MultiChoice Appoints Ayo Ajala As COO
MultiChoice Nigeria has announced the appointment of Ayo Ajala as its Chief Operating Officer.
In his new role, Ajala will oversee customer functions and the business operations of the Nigerian business and ensure that processes and systems are sufficiently robust to support the company’s growth.
Prior to his appointment, he worked in the human resources department of the company from 2004 and became the head of the department in 2012, where he championed the robust transformation of the finance, customer value management, and sales divisions, amongst others, and built a strong talent bench in MultiChoice Nigeria.
Ajala rose to become the regional HR Business Partner, HRBP (Nigeria, West & Central Africa) in 2016. In 2018, he became the HR Director, MultiChoice Nigeria. By 2019, he had demonstrated an extensive track record in leading and moulding people and consequently, rose to become the group executive head, HR, MultiChoice Africa Holdings.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, an MBA from the University of Sunderland, and a certificate in Human Resources Development from the Edinburgh Business School.
Ajala also completed the Vision Achievement Program with the Pacific Institute and the Harvard Business Program with Naspers Group.
He also recently completed the Senior Leadership Program at the Duke Business School (Fuqua School of Business).