Ruben Bassoli Tassos Sofos Yemi Oyetola
Operations Director Sales Director Head of HR/Admin
39 years’ experience in the two piece can industry (Latasa, Metalic and Rexam, in South America) in various senior managerial positions, culminating on heading a 7.2 Billion Ends manufacturing plant. Expert in can manufacturing technology and processes.  Experienced and accomplished Sales Director in Cans, Glass and Fast Moving Consumer Goods companies. Before joining GZI, he was Commercial Director of Frigoglass Nigeria. Started his career as an Auditor (PWC) and Financial Analyst (Diageo Hellas). Then he moved to sales, to become Off-Trade Sales Manager of Diageo Hellas. He holds a Master’s Degree in Economic Theory & Policy and degrees in Economic Analysis from Hellenic and French Universities. A qualified & licensed HR professional & resource manager with proven competencies in start-up operations from  People strategy  alignment to business operations and implementation spanning  Manufacturing, Construction, Consultancy and FMCG. Has over 26 years’ experience in managing and driving people and organizational performance. He has 2 Masters degrees in HR management and Managerial Psychology respectively.
Titi Talabi
Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
Titi is a corporate & legal professional with over 15 years of experience in legal services and management. She has vast experience as Company Secretary, and Head of Legal services for a variety of Nigerian blue-chip companies. In her many roles, she has coordinated deal teams working on transactions across major corporate events including green field project structuring and financing, syndicated financings, new market entry and divestments. She has also led her companies’ engagements on regulatory, trade and commercial matters, litigations and employee related matters.

Prior to joining GZI, Titi was the Group Legal Adviser and Head of Corporate Affairs for A.G. Leventis (Nigeria) Plc, a leading Nigerian conglomerate. In her role at A.G. Leventis, she served as the Company Secretary for A.G. Leventis and many of its subsidiary/affiliate companies including the Nigeria Bottling Company (exclusive bottlers of Coca Cola products in Nigeria), and Beta Glass Plc (West Africa’s largest manufacturer of glass packaging).

Titi holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the Washington & Lee University School of Law in Virginia, U.S. and a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Neuroscience and Psychology from the University of Toronto, Canada. She has been called to the Bar in Nigeria and in the U.S.A (Virginia State).