3rd Cassava World Africa

10-11 Oct, 2017 - Lusaka, ZAMBIA

Radisson Blu Hotel Lusaka
About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Mr. Paul Miyonmide Gbededo

Paul Gbededo, a Fellow of the Polymer Institute of Nigeria has been  the Group Managing Director  / Chief Executive Officer of FMN since 1st April, 2013. 

Paul was educated at the Polytechnic of North London UK where he obtained Graduateship of Plastic and Rubber Institute and Associateship of National College of Rubber Technology in 1980, and holds MSc. Degree in Polymer Technology (1981) of Loughborough University of Technology, UK. 

An alumnus of Lagos Business School, Advanced Management Programme 3, Paul also attended an Executive Programme at Harvard Business School in 2013. 

Paul’s over 30 years career with FMN Group started at Nigerian Bag Manufacturing Company Plc (1982 – 1998). There, he acquired extensive experience serving in various managerial positions and rising to General Manager Production and became the first Nigerian Production Director in 1996. 

IN 1998, Paul moved as General Manager/Director in charge of Fertilizer Operations, a Division of FMN, pioneering development of the product, “Golden Fertilizer” the first choice of Nigerian farmers.

He also served as the pioneer General Manager/Director for Golden Pasta Company Limited, now a division of FMN – which has grown to become Africa’s biggest pasta plant. Paul attended Pasta Machinery Use, Maintenance and Operation at FAVA, Italy in 2005.


In July 2012, Paul was elevated to the position of Managing Director, Agro-Allied business with responsibility to implement FMN Group’s backward integration policies, programmes and initiatives. 

Paul, who has a keen focus on results, is fully engaged in mentoring career development of Nigerian Managers as well as expatriates. 



Mr. Paul Miyonmide Gbededo, Group Managing Director
Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc
Cassava Bread Initiatives
Day 1 [Tue 10, October], at 11:20 AM