Chioma Afe Joins Seplat Energy As Director Of External Relations, Sustainability


Veteran versatile Marketing Communications Amazon, Chioma Afe has joined one of Africa’s leading energy giants – Seplat Energy as its Director of External Relations and Sustainability.

At Seplat Energy, Afe will be responsible for managing Corporate Communications, Media Relations, Branding, Business and Joint Venture Partner Relations, Community Relations, Government Relations, Public Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility, ESG and Sustainability.

Prior to joining Seplat, Afe was the Head of Marketing Communications at Access Bank, a job she took after heading Corporate Communications at Diamond Bank Plc.

Chioma Afe has worked in Public Relations, Marketing and Brand Development across various sectors for 25 years, beginning with a National Youth Service job in Tequila Nigeria, a pioneering Below the Line (BTL) advertising agency in the country.

She has attended leadership and management courses at Wharton University, Metropolitan Business school, Lagos Business School and Imperial College Business School, London.

Afe has worked with brands such as British American Tobacco (BATN), and KPMG as Senior Brand Manager with CocaCola Nigeria Limited from 2006 to 2011. She was the Senior Manager, Brand Assets and Activations at Airtel Nigeria from 2011 to 2012, and then as Marketing Manager, Cadbury Nigeria Plc from 2012 to 2013.

She was Marketing Manager at MultiChoice Group until 2016 when she took the Diamond Bank job.

Chioma Afe takes over the position at Seplat from Chioma Nwachuku who will retire in August 2023. Nwachukwu held the company’s lead spokesperson’s job since September 2010, first as General Manager Public Affairs and New Business Development, before moving up to Directorate level position.

Chioma Afe holds a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.), English/Language Arts Teacher Education from the University of Port Harcourt. She proceeded to the Imperial College Business School, London for a Master of Business Administration – MBA.

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