Temitope Oguntokun Now Corporate Affairs & Legal Director For International Breweries
Frontline sustainability professional, Temitope Oguntokun has been promoted to the position of Corporate Affairs & Legal Director for International Breweries, a subsidiary of global brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABinBev).
Recall, just last year, she had joined the services of the company as Country Lead, Sustainability and Stakeholder Management after more than a decade of service at Lafarge Africa Plc (A member of the LafargeHolcim Group).
In her new position, Oguntokun will be responsible for driving and coordinating the corporate affairs and legal strategy of International Breweries for sustainable business performance.
Over the years, she had built a track record of excellence in her career which led to awards and recognitions including being 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., in 2017.
She commenced her career as a 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.
Her career trajectory further shows that she joined Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc as Head of Communications in 2008 where she steadily climbed the ladder to the position of Corporate Brand and Sustainability Manager before she became the Head, Sustainability and Brand for the company.
While there, 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.
Her academic background includes: 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.