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Lagos Business School

Experienced commercial leader with an unusual diversity of experience in consumer goods, manufacturing, healthcare, telecommunications and financial services at very senior levels with successful track records. A deep wealth of cross-industry innovative experience invaluable in providing strong strategic leadership to organizations.

Successful track record at executive (C) levels in both telecommunications and financial services industries invaluable in providing strategic leadership to businesses at the convergence of both and similar industries.

Was Chief Marketing Officer at Airtel Nigeria (mobile telecoms network with more than 23m subscribers) with responsibility to lead commercial strategy and achieve revenue targets of more than USD 1.5billion annually. Previously Managing Director/ CEO- Retail and Consumer Banking at former BankPHB.

Start-up experience at MTN-Nigeria playing critical roles in the phenomenal growth of MTN-Nigeria to a network in excess of ten million subscribers in its first five years. Was the Chief Architect of the phenomenal success of the MTN brand and consumer marketing strategy in Nigeria, a key reason for the legacy advantage and out-performance of MTN among its peers in the Nigeria telecommunications industry.

A multi-industry retail and consumer business expert. Has shown a consistent ability to cross to new territories and deliver excellent results. A thought-leader in Strategy, Marketing and Management whose articles and pubic presentations are highly-sought in the consumer business community.

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