An esteemed member of the Nigerian community, Mr. Ramesh Valechha has over 36 years business experience worldwide and serves on the board of various companies nationwide.
With his background and experience, he has ensured the growth of Milan Group, encouraging the innovative dynamism for which the group has come to know, with the completion of InterContinental Hotel Lagos, the first 5 star hotel project in Lagos.
Professor Kasunmu obtained his bachelor’s degree in law from the university, college London from where he also obtained his Master’s degree in law. He was admitted to the Nigerian bar in 1964 and in the same year joined the Faculty of Law, University of Ife as one of its pioneer law lecturers.
He was appointed as the Attorney-General of Lagos State, a position he held for three years. He was appointed Senior Advocate of Nigeria on the 25th of January 1978. He has handled a number of celebrated cases for foreign and domestic clients at all levels of courts. He is the Principal Partner Professor A. B. Kasunmu’s Chambers, Lagos.
An astute businessman, Mr Rajesh Valechha has been in Nigeria for over 26 years and experienced in all aspects of imports, shipping, trading, banking and finance.
He has attended courses in Commodities and Futures Trading with large sugar Trade Houses at Geneva. He has been involved in all aspects of Nigerian Trade with exposure that is invaluable to the group. He has been fully involved with InterContinental Hotel Lagos.
Mr. Akinsola Akinfemiwa is currently the Chairman of Heritage Bank Limited. He is a seasoned banker with over twenty eight years of banking experience. His areas of expertise include strategic planning and management, Corporate Banking, Project Financing, Leadership and Interpersonal Relationship and Advisory Services.
Mr. Akinfemiwa has attended several management development training programs both locally and abroad. He obtained his B.Sc. Degree in Agriculture Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He also holds an M.B.A degree from the university of Ife.
Mr. Vikram Valechha is the Executive Director of the group. As a young and dynamic member of the board, Mr. Vikram Valechha’s area of expertise is imports, marketing, chartering, insurance and commodities forward trading. He is also very actively involved in the real estate and property development business of the group.
He has successfully executed and commissioned the InterContinental Hotel project, which is a unique development and is a first of its kind in Nigeria and West Africa. He has attended several professional courses in soft commodities trading with large Sugar Trade House in Geneva, Switzerland and is involved with intercontinental operations, strategic investments and new projects of the group.
In the process of becoming a Naturalised Nigerian.
Alhaji Haruna is a banker by profession with over 20 years of experience. Formally a senior Manager of Gamji Bank and Societe Generale Bank of Nigeria, his area of expertise in banking and finance.
He has brought to the group his extensive experience and support. In his earlier years he has worked for the Nigeria Electrical Power Authority (NEPA) and taught at various Universities across Nigeria.
Mr. Bayou Odunlami is a committed professional who has spent his working life in a single organization because he chose a firm with a heritage and high professional standards.
These accord with his personal values and he has risen to the height of his professional career as the first Nigeria Managing Director of Design Group Nigeria Limited, a position he attained in 2006. He obtained his Bachelors in Environmental studies from university of Lagos in 1982 and also Masters in Environmental design (architechture) from the same University in 1984
Mr. Michael Shofile is a graduate of Economics from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of personnel management of Nigeria. He is likewise a member of the board of Administrators of Nigeria. An accomplished human resource professional with over nine years operating experience in both multinational and locally based organization. He is currently the human resource manager for the Group.