About Us

People, Passion, Relationships and Knowledge are the foundation of our commitment to our customers and suppliers.

Our Team


Abi Sowemimo

Founder & Managing Partner

Abi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Physics from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He is also a pilot, hence the name 7th Parallel.

He brings a wealth of Sales and Management experience having managed medium to large sales teams and is dedicated to providing clients with exceptional service by building long lasting and fulfilling relationships.

He is also passionate about giving back to the community by dedicating his time in various volunteering assignments.


Victor Akinbayo


He has been an insurance practitioner for over forty cognate years and was instrumental to the setting up of retail businesses ranging from importation to distribution of high-end products.

He was involved in the turn around of moribund companies and served on the board of several thriving companies.

His experience in various fields of commercial endeavors will certainly benefit 7th Parallel Distribution Co and help support its growth in North America and beyond.


Rose Ali


Core area of expertise is in tourism, wine distribution, business turn-a-round, strategic investment, and acquisitions. Rose has had a multi-million-dollar revenue impact for the operations she has led. Managed business operations in over 20 countries including Gambia, Senegal, Kenya, Eswatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa