About: Ashish Pande


Country head & MD for Olam Agri, Nigeria


Ashish Pande is the Country head & MD for Olam Agri in Nigeria , managing a overall business size $ 2 Bn, the Largest Operation for Olam Agri at a global level .
Olam was bon in Nigeria some 30 yrs ago and is now a global Agric major with presence in over 60+ countries . In Nigeria Olam Agri has  investments in 
Wheat Milling | Animal feed & Protein | Rice Farming| Cotton ginning /sourcing and edible oil refinery 
Ashish is an Engineer with a Master’s degree in Business Administration. He has over 22 years of multi geographical work experience, having worked with PepsiCo & Reckitt Benckiser in India, Australia and France .
He joined Olam in January, 2017 and has been instrumental in the establishment of Olam’s Animal Feeds business in Nigeria, the successful integration of the acquired Dangote Flour Mills, setting up CFM’s extensive fleet operations, 
Ashish conceptualized and manages the execution of key Agric Value chain initiatives in the country under the auspices of the Olam Agri’s “Seeds For The Future” initiative , these efforts have been recognized by the government and was recently awarded the Presidential “Productivity Order Of Merit Award “ by President in 2022