Temitope Oguntokun Quits Lafarge Africa, Joins ABinBev

Temitope Oguntokun

Temitope Oguntokun has joined the services of Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABinBev) as Country Lead, Sustainability and Stakeholder Management after more than a decade of dedicated service at Lafarge Africa Plc (A member of the LafargeHolcim Group).

ABinBev is trading in Nigeria as International Breweries Plc. and Oguntokun is expected to take the organisation to a greater height in terms of driving its sustainability projects and initiatives and creating positive relationships with stakeholders through the appropriate management of their expectations and agreed objectives.

She has a track record of excellence in her career and where she has worked. In 2017, she was awarded the most outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Practitioner of the Year (First runner up) at The SERAS CSR Awards-Africa in recognition of her outstanding sustainable development interventions and solutions at Lafarge Africa Plc.

Recall, at Lafarge Africa Plc, she was the Head, Sustainability and Brand before joining ABinBev where she led the development and execution of a broad-based and country-wide strategic sustainability initiatives for the company, benchmarking with the LH Group Sustainable Development Ambitions (The 2030 Plan) and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs).

She also managed the corporate brand and image building strategies of Lafarge Africa and implement the Group brand positioning locally, building a positive reputation and perception for the company before its internal and external stakeholders.

Interestingly, she started her career as a seasoning journalist (Staff Writer) at Independent Communications Network Limited (Publishers of The NEWS Magazine) before joining Corporate and Financial Communications Ltd ( now C&F Porter Novelli), a public relations firm as Deputy Manager, Business Development and later moved to The Quadrant Company, also a public relations firm, as Senior Analyst.

Remarkably, she joined Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc as Head of Communications while four years and ten months later she was elevated to the position of Corporate Brand and Sustainability Manager at Lafarge Africa Plc.

Her academic background include: The Polytechnic Ibadan where she had her Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication; Lagos State University, Post Graduate Diploma: Communications Studies; University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership; Master of Arts (M.A.), Communications, Media and Public Relations from University of Leicester.



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