Abubakar Usman Adam
Chief Executive Officer
Abubakar is a self-motivated and highly energetic leader with negotiation skills in commercial contract and promising young Executive who has more than Ten (10) years voluntarism, public services and private sector backgrounds; his areas of engagements and expertise includes: human resources management, research, production, business negotiations and warehousing management, practical Executive Assistant; Cofounder and Principal partner of Silvex International Limited.
He is also a member of various boards and enterprises with viable ventures. He acquired experiences and attained record of success in challenging projects; he has experience in working with multicultural and interdisciplinary teams; recognized for high teamwork skills, patience and reasonable supervisor with great leadership skills. He sat in number of boardrooms (both in public and private sectors) where critical decisions were made. He has facilitated and participated in dozens of seminars; conferences and workshops locally and internationally, aimed at capacity buildings. He also participated in panels of talent hunt/recruitment; promotion; re-skilling and or workforce development, retention and management.
Mr. Abubakar is currently a PhD candidate in Human Resource Management in the eminent management University; Utara University, Malaysia; (with research interests in Workplace Automation, Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Job Security and Policy Responses in Nigeria) he also obtained Masters in Business and Commercial Law (with research interest in regulatory and Policy Perspective in contract farming and de-risking Agriculture production in Nigeria, 2018). He bagged another Masters in Social Welfare Education (with research interest in Workforce Productivity and Welfare, 2015) both from prestigious Bayero University, Kano. He is a Certified Personnel Manager by the HRM Professionals and Certification institute Lagos and Fellow Chartered Institute of Human Resources Management, Lagos respectively.
His hobbies include; mentorship, leadership development and soft skills advocacy. Mr. Abubakar is married with children. He is a recipient of exemplary leadership award, achievement awards and certificates of honor.
Abubakar is an accomplished operations executive, astute entrepreneur, business and strategy consultant with successful track records of overseeing project planning processes, field operations, export logistics and international trade.
A curious conceptual thinker and a born problem-solver with a penchant for retooling ideas, Abubakar Stops at nothing every time; reinventing to deliver value across the agricultural value chain. He has been associated with the company since it’s inception as promoter, co-founder and a pioneer director. He is responsible for the overall work of the company and is instrumental in taking strategic decisions for the company.
Abubakar is an alumnus of the prestigious Dangote Business School, Bayero University Kano, where he studied Masters of Business Administration specializing on Agribusiness Management (MBA-Agribusiness). He is a PhD Economics candidate at Othman Yeop Abdallah Graduate School of Business, University of Utara, Malaysia. His major research interests are: Agribusiness and International Trade with particular focus on global food security and commodity exchange in developing countries. A graduate of ESAE Benin, he is an alumnus of the Confucius Institute of the University of Lagos and the Antai College of Economics & Management of Shanghai Jaio Tong University China.
Abubakar is a Certified Financial Analyst and a member of the Institute of Agribusiness Management of Nigeria. He is a certified Business Development Service Provider (BDSP) and has supported/mentored aspiring entrepreneurs to build, launch and run their businesses. He has attended several workshops, seminars and trade fairs/show locally and internationally. He is a recipient of several awards.
Abubakar Ibrahim Garba
Chief Operating Officer