Facebook elevates Denloye as regional director

By Abimbola Mohammed

Seasoned marketing and brand management whiz kid, Enitan Denloye has been elevated as the new Reginal Director of the giant social media group, Meta Africa.

Denloye made this know on his LinkedIn page where he stated that he was so happy to start his new position as the Regional Director for Meta Africa.

Before the recent promotion, he was the former Commercial Director, Meta Sub-Saharan Africa.

As the Commercial Director, he was responsible for developing and implementing commercial strategies according to the company’s goals and objectives, aiming to accelerate growth among other functions.

With over two decades of professional experience spanning FMCG, marketing, advertising, business planning, telecoms, consulting, product development, and strategic planning amongst others, Denloye’s versatility and understanding of global marketing trends and development as it applies to the African ecosystem makes him a coveted resource.

Prior to joining Meta, Denloye worked as the Group CMO at Liquid Intelligent Technologies where he was tasked with developing and executing the company’s marketing strategy across all its countries of operation. He also served as the Vice President of Brands & Advertising at Airtel Nigeria.

He started his stint in the telecoms industry at Etisalat where he was Director, Brands, and Communications for almost five years. He was responsible for the strategic articulation and implementation of the Etisalat brand in the Nigerian market.

Before joining Etisalat, he had gained significant cross-functional experience at home and abroad in sales, marketing communications, and consulting, having worked at Procter & Gamble (P&G); the Coca-Cola Company, where he spearheaded the day-to-day management of all Coca-Cola advertising agencies such as McCann, Ogilvy, Lowe, and J. Walter Thompson; developing communication strategy and materials for Coca-Cola brands. McKinsey & Co; and British American Tobacco (BAT), South Africa, where he led a team of 200 people comprising senior managers, and reps to achieve operational excellence in executing trade activities, resulting in volume and share growth.

Enitan Denloye holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and a BSc in Economics from the University of Ibadan.



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