Halima Aliko-Dangote is an Executive Director of Dangote Industries Limited (Dangote Group) and an
Executive Director, Sales, and Marketing, Dangote Flour Mills Plc (DFM), a subsidiary of Dangote Group.
The Group currently has a presence in 17 African countries and is a market leader on the continent. She is
also a Trustee of the Aliko Dangote Foundation and Board President of The Africa Center.
Halima Aliko-Dangote is a graduate of the American Intercontinental University, London, United
Kingdom and Webster Business School, in the UK where she obtained an MBA. She has attended a
number of high profile leadership development programmes including, the Programme for Leadership
Development (PLD) at the Harvard Business School, Executive Development Programme at the Kellogg
School of Management and Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Executive, Columbia Business
Halima Aliko-Dangote joined DIL in 2008 and served as Special Assistant to the President & Chief
Executive, with a wide span of responsibilities including providing technical support and advising on
strategy and management decisions. As an Executive Director of DIL, she is responsible for enhancing
the performance of DIL’s subsidiaries by ensuring shared services across companies; supporting capital
raising initiatives; and putting in place, Group-wide human resources and administration policies and
systems. She is also responsible for new business development and project management, working
closely with the President and other members of the Executive Team to develop geographic and sectoral
expansion plans for the Group. She currently serves as a member of the project management team that
is overseeing the development and financing of the Group’s newest businesses including an $9 billion
refinery and a $1.5 billion fertiliser plant, both in Nigeria.
Previously, she served as an Executive Director of NASCON, a DIL subsidiary with revenues of $82 million
and net income of $17 million. She continues to serve as a Non-Executive Director of NASCON. She
started her career as a Business Analyst with KPMG Professional Services in Lagos, Nigeria.
Halima Aliko-Dangote is spearheading the expansion drive of DIL, which is poised to become a Fortune
100 Company within the next few years.