Airtel Nigeria Appoints Gbolahan Sanni As V/P Brands/Marketing Communications

Gbolahan Sanni joins Airtel as Vice President Brands and Marketing  Communications – The BB Buzz

Yemisi Izuora

Airtel Nigeria has appointed Gbolahan Sanni, to lead its marketing and communications team as the Vice President, Brands and Communications.

Sanni, was until this appointment the Marketing Director at Coca-Cola Nigeria.

Armed with globally acclaimed skills set in marketing and marketing experience that traverse both local and international markets, he successfully domesticated the global brand’s vision to ‘refresh the world’, thereby sustaining the brand’s leadership and improving its market acceptability in the face of stiff competition.

Sanni, served over 20 years ago as a Salesman/Market activation team member during his one-year NYSC intern at Unilever Nigeria.

He moved from Unilever to Bates Cosse as an Account Executive, Diageo as Brand Support Manager; Guinness, Brand Manager, Lager and Brand Manager, Johnnie Walker, and consistently grew and joined Coca-Cola Company as Senior Brand Manager, Colas.

He holds BSc, Environmental Management & Toxicology from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration and Management, General; Executive Management Programme at IMD Business School and Certificate Programs: Marketing Strategy, Marketing Analytics at the Cornell University.

The seasoned marketing expert is expected to bring his vast knowledge and experience to bear on the Airtel Nigeria brand going forward.

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