MIPAD Ranks Multichoice Executives



The Most Influential People of African Descent has recognised two executive heads of MultiChoice Nigeria; Executive Head of Customer Value Management, Mrs Omoyeme Effiong and the Executive Head, Channels and Content West Africa, Dr Busola Tejumola, on their 2021 MIPAD Global Top 100 under 40 List.

The recognition was a celebration of their achievements in the business and entrepreneurship space and the media and culture space respectively.

The ceremony was sponsored by WarnerMedia News & Sports and hosted by Zain Asher of CNN.

In attendance were young global leaders and prominent individuals amongst other high-profile nominees and honorees.

“We are particularly excited to begin the relationship this year when MIPAD is engaged in activities relating to the UN Year of the Creative Economy,” said Johnita Due, SVP and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for WarnerMedia while speaking on the partnership.

The Chief Executive Officer, MIPAD, Kamil Olufowobi, also said the global lists are in continuation of the group’s effort towards highlighting and showcasing the positive contributions made by people of African descent worldwide.

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He added, “MIPAD working in support of United Nations and in partnership with a leading global media company like WarnerMedia sets the stage for us to further amplify global black narratives to showcase the many untold stories of our struggles and triumphs in every corner of the world, sometimes in unexpected places and high positions.”

Most Influential People of African Descent is a global civil society initiative in support of the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent, focusing on the first pillar of the decade: RECOGNITION. MIPAD publishes unique global 100 lists that identify high achievers of African descent worldwide, pairing those based across the Diaspora with their counterparts inside Africa, across various verticals.

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