Aliko Dangote’s Second Daughter, Halima Dangote Appointed Executive Director, Commercial Operations At Dangote Industries Ltd.

Halima Dangote.

The Dangote Group has announced the appointment of the second daughter of the Chairman of the group, Halima Dangote as Executive Director, Commercial Operations of Dangote Industries Ltd.


She is returning to the company after serving on secondment in several capacities across two of its business units over the last five years with her most recent role in the group as the Executive Director of Dangote Flour Mills.

Halima is a trustee of the Aliko Dangote Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the conglomerate and had previously served as the executive director of NASCON, a manufacturer of salt, seasonings and still serves as a non-executive director.

She is coming onboard with over 12 years of professional experience and has held several executive management roles.

In her new role, Dangote will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of the Dangote Group’s customer strategy to drive customer growth, improve customer relationship management, enhance customer experience and increase long term customer value. She will also be responsible for the implementation of the group’s shared services strategy with specific oversight for the following functions; commercial, strategic procurement, administration and branding & communications.

Halima, who is the second daughter of Aliko Dangote, holds a bachelors degree in marketing from the American Intercontinental University, London and a master’s degree in business administration from Webster Business School, United Kingdom.

She is the President of the board of The Africa Center in New York, a uniquely focused centre providing a forward-looking gateway for engagement with Africa while encompassing policy, business and culture. She is a board member of Endeavour Nigeria and is also a member of the Women Corporate Directors (WCD).