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About Hole 19 Group

Hole19 presents the future of a fully integrated luxury retail network on the African continent.

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Our Business

Organized into four strategic business units, Hole19 has in the last 25 years built its business interests around Luxury retail, Golf retail & distribution, Logistics & Outsourcing services, Real Estate and Media.

Hole19 provides a bridge for established and aspiring global brands entering the African market. With more than 20 years of experience in the Distribution and Retailing of luxury and lifestyle products and services, Hole19 Group has firmly established itself as the leader in the West African region.

Leveraging its expertise and vast network of local stakeholders, the companies in the group help its partner brands grow sales, strengthen brand identity and create a solid distribution channel in the region.

Headquartered in Abuja-Nigeria, with offices in Switzerland and Germany, with major distribution channels and a network of retail outlets, Hole19 Group is the trusted partner for brands seeking to expand their market presence in Africa. Already retailing more than 40 global brands through its subsidiary companies, Hole19 is opening up the African frontier

Our History

1997

Globe holding SA, a Swiss InvestmentCompany and Dahuns Management Ltd become partner and create Hole19 investment limited. Hole19 investment focuses on Golf Marketing alongside with Brand consultancy for B2B clients and hospitality logistics.

Employees: 18

2000

Headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos, Hole19 investment diversifies in Hospitality business by opening restaurants and lounge bars and increases its exposure in brand consultancy.

Employees: 36

2004

Opening of new offices in Port Harcourt to increase its geographical reach for the Golf side of the business

2007

Hole19 Investment’s headquarters are relocated to Abuja but keep offices in Lagos and Port Harcourt, part of the workforce is relocated.

Employees: 40

2009

H19 Investment expands its logistic business beyond hospitality, gets involved in construction and oil and gas sector, predominantly in Abuja

Employees: 18

2010

Hole19 creates its own luxury retailer. First store located in the Hilton Transcorp in Abuja.
Luxury Concept Ltd is born, its portfolio is composed of watch and jewellery products: IWC, Tag Heuer, Dubey & Schaldenbrand, Herzog, Montegrappa, Pesavento, Ulysse Nardin, Buben & Zolweg and Zeades.

2011

Open new Luxury concept boutique in Port Harcourt at the Le Meridien Hotel with the same portfolio.

2012

Open two other stores in Lagos and Uyo. Luxury Concept Ltd is transformed and hence ZAKAA is born. All stores are rebranded ZAKAA. The group diversifies to also include sport equipment from 14Africa, home furniture from NETTETAL. H19 Media is established, responsible for publishing ZAKAA bi-annual luxury magazine and quarterly lifestyle magazine Sur-La-Terre

Employees: 18

2013

Opening of ZAKAA Concept Store, Abuja ZAKAA extends its portfolio further still, to include high end fashion brands such as Brioni, Angelo Galasso, Bally, Serapian, Philip Plein, Chris Canaan as well as travel & lifestyle brands such as Roland Iten, Tumi, Brics and new watch brands such as Zenith and Maurice Lacroix.

Employees: 70

2014

Zakaa and Nettetal Open New outlet on Gana streetMaitama.

2015

Ulysse Nardin opens the first Major Swiss luxury brand Mono-Boutique in the region.

Hole19 Hosts the prestigious Capital Golf.

2016

Hole19 launches first Tag Heuer Boutique in Abuja. Nettetal gains dealership for Fendi Casa and Bentley home in Nigeria whilst opening two new locations in Abuja.

Employees: 80

2017

Hole19 opens first Hublot Boutique in Africa.

2018

Zakaa opens new boutique at the Wings Tower in Lagos with SIS for Hublot and TagHeuer. Karghill launches GMT Africa Magazine.

Employees: 140

2019

Hole19 launches Africa Expansion project. To include new boutiques opened in South Africa, Ghana & Kenya.

Hole19 launches Zakaa Urban.

1997

Globe holding SA, a Swiss Investment Company and Dahuns Management Ltd become partner and create Hole19 investment limited. Hole19 investment focuses on Golf Marketing alongside with Brand consultancy for B2B clients and hospitality logistics.

Employees: 18

Deremi Ajidahun

GROUP CEO AND VICE CHAIRMAN

Deremi has in the last 30 years built Hole19 into a leading retail network on the African continent. Passionate about luxury and golf with education in the humanities Deremi transformed passions into a business that today employs over 100 people.

Biodun Feuser-Ajidahun

GMD AND NETTETAL CEO

Biodun is a leading Interior Designer in Nigeria, managing a business that she grew from a small gifts shop into the leading furniture and home decor store in Nigeria retailing renowned brands including Fendi Casa, Bentley Home and Kare Design. Biodun is a pioneer in her industry.

Afolabi Ajidahun

GROUP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Afolabi has over 20 years experience in Management and Marketing and has overseen Zakaa sales team for the last 7 years.

Sezno Benson

Brand MANAGER

Sezno brings a wealth of experience from working with international watch brands. He directs the groups brand building efforts.

Ifeoma Ogunwa

sales MANAGER

Ifeoma is seasoned sales executive with decades of experience building Nettetal's fledging sales team.

Ibukun Ajidahun

MANAGER

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Kunle Agboola

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Witha background in Design and InfoTech, Kunle coordinates the operations, whilst also managing expansion projects. He brings over a decade of experience to the team

Olumide Yusuff

General Manager

A seasoned manager, Olumide oversees theentire administration and operations of Nettetal luxury.

Motunrayo Yusuff

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER

Motunrayo is a seasoned administrator witha background in banking and almost two decades of experience in accounting, administrationand supply chain logistics.

David Osadolor

BUSINESS DEVELOMENT MANAGER

David’s leads the Sales and Marketing team,coordinating the group’s retail value chain. He is a seasoned sales man withparticular focus on sales of luxury goods.

Kachi Opara

show room MANAGER

Kachi has a flair for interior design and is a passionate blogger and influencer

Isuru Ojuderie

Fragrance MANAGER

Isuru has over a decades experience in the home decor and fragrance industry and currently brand manager for 2 international fragrance brands