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Chief Olabintan Famutimi: Celebrating An Icon At 74 - TheCityPulseNews.com
Chief Olabintan Famutimi is an accomplished administrator and industrialist who has made an indelible impact in the Nigerian business space. He has dedicated a large part of his life to the advancement of entrepreneurship, commerce and socio-economic development of the country. The illustrious business leader began his academic career at St. Jude’s Primary School, Ondo before he proceeded to Molusi College, Ijebu-Igbo where he achieved the best result in Advanced Level General Certificate of Examinations (GCE) in the entire Ijebu province, and then studied Geography/ Geomorphology in the prestigious University of Ibadan between 1968 and 1971. Interestingly, the septuagenarian never worked in any georgraphy-related business organization during his working days. Most of his career was in pharmaceutical firms like Boots Company Nigeria Plc, Beecham and Pfizer Products Company Plc. He has also previously worked with United African Company (UAC) Plc, RT Briscoe Nigeria Plc, Hawker Siddeley Engineering Company UK, and Nigeria Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER). As an astute administrator, the alumni of the esteemed Institute European d’Administration des Affairs (INSEAD), Fontainebleau, France has demonstrated quality leadership in various capacities like President of Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), Chairman/MD of Beebs Holdings Limited, Chairman of Capital Heritage Limited, …