Bolaji Sofoluwe Named Global Top 100 Export and International Trade Leaders

  • 5th June, 2024
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Celebrating a Trailblazer in International Trade!

ETK Group Managing Director Bolaji Sofoluwe was recently named one of the Global Top 100 Export and International Trade leaders.

In celebration of Global Africa Day on May 25th, 2024, under the theme ‚ÄúChampioning the Vision of Global Africa as a Unified Economic Block and Single Market,” Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) unveiled the honourees list for the 2024 Most Influential Global Top 100 Export and International Trade Edition in recognition of their exceptional commitment to driving economic progress across continents. Please see the full list here:

This groundbreaking list celebrates the achievements of Africans who are making waves in diverse sectors. From CEOs forging billion-dollar deals to social entrepreneurs tackling global challenges, these Trade Champions are proving that African ingenuity is a driving force for positive change in the world economy.

For Nigerians and Africans across the continent, this list is a powerful source of inspiration and a testament to the immense potential of the African diaspora in driving economic growth and prosperity.

Bolaji, alongside other prominent African leaders in Trade and Export including Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the first African and woman to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO); Dr. Doris Nkiruka Uzoka-Anite, Nigeria’s Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment; Kanayo Awani, Executive Vice President, Intra-African Trade Bank (IATB); Kemi Arosanyin, CGBP, the Director, Trade Development (Africa & Caribbean) at the World Trade Centre; H.E.Wamkele Mene, the Secretary General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) were recognised for their groundbreaking achievements in trade and export around the world.¬†The full Global Top 100 list is available via

Bolaji’s contributions are truly exceptional, as she excels in trade promotion and holds the prestigious role of Department for Business and Trade Export Champion. As a business growth strategist focused on market expansion and internationalisation, she also provides companies and businesses with the representation and knowledge necessary to enter and expand across African markets. Bolaji has personally spearheaded projects in over 34 African countries.

At ETK Group, we’re not just advisors; we’re your partner in conquering the African market. Our strategic expertise opens doors for companies looking to thrive on this dynamic continent.