OLUSOLA OBABORI is the Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director of Red Star Express PLC, a world leading courier and package delivery company in Nigeria.

Shola has previously served as the Group Deputy Managing Director and Executive Director at Red Star Express PLC. An astute management professional with outstanding Sales and Marketing career with an accounting and finance background, making landmark contributions in the areas of Customer Service and Business Development, Logistics, Warehousing and Freight.

Previously, he served as General Manager/Chief Operating Officer of Red Star Logistics Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Red Star Express Plc. He joined the services of Red Star in 1999. At various times, he served as the Red Star group’s Assistant General Manager in charge of Strategy and Business Development for over five years and later as Deputy General Manager Sales with responsibility for the national sales management.

Shola holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. Hons) degree in Accounting, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Business Administration from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He is an alumnus of several advanced management and leadership programmes from world class institutions including -The School of Business Leadership of the University of South Africa, McGill Executive Institute, Canada; Lagos Business School, Nigeria; Harvard Business School, USA; Haas Business School of the University of California, Berkeley, USA; The University of Westminster, United Kingdom and FedEx Purple Academy, Belgium where he excelled as the Purple Star Award Winner in 2006. He is an Associate member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (Chartered) and a Fellow of the Institute of Business Development.



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