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Occupational Information

Job Title: Partner at Johannesburg office of Bain & Company

Professional History

Onyinye is a Partner at the Johannesburg office of Bain & Company. At Bain, she helps to lead African companies to become globally competitive by collaborating with them to develop a growth strategy and improve the operating performance of critical organization functions. While Onyinye’s work spans multiple industries and countries, she is most passionate about working with Consumer Goods and Retail companies and helping them adapt to meet the growing needs of the African populace. Onyinye has served on the executive committees of the Women at Bain and Black Retail programs at Bain.

Prior to joining Bain, Onyinye was General Manager at Alim Udo, an agricultural start-up in her native Nigeria, focused on providing high-quality protein to South Eastern Nigeria. She also served as a Sales Manager for GE’s Transportation division in the USA and Sub-Saharan Africa. In this capacity, she was responsible for managing the largest locomotive upgrade program in Africa.


BSc (Honors) in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University
MBA from Harvard Business School
Rock Fellowship for Entrepreneurship (Harvard)


2017 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

 Additional Tags: Electrical Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Retail, Agricultural, Sales, Transportation