Emmanuel Ajayi joined rainbow unlimited gmbh as Non-Executive Partner in March 2012.
He is the MD & CEO of The Biostadt Company, Nigeria, a regional group with business activities in the chemical and pharmaceutical sector. The Biostadt Company was in 2013 awarded the 2nd place in the Nigeria Fast Growth 50 ranking (fastest growing private non-listed companies in Nigeria) by the AllWorld Network and The Tony Elumelu Foundation. CG Biostadt Limited took over Syngenta Nigeria Limited in July 2009. Prior to July 2009, Emmanuel Ajayi has been the MD of Syngenta Nigeria since January 2005.
Emmanuel holds a degree in Agronomy from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, an MBA (Marketing) from Kensington Business School, USA and another MBA in Technology Management. In June 2013 he was awarded honorary Doctor of Business Administration by the Commonwealth University, Belize.
He is a Fellow of Direct Marketing Institute of Nigeria, a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing of Nigeria as well as Member of the Nigeria Institute of Management. He is a member of Nigerian society for Plant Protection where he has served in different capacities in the Executive. He is also a member of Croplife Nigeria where he served as Chairman, Technical committee for several years. He is a member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG).
Emmanuel is an Awardee of the Star in Leadership in the Gold Category by BID Convention, Spain.