Dr. Aminu Alhassan Dantata, CON, is a renowned business man, he began his career as produce buyer in 1949 in the family business of Alhassan Dantata and Sons Limited. He became the Chairman and Managing Director of the Company, in 1960, a position he holds till date. Dr. Dantata was a member of the Steering Committee of the Nigerian Industrial Development Bank (now Bank of Industry, BOI), and served as a Director of the Bank between 1962 and 1966. He has led several trade missions to several countries across the world.