Lampe Omoyele quits Nielsen West Africa

Nigeria’s frontline brand strategist, Lampe Omoyele is no longer Managing Director/CEO at The Nielsen West Africa. Omoyele quit his plum job at the multinational research and marketing outfit in September 2016.

His departure is coming exactly one year and seven months after he took the job which made him a reference point for consumer and marketing research in Nigeria. While at Nielsen, Lampe provided insights as well as consulting services to various brands and corporate organsations in the country.

In a telephone chat earlier today Lampe, confirmed that he had actually left Nielsen West Africa, but would not disclose what his next port of call would be. “I am no longer with Nielsen, but I cannot tell you now what I am up to next. As soon as I make up my mind on that, I will let you know,” he said.

Lampe was Africa Marketing Director, Family Nutrition at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare PLC (GSK). In that role, he was responsible for the development and execution of commercial strategy and projects, with shared P&L accountability across markets in Sub-Saharan Africa.

He was previously Marketing Director at Nutricima Limited, a member of the PZ Cusson Group, and Marketing Director-Segments at Zain Nigeria, Marketing Director, Cadbury East and Central Africa.

Lampe holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Biochemistry and was conferred with Chartered Marketer status by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) in 2009.

He is a Fellow of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN), former Vice-president of the Advertisers’ Association of Nigeria (ADVAN) and member of the Advertising Practitioners’ Council of Nigeria (APCON).

Lampe enjoys teaching positioning and new product mapping and described by Orange Academy, Africa’s practical school of integrated brand experience, as one of its guru.


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