Amy Jadesimi

Born: c. 1976, Nigeria;

Occupation: Physician, Businessperson;

Position: Managing Director;

Company: Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL);

Industry: Oil & Energy, Logistics & Supply Chain;

Residence: Lagos, Nigeria;

Nationality: Nigerian;

Amy Jadesimi

Dr. Amy Jadesimi is Managing Director (since 2009), Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base (LADOL), an industrial Free Zone privately owned logistics and engineering facility located on an island in the Port of Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria. The logistics firm was started by her father Chief Oladipo Jadesimi in 2001 and is the only 100 per cent indigenous oil and gas fabrication and multi-logistics services base in Nigeria.

“Though I work with my father, meritocracy is very important to him,” she says. “The company is managed as an institution. This is a business that means a lot to him emotionally. Being the Managing Director one gets a lot of pressure, especially not to make any kind of costly mistake." She told ventureaferica.com in a 2013 interview.

Career

After graduating from business school Amy moved to Nigeria where she set up a financial consultancy firm before joining the Management Team of LiLe, the developer of LADOL, as Managing Director. While at Stanford, Amy completed an internship with Brait Private Equity in Johannesburg, South Africa (2003), where she worked as a transaction executive in Private Equity. Dr. Jadesimi joined Goldman Sachs International in London (1999 to 2002), as part of the Investment Banking Division, specializing in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions.

Board and Advisor Roles

As a contributor to Forbes, Dr Jadesimi is a member of the Advisory Board for the UN Development Programme’s Africa Human Development Report”. In 2012, Dr Jadesimi was named an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow; in 2013, a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and a Rising Talent by the Women’s Forum for Economy and Society; in 2014, Forbes included her in The 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa; and in July 2015, the Financial Times named her one of top 25 Africans To Watch. Amy is a founding member of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, announced in January 2016 at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Forbes added her to it's The World's Top 50 Women in Tech 2018 list. She was included in Reset Global People 2019 inaugural list of the Top 100 Women CEOs in Africa.

Education

Dr. Jadesimi attended boarding school in the United Kingdom. She attended the University of Oxford, first graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Physiological Sciences and later with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (BMBCh) degree, in 1999. She also earned a MBA in Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Let's Make Africa & The African Diaspora The Largest Economy In The World!

The African Diaspora is the worldwide collection of communities descended from native Africans or people from Africa. Black People!

One small step in overcoming 500 years of "The HUMILIATION of Black People." We must never forget!

A message from Errol I. Mars, founder of BlackEntrepreneurProfile.Com

I would like to tell you about our mission and how you can help us fulfill it. Our mission is to build the most comprehensive database of successful black entrepreneurs, executives and companies. We originally started blackentrepreneurprofile.com to show successful black people who didn't play sports or entertain others for a living. Over the years we've received many emails from users who really approached the fact that this resource was available and how it has motivated them or inspired their children.

The research we perform along with the free content we produce -- takes a lot of hard work, time and money. Striving to produce high quality content requires the support of sponsors who are aligned with our vision.

We need your help to accomplish this. We welcome any financial contribution you can make to help us improve our technology and content by contributing to us using one of the following methods.

Your contributions will help our small, independent team to focus on producing great content and will allow us to continue to grow Black Entrepreneurs & Executives Profiles.

Recently Added Black Executives

Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: Global Chief Marketing Officer; Company: Logitech International S.A.; Industry: Consumer electronics,…

Occupation: Businessman; Position: President & CEO, Converse, Inc.; Company: NIKE; Industry: Apparel, Accessories, Sports equipment; …

Occupation: Businesswoman; Position: President & CEO; Company: Electro Soft, Incorporated; Industry: Manufacturing, Electronics Components; …

Occupation: Businessperson; Position: VP, Strategy & Development; Company: NIKE, Inc.; Industry: Apparel, Accessories, Sports equipment; …

Occupation: Businessman; Position: President of Jordan Brand; Company: Nike, Inc.; Industry: Apparel, Accessories, Sports equipment; …

Latest News & Articles

Rihanna’s billion-dollar Savage X Fenty lingerie brand plans to open storefronts in 2022. “Retail is an important part of our growth strategy. You’ll…

Percy "Master P" Miller, the serial entrepreneur and master marketer known best for founding No Limits Records, is celebrating reaching 1 million…

Firefly Aerospace, Inc., a leading provider of economical and dependable launch vehicles, spacecraft, and in-space services, today announced that…

Rihanna is now worth $1.7 billion, making her the wealthiest female musician in the world. But it’s wasn't music that’s made her so rich.

Jay-Z and NBA player Andre Iguodala, was among group of investors who worked with Blackstone Group Inc. in purchasing Certified Collectibles Group, a…

Black Billionaires

Born: April 10, 1957, Kano, Kano State, Nigeria; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Chairman, President; Company: The Dangote Group; …

Born: February 20, 1988, Saint Michael, Barbados; Occupation: Businesswoman, singer, songwriter, actress; Position: Co-Founder; Organizations: …

Born: December 4, 1969, Brooklyn, NY; Company: Roc Nation; Position: Founder; Industry: Media, Entertainment, Publishing, Fashion; Residence:…

Born: June 8, 1977, Atlanta, Georgia; Occupation: Rapper, Music Producer, Fashion Designer, Businessman; Position: Founder; Company: Yeezy; …

Born: January 29, 1954, Kosciusko, Mississippi, U.S.; Occupation: TV Host, Actress, Film & TV Producer, Businesswoman, Philanthropist; Position:…

FTC: Black Entrepreneur & Executive Profiles is reader supported, we may earn income on affiliate links. You support us by using our links to buy products, it will cost you nothing extra. Learn more...