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Konga E-commerce firm appoints Nick Imudia as new CEO to make the e-commerce firm No. 1 in Africa

Nick Imudia is replacing Shola Adekoya, who is now the Head of Future Business at Zinox Group headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria

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Konga appoints Nick Imudia as new CEO play

Nick Imudia, new Chief Executive Officer, Konga

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Nigeria’s e-commerce giant, Konga, has appointed a Finland-based Nigeria and former Vice President of Nokia, Nick Imudia, as its Chief Executive officer, CEO, with a clear mandate to deliver the firm as number one e-Commerce company in Africa.

Imudia's appointment was approved by the Board of Konga to replace former CEO, Shola Adekoya, who resumes at the Zinox Group headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria as Head of Future Business.

The new CEO is expected to resume office on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 after the Easter holiday.

According to the press release issued on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, Imudia recently left TCL/Alcatel where he was the Regional Director, responsible for Nigeria and Central Africa Operations. Before joining TCL/Alcatel, Imudia was Managing Director, Nokia West and Central Africa, a thriving concern which remains a world leader in Mobility, driving the transformation and growth of the converging Internet and Communications industry.

"For almost 17 years, the widely-travelled Imudia worked in Nokia, managing operations in Asia, Europe and the Americas in the areas of sales, marketing, capability development, management systems, operational excellence, IT and process management.

"His core experience across several management functions including online commerce, among others will come in handy in steering the Konga brand to greater heights.

"Imudia holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial Management from Mikkeli Institute of Technology, Finland; a Master of Engineering in Oil and Gas Technology Management from Aalborg University, Denmark and an MBA in International Business Management, Haaga-Helia Business School, Finland."

Last week, Konga announced the appointment Olusiji Ayodele Ijogun as the new Chairman to reposition the company on a path of sound corporate governance after Zinox acquisition.

Zinox Group had in February 2018, expanded into the e-commerce business in a shocking acquisition of Konga.

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