Ohis Ohiwerei is the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Notore Chemical Industries Plc (Notore) — an agro-allied, chemicals and infrastructure company, and the premier producer of urea fertilizer in Sub-Saharan Africa. In this capacity, he is responsible for the day-to-day operational and financial management of the company. Mr. Ohiwerei also oversees the enhancement of efficiency levels across the business and improving profitability as well as supporting the development of the growth strategy of the business. He joined the company in 2018 as the Group Deputy Managing Director and Executive Director.
Prior to his appointment at Notore, Mr. Ohiwerei’s career was in the financial services industry. He retired from the banking industry after 24 years, as Executive Director at Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, where he was responsible for Commercial Banking and Public Sector, Lagos. Prior to that, he was Chief Financial Officer and also an Executive Director at Diamond Bank Plc.
Mr. Ohiwerei holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Benin and a Master’s in Business Administration from the same institution. He has attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School and the Advanced Strategic Management program at the IMD Business School in Switzerland.