Retail Management Expert
Mr Valentine is the Founder and CEO of First Master Retailers Ltd, operator of Citydia Supermarkets, a franchise of Dia Group of SPAIN. He has 15yrs of FMCG experience in Finance and Supply Chain with senior corporate roles in the Americas, Africa, and the Middle East. Mr Valentine is an investor in a number of ventures in Nigeria and Liberia including Novus Agro Nigeria, Dominus Trading Nigeria, Brand Footprints Nigeria, Delta Tree Nigeria, New Millennium Oil and Gas Liberia. His key professional focus is to build companies in Africa in fast-growing and underserved industries and value chains. He is particularly keen on people development and mentoring upcoming young professionals and entrepreneurs by sharing global networks, experiences , skills and competences to as many as possible in Africa and beyond. He has an MBA from Thunderbird School of Management.