Management Staff

The top management of Ponti & Co.(Italware) Ltd is made up of highly qualified and experienced expatriate and Nigeria professionals. Each department is headed and staffed by the best minds in their fields. They all have varied experiences both locally and abroad.

Our top management staff have been the toast in the industry such that many of them are consulted by other companies when they run into troubled waters of construction intricate


Arc. Olatunji Olumide Bolu

Arc. Olatunji Olumide Bolu is an accomplished Chartered Architect and Administrator. He is currently the principal Partner of ABDT Partnership. Shortly after graduating from a Mater of Architecture at the prestigious Washington University St. Louis, he commenced his practice as an architect in Missouri, where he contributed immensely to the design of the city space and the development of downtown St. Louis. Shortly after that, he relocated to Nigeria where he briefly worked as an architect with Messrs. Archi-Hives and Associates. In 1985, with two other Architects he established ABDOT Partnership. Arc. Olatunji Bolu is the current Chairman of Ponti & Co. Italware Ltd. He has also server in various capacities in the Nigerian Institute of Architects from 1991 when he became chairman of Oyo State chapter of the institute and subsequently in November 2010 he became the 24th President of the Nigerian institute of Architects. He completed his tenure in November 2012. He has served on a good number of boards and committees. He is currently a board member of Rainbow Town Development Ltd., Port Harcourt. He was a member of the Presidential Task Force for the Aviation industry in Nigeria in 2006. He was also a Council member of the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria and African Union of Architects. Between 2004 and 2008, he was the Chairman of Ogun State Football Association. Apart from being a practising architect, he contributed to the growth of architectural education by being a visiting lecturer at both the Polytechnic Ibadan and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife. Architect Olatunji Bolu is married to his loving and amiable wife, Adedoyin who is the Human Resource Manager, FanMilk Nigeria Plc and they are blessed with three(3) lovely children.

He was also a Council member of the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria and African Union of Architects. Between 2004 and 2008.

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Benedict O. Odukwe

Ben Odukwe has over two decades of quality experience at both top and executive management positions in consultancy; financial services; manufacturing and construction garnered while working in three different continents. He holds a B. Sc. Degree in Business Administration from university of Benin and M.Sc. in Banking and Finance from University of Ibadan. He is a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Cost Management(NICM); Associate Member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) and the American Institute of Management. Also, a member of the Oxford Club, Geneva Switzerland and an Alumnus of the IMD Interntional, Switzerland. Mr Ben Odukwe is highly skilled in corporate turnaround.

Ben believed engineering at Ponti is more than being a science. It permeates different fields of art. It requires the ability to think differently, to think slightly to the extreme. That is why we stand out. That is why we have stood the test of time.

Managing Director

Mr Alessandro Teruggi

Alessandro Teruggi is an Italian by birth but a Nigerian by naturalization. He is a graduate of Building Engineering from Istituto Mossoti in Novara, Italia. He is an astute engineer and a veteran in the Civil engineering and building construction business with more than 30 years experience. He joined Ponti & Co. Italware in 1980.


Chief Finance Officer

Mr Adebola Kujore

Adebola Kujore holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Banking and Finance from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State Nigeria and a Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) specializing in Finance from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Associate Member Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria(ACITN), and he is a Certified International Financial Reporting Standards Specialist CIFRSS ACCA(UK). Adebola is a Finance professional well over 18 years with exceptional track record in all high-end aspects of Financial Control and Management, Financial Accounting, Strategic Business Reviews, Corporate Finance, Business Control Systems, Corporate Performance Management, Supply chain and Vendor Management. He is also vastly experience in Manufacturing and Constitution industries and has attended leadership programs in Phillips Consulting, Lagos Business Schools among others. He joined Ponti & Co. Italware Ltd in 2015.

over 18 years with exceptional track record in all high-end aspects of Financial Control and Management....

For 59 years, Ponti has been providing top-of-the-line civil engineering services in Nigeria. Our structures epitomize precision, professionalism, and art. This fusion has been entrenched in Ponti for decades.