The Coca-Cola Company Promotes Amaka Onyemelukwe To Director, Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability
The Coca-Cola Company has promoted its former Head, Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability, Amaka Onyemelukwe to the position of Director, Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability.
Amaka is a renowned public policy expert and a sustainability professional with proven expertise in gaining efficiencies, growing company profitability and mitigating against extreme operating environment and building sustainable communities which in turn builds sustainable business.
While she was the Head, PACS Head, Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability, she was responsible for enabling sustainable business growth by building a strong and consistent public policy and sustainable agenda for the Coca-Cola business in Nigeria. She also oversees the strategic communication and stakeholder management as well as leads high impact sustainable programs that create shared value in communities.
Prior to joining Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, Onyemelukwe worked at Philip Morris International, where she served as Manager, Corporate Affairs. She was responsible for building relationships with governments and public bodies; developing and executing regulatory strategies; developing internal and external communications among others.
She started her professional career with Novartis Pharmaceuticals and served at various capacities before leaving the company to pursue other diverse experience.
Amaka holds a B.Sc. in Pharmacy from the University of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria and an MBA from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. She is also an alumna of Harvard Business Publishing. She is passionate about sustainable development.