- Investiture holds Feb 17 in Lagos
The National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria has inaugurated the investiture committee towards the formal enthronement of Mr. Tony Agenmonmen as the President of the Institute. Tony was elected President in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital at its last annual general meeting that experienced an unprecedented attendance and endorsement of its members.
The investiture event will hold at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island Lagos on the 17th of February, 2017. The high profile event, expected to draw the private and public sector drivers of the Nigerian economy, will among other activities include a lecture, special induction, and the conferment of honorary fellowship on people that have supported the growth of the marketing profession.
Shortly after the election of the new president, docile interests, including those of key stakeholders, shot up among old members, academia and marketing organizations whose interest in the Institute had hitherto waned.
Professionals carefully selected for the onerous assignment includes Tokunbo Modupe, Chairman TPT International as Chairman of the committee, Debo Adebayo as Secretary. Other members of the committtee are the executive director, Promasidor Nigeria, Kachi Onubogu, NIMN Registrar, Sidney Ogodo, chief executive officer of Neo Media and Marketing- Ehi Braimah, Oracle Experience’s CEO, Felix Eiremiokhae, senior marketing manager, Nigerian Breweries- Sampson Oloche, publisher of Marketing Edge Magazine John Ajayi and Yahaya Fufore.
Joining the committee also are Dr. Peter Oriavwote; President of Advertisers Association of Nigeeria-David Okeme, President of Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria-Kayode Oluwasona; Adebola Akindele, Elder Gabriel Adeoye; marketing director of Unilever, Nsima Ogedi-Alakwe; CEO, Brandzone- Julius Agenmonmen; CEO of BHM Ayeni Adekunle; Corporate Service Adviser, NB Plc –Kufre Ekanem and marketing manager, UAC Foods- Joan Ihekwaba.
These are professionals who have shown excellence in practice and trustworthy members of the NIMN over the years.
Tony Agenmonmen takes over the mantle of leadership from Aare Ganiyu Koledoye, popular among marketing professionals as the unification general. Tony is a celebrated marketing professional; he retired recently as Nigerian Breweries’ Senor Strategy Manager. By the time he retired, he had put in a cumulative 32 years in the services of the brewing giant and has held numerous positions in which he performed varying duties. He is a man of excellence and strives for excellence and a book has written on the subject of excellence. He started his career with NB in February, 1984 as Marketing Assistant, becoming Brand Manager in 1988 and Senior Brand Manager in 1993.
At his last duty post as Senor Strategy Manager, Tony led his team on strategic projects aimed at realizing new business opportunities for Nigerian Breweries Plc. The key focus area was to explore and provide new insights to the business and broaden perspectives to further drive value-based growth in the increasingly competitive market. As was always the case with him, he delivered excellently.