Re-Elected NIMN President, Enang Seeks Exclusive Appointment Of Brand Specialists, Professionals As Image Makers
The president of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN), Idorenyen Enang, who was also re-elected at this year’s NIMN annual marketing conference held at Fraser Suites, Abuja is calling on governments at all levels to pick Professional Communicators, Brand Specialists As Image makers.
Speaking at the conference, Enang said, “As marketers, we just hope this will be a great opportunity for us to let the world know that we can do it, one thing I will say, I will echo the keynote speaker’s words that a time will come when the president, governors will not just be carrying journalist as spokespersons because they need professional brand communicators and specialist because people are brands, you need people that would not just sell the country, or the brand but understand the ethics of it.
“We need professionals to sit down and craft a strategy to be able to work in the entire system and then implement it using the vehicle of the media to drive it.”
Enang, who was visibly thrilled to wrap up the NIMN Annual Marketing Conference said the event was an absolute blast, filled with excitement, packed sessions, and inspiring industry leaders as panelists.
“The discussions revolved around the crucial role of marketing in Nation Building, and sparking new ideas and strategies for driving positive change. But it wasn’t all business—networking opportunities were abundant, fostering connections that will shape the future of marketing” he explained.
He also promised that the conference will continue to reinforce its role as a gathering of professionals with the purpose of providing thought leadership into how the nation can be stirred and built using marketing and ethics as essential catalysts.
The electoral committee also conducted the elections at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Institute held at the same venue of the conference.
During the elections, Enang scored 100% of the total votes having garnered 354 votes of the 354 accredited voters, thus overwhelmingly fulfilling the constitutional requirement to be returned unopposed.
Other candidates who were successful during the elections besides the President include Akomolafe Ayoola Obafemi, Executive Head (Sales & Marketing ), Nampak Nigeria, Adenike Olufunke Olufade, MD/CEO of Digimage Consult and Chairman, NIMN Lagos Island Chapter, Amachree Sundayba Sandra, Head of Marketing Communications at Nigerian Breweries Plc, Hope Moninu Gbagi, Head of Sales for Intercontinental Distillers Limited.
In the end, the re-elected President, Idorenyen Enang, and other winners received their Certificate of Return and took their oath of office.