Peter Eshikena – DMD, WAMCO

Peter Eshikena, 51, has been appointed Executive Director of FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC. In this capacity, he becomes the Deputy Managing Director (DMD) and Sales Director of the company with effect from January 1, 2011.

In a recent media statement the Corporate Affairs Manager of the company, Ore Famurewa, confirmed that Eshikena joined FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC in 1985 as Shift Production Manager in the Can Factory Department before moving up as Logistics Manager in the Logistics Department in 1991.  He later became the Project Manager, Total Quality Management in the Quality Assurance Department in 1996.

Due to his versatility and resourcefulness, Mr. Eshikena moved to the Commercial department as Sales Admin & Logistics Manager in 1999.  Between 2003 and 2004, he was the Distribution Manager in the Supply Chain Department and in 2005 moved to the Sales Department as Sales Manager and a member of the Management Team until his recent appointment as Executive Director.

Eshikena holds a Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos (1982) and has an Executive MBA from the International School of Management, University of Navarra in Spain (2000). He is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School.

He has attended several trainings and management developmental courses both in Nigeria and

abroad, among which is the High Performance Leadership training at International Institute of

Management Development, Lausanne, Switzerland.

As Deputy Managing Director, Eshikena succeeds Mr. Isaac Agoye who retired as Corporate Affairs Director/DMD after 27 years of meritorious service. Eshikena is now deputy to the Managing Director,  Mr. Bob Steetskamp.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC is affiliated to Royal FrieslandCampina of The Netherlands and makers of Peak, Three Crowns and Friso brands.


  1. TKO   April 18, 2011 at 12:46 pm

    I must add that this is a honour so well deserved!
    Many of us continue to look up to your exemplary leadership qualities well adorned with humility and clear sound reasoning!!

  2. kunle jimba   July 10, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    To start with, I did not know that you are stll active at wamco until I saw the publication early this year concerning your ascendancy to your new position
    Shortly after the demise of my father,I can't remember the last time is stepped in to wamco.However, I am just using this oppurtunity to congratulate you on your
    new position as the DMD of friesland campina wamco nig plc .I know that almight GOD has given you
    the wisdom and the courage to carry on.


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