Management Team

Seyi Onajide is the Managing Director. He started his professional career as an intern with deloitte Haskins & Sells an international firm of Chartered Accountants and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989. Subsequently he obtained his Masters Degree in Business Adminstration from the University of Lagos(1998) and now a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria(ICAN).He has attend many management courses locally and internationally including the prestigious Lagos Business School and famous INSEAD, France.Prior to his joining Briscoe in 1998, he had worked with SCOA Nigeria Plc(1990-1993) and 1994-1996) where he became the AGM Finance and subsequently as a Management Consultant to Alchem Industries Limited(1996-1997) and Management Development Associates(1998).He was employed by R.T. Briscoe on Ist of July 1998, appointed the Finance Director in December 2004, Executive Director in chareg of Motor Business in January 2006. In April 2008 he was appointed the Deputy Managing Director, Managing Director- Designate in July 2009 and became the Managing Director in January 2010.
Mr Eguaikhide Olorunfemi obtained a Post graduate Diploma in Business administration and MBA Marketing management from Enugu state University in 1999 and 2001. He is a full Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM), an Associate of Nigeria Institute of Training and Development ACITD), a Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration (FICA) of Nigeria, Fellow institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (FCA) and an Alumnus of the prestigious Lagos Business School having completed an Advance Management Program (AMP 28) in 2016. He began his career in 1996, as Client services Supervisor in Shell Petroleum Development Company and between 2003 and 2010 held various Managerial positions in Genesis Group a foremost indigenous Hospitality Group as Assistant General Manager Hotels, Deputy General Manager Human Resources and Information Technology, General Manager Human Resources & Information Technology and finally as General Manager Operations. He had a brief stint as Chief Operating Officer at The Bridge Healthcare Company, Nigeria topmost in-vitro Fertility Clinic. He joined RT Briscoe Nigeria Plc in 2012 as Group Head Human Capital Development where he spare headed the various change and organisational transformation initiatives and in 2014 was redeployed to manage BriscoeFord a Division in the Group with responsibility to oversee the Ford Dealership in Nigeria. He was appointed the Chief Operating Officer of the Company in August 2018 in recognition of his efforts towards repositioning the company. Mr Eguaikhide is happily married with Children .
Mr. Jubril Adetokunbo Shittu, is a Chartered Accountant and the holder of a Bachelor degree in Applied Accounting from the Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Lagos. He has also attended various leadership and management training programmes within and outside the country. Jubril has over 20 years’ professional working experience garnered from serving in various finance and accounting positions. He began his career in 1998 as an Accountant with Premier Paints Plc and subsequently served as an Accounts Manager in Petrolog Limited, an oil servicing company. He joined the UAC of Nigeria Plc (UACN) group in March 2005 where he held various management positions as Management Accountant and Finance Controller-Transport & Distribution at MDS Logistics Division, Group Co-coordinator, IFRS Conversion Project and Financial Controller at Portland Paints and Products Nigeria Plc (a subsidiary of UACN). Mr. Shittu joined R.T. Briscoe (Nigeria) Plc in January 2016 as the Head, Management Accounts & Control and was promoted in January 2018 as Assistant General Manager, Finance/Deputy CFO. He was appointed the Chief Financial Officer of the company on 4th September, 2018.
Kunle Ajifola, a Chartered Accountant, is the acting Managing Director of Briscoe Properties Limited. He joined BPL in February 2009 and was the General Manager responsible for Finance and Administration as well as the Facility Management unit of the company before his appointment as acting Managing Director in April 2015. Mr. Ajifola is a B.Sc graduate in Physics from the Ondo State University (Now University of Ado-Ekiti). Prior to his joining the R.T. Briscoe group, he had worked with Coopers & Lybrand (Now PriceWaterHouseCoopers), Nigerite Limited and Nigerian Aluminum Extrusion Company Limited (NIGALEX) in various accounting and finance positions. Mr. Ajifola is a registered member of the International Facility Managers' Association."
Michael is a graduate of Law of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife. He has a post graduate degree in Law and is an Associate of the Charted Institute of Arbitrators, winning the prestigious Best Overall Graduating Student in the Institute’s professional examination in 2007. He is also an alumnus of The Pan African University (Lagos Business School), having undergone the Senior Management Program (SMP) of the institute. He started his professional career as a Counsel-in-Chambers in the litigation law firm of Allan & Ogunkeye in 2000 where he acquired extensive experience in litigation and intellectual property law. He thereafter moved to Equatorial Richfield’s Limited, a solid minerals and Property Development company as a Senior Legal Officer, a position he held until 2007 when he joined Crown Realities PLC, a property investment Company (Developer of Crown Estates, Lekki, Lagos) to head its legal department. As Head of the Legal Department, he was in charge of the day to day activities of the Legal unit and was extensively involved in the verification of titles to land, sourcing of choice locations for property development and investment, including preparation and perfection of title documents. Michael joined R.T Briscoe (Nig) PLC in 2009 as Manager, Legal Services and rose to become the Legal Adviser of the company. As the Legal Adviser, he is in charge of company’s legal portfolio. He is also the Secretary of the Executive Management committee of the Company and the head of the Debt Recovery Committee.
Mr. Ilugbo obtained a B/Tec National Diploma in Business Studies from Harringey College in London in 1989, and a BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies from North London University, England by 1994. He further did a Master in Business Administration at Middlesex University also in the United Kingdom, between 2002 and 2004. His financial career began in 1996 at Cottrell & Co. Ltd. England, as a Credit Controller, a role he did across various organisations in the United Kingdom, including international organisations such as Osram Plc. and Transport for London (TfL), where he gained most of his experience. Whilst at TfL between 1999 and 2012, he rose to the position of Efficiencies Analyst and held various managerial positions until becoming the Group Services Finance Manager in 2007. He also spearheaded the successful implementation of various projects including a Financial Control Process mechanism to monitor Projects and contracts, which resulted in the enforcement of penalty clauses. He later left TfL in 2012 as a Finance Business Partner. Mr. Ilugbo joined R.T. Briscoe (Nigeria) Plc. as a Credit Controller/Risk Manager in December 2012 and was responsible for the reduction of credit risk associated with bad debtors for the organisation. After the implementation of this unit, his marketing career commenced as a Senior Sales Manager in 2014, and he resumed the role of Head, Fleet & Government Business Unit later that year. Mr. Ilugbo is the Business Manager, Abuja since October 2016, and is responsible for the profit maximization of the Branch across all products and services provided by the Organisation.
Mr Chukwu obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Banking from the University of Lagos in 1994 and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Federal University of Technology, Akure in 2002. He became Associate members of Nigerian Institute of Management and National Institute of Marketing in 2003 and 2004 respectively. He began his career in 1994, as a Marketing Officer with Cashcraft Assets Management Ltd. His 22 years broad-based exposure and expertise in the fast paced industries include Globacom, Somotex (Nigeria) Ltd and Routelink Technologies. He joined R. T. Briscoe in July 2013 from Hot FM Radio Station (which broadcasts live from Abuja, across the North Central States of Nigeria on 98.3 FM, South Eastern Part of Nigeria on 99.5 and the South South 96.5 Hot FM), where he was the Chief Operating Officer. In the Briscoe group, he has held various managerial positions including being the Head of Strategy and Marketing between 2013 and 2016. Presently he heads the business in South-East. .
Bernard Njemanze is a product of University of Ibadan – Graduate school of Industrial / Organizational Psychology with specialized background in the areas of sales, conflict resolution, and organizational behavior. He has BSc. (Hons) Psychology in 1994, and MSc. Psychology in 2000, both from the prestigious University of Ibadan. He started his career in the automotive industry with Coscharis Motors Limited, a leading indigenous automotive dealership in Nigeria as a Sales Executive in 2001. He is a member of the pioneer Ford sales team that reintroduced, and repositioned FORD as a major brand in the Nigerian automotive sector. He joined R. T. Briscoe Nigeria Plc. (BRISCOE FORD) in 2007 as a Senior Sales Executive, where he rose to various management positions as Sales Manager Ford- Port Harcourt between 2010 – January 2014; Branch Manager Ikeja between February 2014 – July 2017. He is currently the Regional Manager South – South where he oversees sales and aftersales business within the region. Bernard Njemanze has over 16 years of national and international exposure within the automotive industry (Fleet and Retail) sales and training. A Winner of the 2010 Sub Saharan Africa, Ford Motors World Cup Sales Walk – Around Competition, Sun City, South Africa. Finalist in the 2010 Ford Motors World Cup Sales Walk – Around Competition, Dearborn, Michigan, USA. He is happily married with children.
Mrs. Sodipo obtained a Higher National Diploma in Electrical/Electronic Engineering from Yaba College of Technology, Lagos in 1993, Postgraduate Diploma (Management) from Abubakar Tafawa balewa University, 2001 and Masters In Business Administration (Human Resources) Lagos State University, 2004.She is currently an Associate member of the Institute of materials handling and supply chain management and a member of the Institute of strategic management, Nigeria. She began her career in 1996, as a trainee engineer at SCOATRAC a subsidiary of SCOA Nigeria Plc and rose to the position of Superintendent before leaving the company in 2001. Between 2001 and 2010, she held the various positions as the Administrative head and programs coordinator within Rehoboth foundation a Nongovernmental initiative. She joined R.T Briscoe Nigeria Plc in June 2010. In Briscoe, she has held various managerial positions including being Head Administration and Logistics within the Industrial equipment Unit, later the Sales Manager for the Material Handling Equipment. She spearheaded the successful takeoff of the warehousing and consultancy service within the Material handling unit. Mrs Sodipo is currently the Material Handling Unit Business Head, she brings to bear her training and wealth of experience to ensure proper oversight over both the sales and the aftersales units. .
Mr. Kehinde Adewale Lawal is the Head of Briscoe Elgi. He graduated from University of Ilorin in 1990 with a Bachelor of Engineering – Civil (2nd Class Upper Division). In 1991, he joined a Material Management Consulting Firm – Material Management Service Limited, as a Material Engineer where he rose to the position of Senior Consultant and resigned to join R.T. Briscoe in 2005. He obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Obafemi Awolowo University in 1996. He has attended many courses in Materials and Business Management prior to joining Briscoe. He was employed by Briscoe on 1st of August, 2005 as Assistant Project Manager under Briscoe Solutions Plus, redeployed to the then Atlas Copco Division as Assistant Manager (Logistics), transferred to Port Harcourt Branch in April, 2007 as Sales Manager – Industrial Equipment and appointed on the 1st of April, 2015 as Business Manager – Port Harcourt Branch. He was appointed the Head of Briscoe Elgi in 2017 .
Ifeoma is a highly versatile, self-motivated, passion-driven and result-oriented professional. She is currently practicing as a HR Professional charged with the responsibility of managing the entire HR function in her organization, a publicly quoted company. She is a certified Professional (in) Human Resource international (PHRi) by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), USA. She is passionate about driving win-win relationships; seeing talents excel at achieving optimal business results. Hence, she enjoys working with and managing diverse teams to realize such goals irrespective of their backgrounds. She is a strategist and very analytical; also having a strong flair for communicating for impact. She is a solution-provider. Though multi-skilled and competent in many areas - People Strategy & Management, Business Communication, Creative Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Analytics, Public Relations, Office & Logistics Management, Executive Support etc., she is an ardent believer in continuous improvement and seeks to leverage her strengths with other executives to achieve business goals through result driven people. She’s got interests in Strategy & Sustainability; Sales & Marketing and Brand Management. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels and with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences. It’s her career desire to provide leadership and drive the successful management of billion-turnover business with sustainable profitability in the nearest future. . .