President of ADVAN –
I’m in the South of Lagos, in Nigeria, a growing metropolis and the commercial heart of Nigeria. With an estimate population of 21 million people, Lagos is the second fastest-growing city in Africa. And not only Lagos, Nigeria as a whole is growing fast. The country is now the largest economy in Africa – a place I should definitely keep an eye on.
Today, I will be meeting Kola Oyeyemi, president of ADVAN – the Advertiser’s Association of Nigeria. He has a broad experience in the field of marketing as I read from his Linkedin, currently being the General Manager Consumer Marketing for MTN, the largest telecom provider in Africa. But I am sure this is not the only reason he got re-elected as ADVAN President. The fact that he is an alumnus of Columbia Business School in New York must help as well to develop a global view on marketing and business in general.
ADVAN is hosting an event I’m heading to now, in Victoria Island. This organisation has been around for more than 20 years, shaping the marketing landscape in Nigeria. Kola will be speaking here, as he’s just been re-elected president of the organisation. I wonder what he’s got to say and how he sees the industry developing.
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