Director, Professional Services
Idiris Olayinka Ajani is a seasoned professional with over 15 years of work experience cutting across diverse industries including Management Consulting, Agribusiness, Consumer & Packaged Goods, Retail and Not-For-Profit.
Over the course of his professional career, Idris has collaborated with cross-functional business leaders & C-Suite Executives, in complex operating environments, to develop strategic plans, identify and execute strategic initiatives that drove profitable and sustainable growth and maximized stakeholders’ value.
Having worked with leading global organizations; Accenture, Syngenta AG, the Coca-Cola Company, where he occupied various leadership roles, Idris strengthened his exceptional leadership, collaboration and stakeholder management skills, amongst others, that he calls upon in his current role at Sobeys Inc, his volunteering at Network of Nigerians in Canada and generally for the improvement of his communities.
He is a Project Management Professional, PMP, with Project Management Institute (PMI), a Certified Supply Chain Professional, CSCP, with Association of Supply Chain Management (ASCM). He holds a bachelor’s degree in Surveying & Geoinformatics from the University of Lagos and Executive Education Certificate in Digital Strategy from Columbia Business School. He lives in the Greater Toronto Area with his wife, Khadijah, and their four children.