The Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN) recently inaugurated members of its working committee. The committees which will be the engine room for the association’s programs for the next two years are- Public Sector, Stakeholder Engagement and Advocacy, Membership and Value, Data, Insight and Content and Education, Capacity Building Committees.

Speaking on the Agenda of the committees, Mr. Wasiu Abiola 1st Vice President of the ADVAN said that the committees will drive the  association’s agenda of creating an empowered future in Marcomms today for Advertisers and the Industry as a whole

“The committees will work with the Executive Council of the Association to  provide and implement  strategies for increased  membership value, strategic stakeholder engagement,  as well as source  for the most  relevant data to aid effective marketing planning.” Wasiu said

Mr. Benson Evbuomwan the Chairperson for the Education and Capacity Development Committee speaking on the focus of the committee he was leading  said “A key focus for  my committee will be to provide needed education for marketing professionals not just in the marcomms  field, but rather a holistic capacity development approach that will  help  ADVAN members  garner the right skills to function in any capacity of a C-level Executive and even beyond”


Other Members of the Association’s Committees Include:

Membership and Value Committee

  • Mrs. Bridget Oyefeso-Odusami, Stanbic IBTC Bank
  • Mrs. Nnenna Osi-Anugwa, Unilever Nigeria
  • Mrs. Roseline Akure Abaraonye, Hayat Kimya Nigeria
  • Mr. Rotimi Oyesiji, NASCO
  • Mr. Kola Oni, AXA Mansard Insurance

Education and Capacity Development Committee

  • Mr. Onome Asagbra, Dufil Prima Foods
  • Mr. Omotunde Adenusi, Nigeria Breweries Plc
  • Ify Kagho, MTN Communications

Data, Insight and Content Committee

  • Mr. Gerald Osugo, 9Mobile Nigeria
  • Mr. Austin Osokpor, Ecobank
  • Mr. Adeola Oluwatobi, 9Mobile Nigeria
  • Nwando Ajene, Nestle Nigeria Plc
  • Tolulope Adedeji
  • Mr. Bayo Adekanmbi, MTN Communications

Stakeholder Engagement and Advocacy Committee

  • Mr. Victor Jolaoso, Nigerite
  • Mrs. Hannah Oyebanjo, Redwood Consulting
  • Mr. Yinka Ijabiyi, First Bank Nigeria
  • Mrs. Bukola Bandele, HPZ Nigeria
  • Mr. Uche Onwudiwe, Guinness Nigeria

Public Sector Committee

  • Mr. Abiona Babarinde, Coscharis Group
  • Mrs. Bukunola Ogunnusi, Toyota Nigeria
  • Mr. Emeka Oparah, Airtel Nigeria
  • Mr. Tahir Mohammed, PZ Cussons

Click here to see pictures from the inauguration which took place at the ADVAN Secretariate.