Idorenyen Enan elected as NIMN President

Mr Idorenyen Enang, the Chief Executive Officer of Corporate Shepherds Limited, has been elected as the new President of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN),

He was elected on Friday at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the foremost Marketing Institute.

The elections had Enang pitted against Ifeoma Sheila Emasiana-Dike, a career public servant, an acclaimed philanthropist and a promoter of peace. Recall Sheila, Dr. Onyekachi Onubogu, CEO of Frutta Juice and Services and Dr. Umar Musa Mustapha, all contested for Enang for the position of Vice President, last year.

Mr. Idorenyen Enang is a proven reform minded business leader with a passion for development economics. He has demonstrable expertise in Business Management, Organizational Design, Marketing, Sales Operations and a licensed practitioner of Insights Discovery and Liberating Leadership UK.

Over the course of his illustrious career spanning over twenty-eight years, Idy as he is fondly called has held key positions of increasing responsibility at Executive Management levels across Africa; building and transforming several global brands like Guinness (a subsidiary of Diageo) as a Brand Manager, Coca-Cola as the Country Marketing Manager in Kenya, Chief of Staff to the Equatorial Africa President, then later driving the business in the East & Central Region as General Manager before moving on to turn-around Cadbury from a near comatose state to profitability as Commercial Director.

He had an exceptional stint at Samsung Electronics where he served as Managing Director for Nigeria out of its West Africa Hub in Lagos, and until recently served as the Managing Director for L’Oreal Central West Africa where he managed the two subsidiaries of the beauty giant across West Africa.

His exemplary leadership and service in the course of his career put him on a global stage.

Mr Enang was elected and served on the Executive Committee of the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) as Region Vice President for Africa, alongside other Chief Marketing Officers and Chief Executives of Fortune 500 companies between 2011 and March 2016.

He was also a former President of the Advertisers Association of Nigeria, a Past Chairman of the Heads of Advertising Sectorial Group; and a former member of Council at APCON (the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria), which regulates the practice of Advertising in Nigeria.

The famous marketing practitioner sits on the Advisory Boards of Awesome Treasures Foundation (ATF) and Strap & Safe Child Foundation as the Chair.

About the author

Joseph Chukwuma Oputa

Joseph Chukwuma Oputa is the Managing Editor of Maslow Businessnews and Physicians News publications published by Maslow Business News Publications, Lagos, Nigeria.

Joseph Oputa is a proud Alumnus of the prestigious Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos and Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger State.

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