Farouk is a Group Executive Director and Head of Agri-Businesses for Tropical General Investment (TGI) Group.
Farouk is a Group Executive Director and Head of Agri-Businesses for Tropical General Investment (TGI) Group. TGI is a global conglomerate operating in 13 countries across Africa, the Middle East and Asia. TGI’s
Agri businesses cover the entire food value chain from origination/farming, processing, distribution and branded retail. TGI Agri is also involved in the production and trading of agricultural inputs such as fertilizer and certified seeds. The businesses come under the WACOT brand in Nigeria, Fludor in Benin, Ghana, Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire as well as Vink Corporation in the Middle East and Asia.
Prior to joining TGI, Farouk was a Partner and head of PwC’s West African Advisory/Consulting business which covers Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Angola.
Farouk is a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Farouk is also an advisor to the Federal Government of Nigeria and has served on a number of Presidential and Ministerial level task forces/committees.
INDUSTRIES & FUNCTIONS
Current Company: Tropical General Investment (TGI) Group.