Wakanow appoints interim CEO

ADEBAYO ADEDEJI TAKES OVER FROM OBINNA EKEZIE AS ACTING CEO

(Posted 24th October 2019)

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Changes are underway at Wakanow, Africa’s leading online travel and tour companies, headquartered in Lagos / Nigeria as Adebayo Adedeji has been appointed as Acting Chief Executive Officer of the company.
Adedeji has been Wakanow’s Chief Commercial Officer and is the one in charge of an ongoing transformation of the company which started a few months ago. Before joining Wakanow he served as Senior Finance Manager at Amazon and Walmart.

A statement received by ATCNews from the Board of Directors of Wakanow says:’Mr. Adedeji is assuming his new responsibilities at a time of great excitement for the company which is on the cusp of transition and significant positive change. The Board of Wakanow is confident that Mr. Adedeji will provide an invaluable contribution to setting goals and objectives for the company’s future growth, whilst also providing the administrative guidance and direction required during this period of significant transition and transformation.The Board believes this leadership transition will place Wakanow in a strong position to increase its reach and product offerings and to deliver on its growth plans for the future‘.

No information could be obtained about the new position and the future of Wakanow founder CEO Obinna Ekezie but when available will also be shared here.

Wakanow, besides their offices in Nigeria where the company started out from, now also has offices in the UK, Dubai, Ghana and notably Kenya.

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