Mr. Peter Bababunmi Folikwe is the Managing Director & Chief Executive of Berger Paints. Born on 26th March 1966, Mr. Peter Folikwe obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc Hons) in Marketing (1984) from the University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus. He also has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Benin (1999).
Mr. Peter Folikwe joined Vitafoam Nigeria Plc where he worked between 1991 and 2001 as Assistant Sales Manager at Ibadan and Asaba Depots between 1991 – 1995, Sales Manager at the Sapele Factory (1995 – 1999) and Sales Manager, Ikeja (1999 – 2001).
He joined MTN Nigeria Communications Ltd from October 2001 – August 2006 and held the positions of Trade Marketer (October 2001 – June 2004) and Channel Manager MTN Service Centres and MTN Connect (July 2004 – August 2006).
Mr. Folikwe re-joined Vitafoam Nigeria Plc in August 2006 and was with the company until April 2013. He held several positions in Vitafoam during this period which include being a member of the Board/ Chairman of Vitablom Nigeria Limited( a subsidiary of Vitafoam Nigeria Plc) in 2011; Head IT Strategic Implementation Committee and was appointed to the Board of Vitafoam Nigeria Plc in December 2009 as Sales and Marketing Director.
Mr. Folikwe joined UAC Foods Limited in May 2013 as General Manager (Sales and Distribution) and held this position until his appointment as Managing Director of Berger Paints Nigeria Plc on 10th March 2015.
Folikwe has worked in a number of top rated companies in Nigeria across a number of sectors in varied capacities and is highly respected for his great depth of knowledge and experience in manufacturing, telecommunications and FMCG.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing, a Member of the Nigeria Institute of Marketing, Alumnus of Lagos Business School and Alumnus of Cranfield University Bedford, UK.