Meet MARKETING EDGE’s Lead Speaker @ IMC Quarterly Virtual Summit – Nsarkoh

Yaw Nsarkoh is the Executive Vice President of Unilever Ghana and Nigeria. He has broad experience having served on enviable executive and management positions in Unilever in Africa, Asia and Europe. He also sits as the Chairman of the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) board for Unilever Africa and represents Africa on the Unilever Global D&I board.

Yaw Nsarkoh has extensive experience, spanning over 29 years with Unilever, in leadership and managing market conditions at strategic levels across developing and developed economies. His areas of expertise include Business Development, Strategic Leadership, Marketing and Branding, Corporate Governance and Organisational Strategy and Leadership. He is currently an Executive Vice President of Unilever based in the UK. He was the former Executive Vice President of Unilever Ghana and Nigeria. Prior to this, he served as the Managing Director for Unilever Nigeria and Managing Director, Unilever, East and Southern Africa, based in Kenya from 2010 to 2013.

He is also on the Board as a non-executive director of the board of the Development Bank of Ghana.

Yaw has played several strategic roles on Boards in Ghana and across Africa. Key amongst these roles are; Executive Board Member, Unilever Ghana, Council Member, Trade/Employee Associations and Strategic Private Sector Committees, Nigeria. He was previously Director, Kenya Association of Manufacturers, Chairman, East African Shippers Council and Director, Changing Lives Endowment Fund (CLEF), Ghana.

Yaw holds a postgraduate Diploma in Management from Henley Management College, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

The marketing Czar is at a reflection point of his journey as he looks forward to a stage where he will be in the process of transitioning from a long career in executive roles all over the world with Unilever, to a phase where he will be focused on a portfolio of non-executive roles.

As a global leader, Yaw Nsarkoh possesses a very strong understanding of the role of boards and non-executive directors with tremendous international experience and exposure with leading edge perspectives on Africa.

Armed with a tenacious drive for strategic growth, Nsarkoh’s journey comprises keen and comprehensive understanding of the management process and leadership from working across many cultures and on an international basis at senior levels.

He has a track record in delivering transformational work as well as strong understanding and experience in the strategy formulation process over many years of playing a senior executive role for Unilever.

As one with extensive business expertise and a passion for high-impact solutions, the ace marketer is also passionate about developmental issues across the world and having a solid grasp of matters like ESG and Diversity & Inclusion at the workplace, and how business can contribute to securing the long- term health of society.


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