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Mr. Jimmy Gboyega Delano

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Background

Employment History

  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    Ilora Products
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    Beauty Aid Global
  • Vice President
    Soft Sheen/L'oreal
  • Vice President for Entire International Market
    Soft Sheen/L'oreal
  • Vice President of International Sales and US Director of Sales, Planning and Administration
    Polaroid another blue chip American Company
  • Gillette

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Ilora Products
  • Committee
    London Regional Passenger Committee

Education

  • Theology
    Oxford University
  • MBA , Finance and Investment
  • MBA , International Business
  • Masters Degrees
  • London School of Accounting
13 Total References
Web References
Chief Jimmy Gboyega ...
www.waiafricafoundation.org, 4 July 2009 [cached]
Chief Jimmy Gboyega Delano has been an accountant for over 25 years and has an MBA in International Buiness (Marketing) and an MA degree in Finance and Investment from South Bank University, London, England. He belongs to several professional bodies in the United Kingdom and United States including the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Institute of Directors
He has an extensive blue-chip multinational company experience in Africa, Middle East, Europe, North America, South America, having worked for Gillette, the blue chip American company responsible for successful business development in Africa and Europe. He worked for Polaroid another blue chip American Company and as a Vice President of International Sales and US Director of Sales, Planning and Administration for Soft Sheen/Carson (A division of L'Oreal, the largest manufacturer of Beauty products in the world).
He is currently the President & CEO of Ilora L'Original Beauty Concepts, Inc. with headquarters in Chicago a company that manufactures distibutes and brokers beauty products in over 15 countries. Chief Delano is well known in International circuits particularly within the UK, Chicago and Nigeria. He is also known as the "international Business Achiever" and a man of great integrity. He was awarded the Minority Business Man of the year in Chicagoland in 2006.
Earlier on in his distinguished career he attended Oxford University to study Theology. He attributes all his success to God's blessings ...a deeply religious man.
Chief Delano is the Bagbimo Ake Abeokuta, Nigeria a title he has held for 20 years. This was an honor bestowed by his Royal Highness. The Alake of Egbaland, for his tremendous contibution to international business and Nigerian business. He held several public appointments in the United Kingdom including Director of AZTEC, the Training and Enterprise council for Boroughs of Merton, Kingston and Wandsworth. He sat on the London Regional Passenger Committee (UK Department of Trade and Industry appointment) and was a Trustee of the UK Immigration Advisory Services (a British government sponsored body).
He currently lectures on an adjunct basis on MBA courses at established Universities in Chicago and Indiana, USA
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www.spaproductspatreatment.com, 10 Aug 2004 [cached]
Asked why the company is growing so rapidly, the President and CEO, Mr. Jimmy G. Delano an industry veteran who has worked for Gillette, Polaroid and prior to launching Ilora Products, as a Vice President for Soft Sheen/L'Oreal, states that it is attributed to a combination of three important elements: First, the carefully selected active and natural ingredients used in the products.Second, the value for money equation clearly evident to the customers, and finally, the attractive packaging employed.He added, "It is simply a first class product range".The rapid growth is a testimony to the customers' acceptance of Mr. Delano's conviction in his products.
On the selection of Uyai.com LLC, Mr. Delano stated: "We had been approached by many companies but none seemed to have a clear understanding of the marketplace and how best to leverage the Internet for this product category".He continued; "Uyai.com.
PRESS RELEASE Insulock Receives Letter of Intent from Chief Jimmy Gboyega Delano
www.marketwire.com, 24 May 2006 [cached]
Insulock Receives Letter of Intent from Chief Jimmy Gboyega Delano
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 05/24/2006 -- American Insulock Inc. (the "Company") (CNQ: AIKI.U) is pleased to announce that the Company has received a letter of intent from Chief Jimmy Gboyega Delano to enter into a distributorship agreement that will cover the continent of Africa.
Chief Gboyega Delano is the Bagbimo of Ake Abeokuta, a title he has held for 13 years (honour given at a very young age).This was an honour bestowed by his Royal Highness, The Alaka of Egbaland for his tremendous contribution to Nigerian business and international business.He is fondly known as 'Chief Jimmy'.
Chief Delano was born and educated in Western Nigeria.He attended Government College Ibadan where he excelled in education and sports.He participated in athletics, hockey and cricket for the Western Region.He proceeded to the United Kingdom where he was educated at several colleges and universities, including the London School of Accountancy, University of South Bank.He also attended Oxford University in order to study Theology and learn more about God.He holds an MBA in International Business (Marketing) and an MA degree in Finance and Investment.
He has been an accountant for over 20 years and belongs to several professional bodies in the United Kingdom including the chartered Institute of Marketing and the institute of Directors and several accountancy bodies.
For 15 years he was the brain behind business development for Gillette and Polaroid Companies in Africa.For 10 years he was Vice-President for Soft Sheen's entire International market (Africa, Middle East, Europe, South Africa, Caricom and Non Caricom markets).Chief Delano spent 20 years working at senior levels for multinational companies.
He is currently the President and CEO of Beauty Aid Global Inc., the manufacturer of IIora L' Original beauty products, which were launched in 2002, and already very successful in many countries.In an interview by CNN he was described as an expert in international business.
The launch and success of IIora beauty products is a testament to his talent, his perseverance and intellect.Chief Delano is known for his success in international arenas, a major achiever, a role model in the industry for honesty, integrity and professionalism.
Chief Delano recognizes the need for the Insulock block in Africa.Insulock looks forward to many business opportunities in Africa while working with Chief Jimmy Delano.
Asked why the company is growing ...
www.bathbeautybest.com, 10 Aug 2004 [cached]
Asked why the company is growing so rapidly, the President and CEO, Mr. Jimmy G. Delano an industry veteran who has worked for Gillette, Polaroid and prior to launching Ilora Products, as a Vice President for Soft Sheen/L'Oreal, states that it is attributed to a combination of three important elements: First, the carefully selected active and natural ingredients used in the products.Second, the value for money equation clearly evident to the customers, and finally, the attractive packaging employed.He added, "It is simply a first class product range".The rapid growth is a testimony to the customers' acceptance of Mr. Delano's conviction in his products.
On the selection of Uyai.com LLC, Mr. Delano stated: "We had been approached by many companies but none seemed to have a clear understanding of the marketplace and how best to leverage the Internet for this product category".He continued; "Uyai.com.
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There's the novice stylist of a different race that can't get any business, Lynn (Alicia Silverstone) and finally there's the opposite sex stylist who is the only one of his kind in the salon, James (Bryce Wilson).
The Daily Northwestern - New pageant to spotlight Caribbean heritage
www.dailynorthwestern.com, 28 April 2005 [cached]
Ilora CEO and president Jimmy Delano said his company will donate about $10,000 in beauty products and stylists, as well as marketing help.Air Jamaica and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts are other sponsors, and Lopez said she is waiting to hear from more corporations.
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