Meet MARKETING EDGE panelist @ IMC Quarterly Virtual Summit – David Okeme

Executive Director, SystemSpecs, David Okeme is a multiple award-winning marketing professional and recipient of the prestigious MARKETING EDGE Marketing Personality for the Year 2017.

He was also named ADVAN Marketing Icon of  the year 2021 amongst notable personalities and founding fathers of the Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN) during the just concluded 2021 ADVAN Awards for marketing excellence.

The well-deserved award rightly fits Okeme whose professional experience spans decades of practice in digital marketing, customer marketing, brand building, brand development, and customer development amongst others.

The Business leader who kicked off his career in 2001 as a Product Group Manager at Savoury, currently sits as the Executive Director of Africa’s leading software development company, SystemSpecs. Prior to this enviable position, he worked extensively with FMCG giant, Unilever; In 2008, he was deployed to Unilever Arabia where he managed Unilever Oral Care business in the Africa, Middle East and Turkey region. After a brief stint in Dubai, in 2011, he was appointed to the Board of Unilever Nigeria PLC as Marketing Director, a position he held for six years.

David Okeme is a fellow of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria; Past President, Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN); and Past member, Executive Board, World Advertising Federation (WFA). Amongst many others, he holds a degree from The University of Pennsylvania, London Business School, Lagos Business School, and the University of Jos.


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