUK SOLOMON ROBERT

National Sales Manager

ANSELEM CHIMA OKORO

Production Manager; (PM, Sausage)

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NGOZI JOSEPHINE OKOLI 

Executive Assistant/Customer Service Mgr (EA/CSM)

 

Ngozi Okoli is the Executive Assistant (EA) to the Chairman/CEO Rapido Ventures Limited and Managing Director/CEO ABC Transport PLC. She is also the Customer Service Manager (CSM) RAPIDO FOODS Limited.

 

She obtained BA Hons in Linguistics and Nigerian Languages from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka; CEM Child Education Basic Course Certificate in 1998; Marketing Strategies Certificate in 1993; Association of Nigerian Authors and British Council Certificate in Creative Writing (Directing) in 1992 and 2011 respectively.

 

Before joining the RAPIDO GROUP she worked with Institute of Continuing Education, Benin as Assistant Lecturer (NYSC) English Language (1990); Lynson Gale Limited Benin as Commercial Manager (1990—1991); Rank Zerox (Nig) Limited as Supervisor - Marketing (Desktop Publishing) from 1991 to 1994; Idahosa World Outreach (CGM) International Office Benin as Secretary to the Archbishop (1994); CEM Total Child School, Benin as Principal Academics (Vice President Association of Total Child School Principals) from 1998 to 2000; Voice of Freedom Ministries, Benin as Editorial Board Secretary (2000); MINAJ Broadcast International/MINAJ Media Group (MBI) Obosi as Presenter/Producer/Admin Personnel from 2000 to 2003; Africana First Publishers Plc as Executive Secretary & Research/Librarian (2003 to 2012); Managing Director, Divine Excellence Konzults and Project Director Grassroots Literacy Project.

 

She is proactive and possesses excellent problem solving initiative.  Good in desk-top publishing, marketing and Customer Handling initiative.  She is an ambassador of Creativity.

AGBOBONYE THEOPHILUS

HEAD TECHNICAL

 

He obtained HND in Electronics/Physics from Yaba Tech.

 

PGD Elect/Elect and PGD Mech Engineering (IMSU).

 

He worked as instrumentation officer with Coca-Cola(Ajegunle) (2004-2005); at Doctor Nelson's as packaging supervisor (2006-2007); Transverse Disc Tech. Nig. Ltd as production Engineer/Supervisor (2007-2008); Unqiue Instrument as Maintenance Manager (2009-2010) and ADECO West Africa Engineering as Project/Technical Engineer from 2011 before joining Rapido Foods in August 2012 as Head of the Technical Unit.

EDWARDS PATIENCE NWAOBIARA

SENIOR MANAGER TREASURY

 

Mrs Patience Edwards obtained B.Sc. Business Education (Accountancy Option) from Rivers State University of Science and Technology in 1987 and masters in Business Administration (MBA) from National Open University of Nigeria in 2016.

 

She joined Rapido Ventures in 1998.

 

Mrs Edwards Patience Nwaobiara was an Accountant with Macron Group of Companies Ltd between 1991-1995. She also worked as an accountant with Monswart Nig. Ltd. Portharcourt between 1989 and 1990.

UGOCHUKWU MICHEAL

HEAD, STORE

 

He graduated from Enugu State University of Science and Technology with BSc. Honours in Accounting.

 

He has worked as Materials/Accounts Officer with Falcon Nig. Ltd, Bonny from 1997-1998; as Materials/Expeditor with Techint Cimmontubi S.P.A from 1998-1999 and Ikwuano Mass Transit Scheme as General Manager from 2008-2009. He joined Rapido Foods Limited in 2013.

NWAOGWUGWU ULUNMA LUCY

QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

 

Mrs ULUNMA obtained B.Tech in Biotechnology from Federal University of Technology Owerri, Imo State.

 

She joined Rapido Foods Limited in August 2012 as Microbiologist.

 

She was appointed Quality Assurance Manager in March 2015.

EKE ANTHONY

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER

 

Eke Anthony graduated from Federal Polythenic Nekede with HND, Purchasing and Supply. He is a member of Nigeria Institute of Purchasing & Supply Management (CIPM).

 

He has vast experience in store and supply chain management having worked in a number of organisations such as Manilas Pet man Ventures and Petals Industries Ltd before joining Rapido Foods Limited in 2016.

MRS ARIAWA–CHUKWUEMEKA OLUCHI

PRODUCTION MANAGER - CAKE

 

ARIAWA OLUCHI CHUKWUEMEKA obtained B.sc. in Microbiology from Imo State University Owerri.

 

She is a certified Health and Safety Officer and Certified First Aider.

 

Have worked as a Production Manager in drinking water and bakery company.

 

She joined Rapido Foods in March 2017 as Quality Assurance Officer.

 

She was appointed production Manager-Cake in April 2018.

UTUK SOLOMON ROBERT

NATIONAL SALES MANAGER

 

He obtained B.Sc in Mathematics/Statistics from University of Calabar and Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Maiduguri.

 

Previously, He worked with UAC Foods as Area Sales Manager-North-West between 2007 and 2011 and as Field Sales Manager-South South between 2011 and 2014. He worked with Landmark Foods Ltd Port Harcourt as Operations Manager (2014-2015).

 

He also worked with C&L Leasing Plc as Regional Sales Manager South/South & South East on Diamond Y'ello Account (DYA) project (MTN & Diamond bank account activation project). Currently he is the National Sales Manager of Rapido Foods vested with the task of formulation and driving the implementation of Sales Policies of the company.

ANSELEM CHIMA OKORO

PRODUCTION MANAGER (PM Sausage)

 

B.Tech, Crop Science and Technology (FUTO) 2006

 

PGDE; Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto (2009); Genesis Group Business School (Emerging Leader Development Program– ELEAP) 2018.

 

He worked with UAC Foods Ltd as Production Supervisor (2010-2012). At Rapido Foods Ltd as Production Manager ( 2012-2015). At Genesis Foods Ltd as Production Manager ( 2015– 2018).

 

He returned to Rapido Foods Limited in 2018 as Production Manager, Sausage Roll and was promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer, Rapido Foods limited in 2019.

 

Anselem is highly motivated with sound interpersonal attributes. He is a good safety expert. He has ISO– certification on good safety system.

 

Diverse areas of skills include Business Process Improvement, Product Development, Strategic Planning, Financial Planning, GMP, Performance Appraisal, Lean Manufacturing and Sales Operations.

 

Anselem has attended several trainings with the SGS, NAFDAC, SON, UAC Training School and Genesis Academy.

OGUGUA EMENIKE CHINEDUM

Group Head Human Resources & Admin

 

He is the current Group Head Human Resources and Administration at Rapido Foods Limited. He is a seasoned and dynamic HR/Administrative professional with developed capabilities in operations, Public Relation, Customer Care and Sales/Marketing.

 

He studied MBA in Strategic Management at Covenant University, Ota Ogun State. He is a Sociologist, a Psychologist and a Criminologist..

 

He belongs to NIM, ISMN and IPMANCIA. He has over 8 years core experience in HR & Administration at top management levels.

 

He was the HR/Admin Manager, Daily Manner Industries, Lagos. He was also the Admin/HR Manager of Donmexiano Industries Limited Lagos. He was also the Head, Human Resources & Administration, Brollo Pipes & Profiles Industries Ltd, Onitsha, Anambra State.

 

He is a motivational speaker, facilitator, a human capacity development specialist, a career/life coach and a mentor. He had been involved in politics and recently contested for party ticket to represent Okigwe North Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representative under the peoples Democratic Party (PDP). OGUGUA is a Marxist Theorist and imbibes a radical ideological learning. He enjoys travelling, researching and meeting people.