Tolu Latunji Appointed Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, United Capital
Tolu Latunji has just been appointed as Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications at United Capital – a role in which he’s expected to drive a strategic communications, marketing and brand management programme for United Capital.
Tolu is a Communication and Marketing Expert with circa 12 years experience in products development, marketing, brand & franchise building, effective management and communication of strategic objectives whilst ensuring adequate visibility for both organization and product/service offerings through product, content and brand initiatives.
With a 360 degree knowledge of communications and marketing, which includes but not limited to – Brand management and initiatives, corporate affairs, internal and external affairs, product and brand marketing, event management and experiential marketing, cluster/segment marketing etc, Tolu has served at various capacities on government constituted sub-committees on Financial Inclusion.
Prior to joining United Capital as the Head of Marketing and Corporate Communications, Tolu was the managing partner of Ten & Square Media Co., a bespoke creative ideation and brand/crisis management firm, based in Lagos, Dakar and London.
Tolu was recently the strategic communications lead at FMDQ Securities Exchange, Nigeria’s first integrated financial market infrastructure (FMI), where he had the responsibility of effectively positioning the Group, together with its subsidiaries, as a the most sophisticated and technologically driven securities exchange in Africa.
Prior to that, Tolu worked in Guaranty Trust Bank for circa 9 years with roles in brand management and monitoring, events and experiential marketing, products and content marketing and user experience. He led the marketing team to the successful development and launch of various retail, SME and corporate products. He was also instrumental in curating and developing the Bank’s social footprints. Outside the corporate environment, Tolu engages in various humanitarian activities with food banks and empowerment programmes.
He holds a B.Sc. Economics from University of Lagos