Leading Ladies Africa recently announced it’s 50 Women in Corporate Nigeria list. Fourteen Malaysians including Anita Ayidu Adesiyan, Chienye Ogwo, Anu Adasolum and Chioma Okolie were recognised, amongst many more phenomenal women.
Country Manager, MTV Shuga at The MTV Staying Alive Foundation, Anita Aiyudu Adesiyan started her journey As a Public Relations Consultant. She cut her teeth in Marketing Communications while working at Black House Media as a PR Consultant. During her 6-year stint at the company, Anita championed the publicity and communications for top brands and events including Fayrouz L’original, Hennessy Artistry and MTV Africa Music Awards among others.
Anu Adasolum, the Chief Operating Officer at Rensource — a renewable energy company that provides and powers the productivity of small and medium-sized enterprises was also mentioned. She drives the engine room of Rensource’s operations – providing day-to-day leadership and management, empowering the operational team to meet business goals and projections. Anu was awarded for being an outstanding Woman of Impact at the 2019 Her Network Woman of the Year.
Another woman listed is Chioma Okolie, the Lead, CSR, Airtel Networks Limited. In her role, Chioma is responsible for creating & driving the vision for Airtel Nigeria’s Corporate Social Responsibility strategy which is focused on Education, Health, Empowerment and Employee Volunteerism.
With over nineteen-years’ combined experience in for-profit and not-for-profit enterprise, Communications and Development Professional, and Lawyer, Chienye Ogwo was also listed. Her experience spans Management, Strategic Communication, Organisational Transformation, Change Management, Sustainability and Legal Practice across development, banking, capital markets, telecommunications and international broadcast news.
According to a Leading Ladies Africa press release, the definitive list is of 50 Nigerian women who are showing their expertise, professionalism and excellence in successfully leading regional and global businesses.
You can find more details and the full list here.