Renowned Nigerian marketing communications expert, Hakeem Akintunde, bags APCON Fellowship

Mr Hakeem Akintunde, a renowned Nigerian marketing communications expert and founder/CEO of Marcom Support Services Limited, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON).

Akintunde joined a host of other marketing communications aces who were inducted at the recently concluded APCON induction ceremony.

According to Marketingedge, Akintunde has a robust portfolio with over two decades of experience in integrated marketing communications.

He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), and Certified Institute of Auctioneers of Nigeria (CIAN).

He also belongs to the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, Institute of Data Processing Management of Nigeria and the Nigerian Institute of Management.

Akintunde kicked off his career in the Marcoms industry when he joined Centrespread in 2004. He assumed the position of Chief Operations Officer in 2012.

He helped to revitalize the business and aided the group in repositioning its abilities, resources and talents.

He was also the immediate past Honorary Treasurer of the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) and a former member of the Board of Trustees of the Association of Voice-Over Artists (AVOA).

The marketing communications expert has also been involved in re-engineering businesses such as Mediamore Ltd, DKK & Associates Ltd, PR Redline and Pure Activation amongst others.

Akintunde holds an MBA in Banking and Finance from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He studied International Marketing and Law of International Trade at Export-Edge Training, Dublin. In his formative years, he attended the prestigious St Joseph’s College, Vom, Plateau State.

He is also an Affiliate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK and a United-Nations-trained CISCO Certified Network Associate.

This article was first published by Periscope

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