MUSCATINE, IA, May 06, 2022 Ognadon “Eddy” Djagou has been inducted into Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
For more than five years, Mr. Djagou has been representing DJAAGOU-A Export LLC in Muscatine, Iowa, as the sole owner, chief executive officer and founding board member since 2017. An expert in retail, trade, and wholesale of food and beverage commodities throughout the U.S. and internationally, he specializes in sourcing these various supplies to meet the ongoing growing needs of the global market. Hehas seen exponential growth in recent years as his company’s revenue has skyrocketed from $15,000 to more than $250,000, with profits multiplying more than 15 times since its founding. Mr. Djagou anticipates continued business growth and plans to become a more established entity in the export sector where he can hire additional employees and establish several more locations in the U.S.
Fortunate to secure a business loan through the U.S. Small Business Administration, Mr. Djagou also received other supplemental support to ensure the growth of his business. Looking toward the future, he is open to partnering with like-minded individuals that can contribute to his vision for DJAAGOU-A Export LLC. Prior to establishing his trade company, Mr. Djagou notably garnered expertise as a machine operator for Allsteel Inc. from 2015 to 2019 and Tyson Foods Inc. between 2012 and 2014.
Mr. Djagou bears a long record of community involvement where he often supports various sporting activities for the local high schools in his area. He is also involved with an African organization that assists citizens of the country in better acclimating to their communities. He is a professional member of a local organization in the Midwest that implements a government program to assist businesses in the U.S. export their goods to other countries. He is also an active member of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Alumni. Recognizing his achievements, Mr. Djagou’s company was named Best Import and Export Business in Muscatine.
A graduate of the Université de Lomé in Togo, West Africa, Mr. Djagou earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing management. He subsequently graduated from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program. Additionally, Mr. Djagou earned certification in project management and international trade and is a licensed tax preparer through the Internal Revenue Service and was selected as the Winner of SBA Exporter of the Year award 2022 in Iowa state.
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