Mandilas Motors has been a household name in the Nigerian Automobile industry for close to 70 years.
The Volkswagen brand was introduced to Nigeria by the company in the ’50s; even before the establishment of the Volkswagen Assembly plant in Nigeria. Mandilas was later involved in the distribution of other brands like Audi,Peugeot, Nissan, Daihatsu, Honda, Kia, and subsequently re-introduced the Skoda brand into Nigeria in the late ’90s.
The company is currently one of the accredited Toyota dealers in Nigeria, and a major player at that, with many awards to show for it since 2003. The Leasing unit is involved in fleet management and vehicle leases.
Brand New Vehicles:
Mandilas New Car Sales Department is one of the leading accredited Toyota Distributor in the country.
We are a major player in the sales of new Toyota vehicles in Nigeria. All new vehicles sold are backed up with a three year or 100,000km (whichever comes first) Manufacturer’s warranty; with the option of a Service plan offered with every new vehicle sold.
Various incentives are offered to our customers; and these include free registration, accessories, free service and much more based on terms and conditions of the sale.
Mandilas Group Limited is an iconic Nigerian brand founded by John Basil Mandilas.
Our mission is to be the first-choice provider of quality and professional lifestyle solutions in Nigeria.
We are a company of ideas nurtured by a commitment to our clients.
Marie-Therese Phido has over 25 years’ experience working in Business Development, Strategy, Sales & Marketing, Brand Management and Corporate Communication. She worked for the foremost professional services firm in Nigeria, KPMG where she started her career and rose to the position of Associate Director and Head Sales & Markets for West Africa.
She then moved on to Deloitte as Director, West Africa Clients and industries Leader (Partner level), where her role involved coordinating business development and sales targeting for the region and working with teams and C-level executives across the region to actively secure medium to long term financial growth and strategic goals for the firm.
She is currently the General Manager, Sales and Marketing of Mandilas Group Limited, a leading indigenous trading and services conglomerate.
Marie-Therese is an alumnus of the London Business School, Harvard Business School and the Lagos Business School. She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Institute of Directors. She has conducted several projects in strategy and go-to-market strategy, business growth, training sessions on sales & marketing, business development, business activation, branding, innovation, and customer service.
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Obi Chilo-Offiah is a vastly skilled Finance professional with expertise in Budgeting and Forecasting, Auditing and Financial reporting, Risk Management, Investment Analysis, Portfolio Management and Operations Management amongst others.
Obi joined the Mandilas Group as the Head of Treasury in 2020 and preceding this, he served as a Wealth manager and Private Banker with the First Bank of Nigeria in Private Banking, as the Audit Senior in the Asset Management Group in McGladrey, LLP Stamford, as an Associate who then progressed to be Manager at The Siegfried Group, LLP in New York; and in Deloitte & Touché LLP, Stamford as an Accountant who progressed to Associate and then Audit Senior.
He is the founder and the principal Partner of the Equinox Group Limited with a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Hartford, USA.
Kemi holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and an MBA from the University of Ife and Obafemi Awolowo University respectively.
She worked briefly at the then University of Ife before proceeding to join the Federal Road Safety Commission where she had a brief stint as Route Commander, Public Enlightenment.
In 1991, she joined Mandilas Enterprises Limited as Public Enlightenment Officer, later became the Business Development Manager and eventually National Marketing Manager.
Kemi’s automobile industry experience spans over 25years. She is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management, as well as the Automobile and Allied Industries Sector of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and has won several industry awards including Toyota Nigeria.
She left Mandilas in 2010 and re-joined the team in 2018 as Operations Manager of Motors/Leasing Division.
Fatosin Anna is a seasoned Human Resources and Administration Manager with over twenty years’ experience.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a Post Graduate degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the University of Lagos.
She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN) and a professional member of the Society of Human Resources Management amongst many other certifications. With proficiency in all key aspects of Human Resources Management, she has worked with top talents of several industrial sectors hence a versatile professional in the field.
She has served in ValuCard Nigeria Plc, Bell Oil and Gas Limited, Cakasa (Nigeria) Company Limited, RadissonBlu Anchorage Hotel, Swift Networks Limited, Shorelink Oil and Gas Limited as the Human Resources and Administration Manager, before joining the Mandilas Group in 2019 where she holds the position of the Head of Human Resources.
Pal Singh is the General Manager of the Air-conditioning division.
Qualified as HVACR engineer, he is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers. Pal has 28 years’ experience in large Air-conditioning and ventilation equipment from different Companies across the globe.
He is an expert in latest and advanced technology of HVACR engineering which is a unique service that aligns comfort and technology for Corporates.
Temilola Olumide, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAN) with over thirty (30) years’ experience across professional accounting practice, financial institutions, telecoms, oil marketing and security organizations. She joined Mandilas Group Limited as Head, Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance in January 2022 from De Tastee Fried Chicken Limited where she worked as the Finance Controller.
Temilola holds a B.Sc degree in Economics from University of Ibadan, Ibadan. She started her working career as an Articled Clerk in Coopers & Lybrand (now Price Waterhouse Coopers). Her previous work experience were at G4S Secure Solutions Nigeria Limited, Forte Oil Plc (formerly African Petroleum Plc), Motorola Nigeria Limited, United States Agency for International Development – (USAID) – Office of Transition Initiatives.
Temilola’s experience includes leading the Finance function in various business transformation and corporate restructuring initiatives that delivered significant improvement to Revenue, Net Profit and thus ROI performance.
Daisi is a professional accountant with over 20 years’ experience across the broad spectrum of corporate finance.
He was Company Treasurer and rose to Head of Corporate Planning and Strategy at Promasidor Nigeria and later joined Timeless Holdings Ltd as the Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this, he had worked with MBC International Bank
He holds a B.Sc. degree from the Obafemi Awolowo University and an MBA from the University of Benin.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria.
He’s also a project manager – a PRINCE 2 Registered Practitioner and an Executive Master’s Certificate holder in Project Management from the Project Management College, UK. A member of many professional bodies both in Nigeria and UK
OLA AYO-ADELOYE joined Mandilas in 2018 as the Group Chief Executive Officer charged with leading the company through its restructuring exercise. She is the first African to attain the position since the Group started operations 70 years ago.
Ola joined the Mandilas Group from IBILE Oil and Gas Corporation where she was the pioneer Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this role, she was at Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Shell International, United Kingdom and Arthur Anderson where she served in Finance, Management Consulting, Strategic Business Development and Project/Process Management functions at senior and management levels in and outside Nigeria.
She is a strong program and project management professional with a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) from Canisius College (USA) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Accounting degree from D’Youville College (USA).
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