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News - August 2, 2023

Dangote’s Daughter, Mariya, Becomes Executive Director at His Sugar Refinery

Aliko Dangote’s Daughter, Mariya has been appointed as an Executive Director at Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc. 

Her appointment was announced by the Board of Directors in an official statement signed by the Company Secretary, Mrs Temitope Hassan and sent to Nigeria Exchange Limited (NGX). 

The official statement reads in part, “The Board of Directors of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc (the Company) wishes to announce the appointment of Mariya Aliko Dangote as an Executive Director on the Board of the Company.”

They also noted that “Her appointment was approved by the Board at its Meeting held on the 28th of July 2023.” 

Dangote daughter’s appointment became effective the same day it was announced. It is also subject to the ratification of the Members of the Company at its next General Meeting. 

What you need to know about Dangote’s daughter, Mariya 

Mariya holds an LL.B and BL, and an MBA from Coventry University, United Kingdom. The Nigerian billionaire’s daughter is currently attending the Cambridge Senior Management Program.  She has also attended various courses on Business Strategy, Advanced Management, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Sugar Processing, and Productivity Optimization. 

As a Project Leader, Dangote’s daughter boasts extensive experience and proven expertise in Business Strategy, Planning & Implementation, Digitization & Mechanization of Backward Integration Projects, and Mergers & Acquisitions amongst others.  

She first served as a Business Strategy & Corporate Risk Specialist in the Holding Company, Dangote Industries Limited.  Mariya joined Dangote Sugar Refinery in 2019 and currently oversees the Business and Strategic activities and the Backward Integration Projects of the Company.  She is also responsible for the implementation of the digitization and mechanization of key operational activities in the Company and its Subsidiaries. 

Mariya is one of the three daughters of the richest black man in the world.

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