Adekemi Alegbeleye, presently serving as the GM/COO at Dentsu X Nigeria, was honored with the prestigious title of “Outstanding Media Advertising Personality of the Year 2023”.
During a momentous occasion that will undoubtedly resonate for years to come, Adekemi Alegbeleye, presently serving as the GM/COO at Dentsu X Nigeria, was honored with the prestigious title of “Outstanding Media Advertising Personality of the Year 2023.” This remarkable recognition was conferred upon her by none other than Marketing Edge Publications Limited, a highly esteemed multi-channel media organization in Nigeria, during the esteemed MARKETING EDGE Marketing and Advertising Excellence Awards 2023. This event is dedicated to acknowledging outstanding achievements by product, corporate, institutional, and individual brands within the Nigerian marketing and advertising sphere.
Interestingly, this event also marked the grand culmination of the company’s 20th-anniversary celebration, which had commenced several weeks prior. The grand gala at which Adekemi was honored was graced by distinguished figures in the field of brand management, both within Nigeria and beyond.
Among the illustrious personalities in attendance were Mr. Udeme Ufot, MFR, the Group Chief Executive Officer of SO&U Ltd. and Co-Chair of the THECS Policy Commission of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG); Prince Dozie Mbanefo, a distinguished out-of-home advertising practitioner, serial entrepreneur, and the Chief Executive Officer of New Crystal Communications, as well as the Managing Director of DLK Oil & Gas; Sir Steve Omojafor, OON, the Group Chairman of STB-McCann; Mr. John Ehiguese, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mediacraft Associates; Mr. Israel Jaiye Opayemi, Managing Director/Chief Strategist of Chain Reactions Nigeria; Mrs. Olubunmi Oke, former President of the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria, AAAN, and Managing Director of Ladybird Advertising; and Mrs. Tolulope Medebem, Managing Director of Aster Integrated Marketing, who also serves as the President of the Experiential Marketers Association of Nigeria, EXMAN. These luminaries, both individually and collectively, have played pivotal roles in shaping and influencing the advertising and marketing landscape in Nigeria.
John Ajayi, Publisher/CEO of MARKETING EDGE, emphasized the rigorous selection process that led to Kemi Alegbeleye’s well-deserved recognition. He underscored the significance of diligence and competence in decision-making and commended Alegbeleye for her unwavering professionalism and competence throughout her illustrious career.
With a career spanning over 15 years in media and marketing, Adekemi Alegbeleye is driven by an enduring passion for delivering innovative and impactful solutions that enable clients to achieve their business objectives while effectively connecting with their target audiences. As the GM/COO at Dentsu X Nigeria, she leads a team of exceptionally skilled professionals responsible for devising and executing integrated campaigns across diverse channels and platforms.
Her expertise encompasses various core competencies, including brand building, marketing communications, connections planning, and strategic leadership. Her credentials include certification from CIM UK and membership in IAA Nigeria, demonstrating her unwavering commitment to continuous learning and professional growth.
Adekemi’s background in accounting also equips her with the skills to manage budgets and resources effectively, aligning with her mission to drive growth and excellence by harnessing her extensive expertise and experience within the dynamic and diverse Nigerian market.