Elo Umeh Named 2019 B2B SME CEO Of The Year

Proshare - Facebook Proshare - Twitter Proshare - Linked In Proshare - WhatsApp

Tuesday, August 06, 2019 / 08:00PM / Terragon Group / Header Image Credit: Terragon Group


Elochukwu Umeh, CEO Terragon Group has been named the Business-to-Business (B2B) SME CEO of the year at the 2019 Business day CEO awards which took place on the 4th of August, 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria.

The annual Business day leadership awards adjudged the most prestigious cross-industry event for the recognition of innovators and success stories, was graced by top dignitaries across the length and breadth of Africa’s largest economy. The award is in recognition of exceptional business leaders and organizations for their sustained commitment to excellence in enterprise and contributions to the Nigerian economy. No fewer than 14 business leaders and 20 companies including a public institution bagged different awards at the maiden Business Day Nigerian Business Leadership Awards.

Speaking at the event, Frank Aigbogun, Publisher/CEO, Business day Media Ltd, said the award was necessary in order to bring to limelight the great and innovative things happening in Nigeria whether they be in the private or in the public sector. The vetting criteria were based on a balanced scorecard that assigns weighted averages to leadership, innovation, information and knowledge management, process improvement, financial performance, employee job satisfaction, social and environmental focus and compliance with extant requirements.

According to a statement by the award organizers, “the decision to bestow this award on Mr. Umeh was informed by certain factors. First, your track record as a leader that is shaping the future of business in Nigeria through innovation and investment in the market analytics and digital marketing space. Second, the impressive growth trajectory and market share of Terragon Group over the past year, despite the tough operating environment prevalent across the Nigerian economy. Third, your visionary leadership and uncanny ability to identify a changing market need and thus deploy the resources required to take advantage of the emerging opportunity in the African market. Finally, your sustained commitment to the national development as a proudly Nigerian entrepreneur, and the reputation of Terragon group and healthy and friendly employee workplace.

” I thank business day newspaper for the recognition and honor, deeply appreciate it. It’s also very timely as we continue to aggressively invest to build strong big data and software as a service business that helps businesses use artificial intelligence to enable customer connections at scale. We are at the forefront of a global phenomenon and we are keen to lead Africa in that space, this honor is only testament to the work we have put in and a challenge to double up our effort”, Umeh added.

Terragon is Africa’s fastest-growing enterprise marketing technology company. We aggregate and enrich difficult-to-source consumer data, generating measurable outcomes for telco’s, banks, and larger brands. Terragon uses its on-demand cloud marketing platform, attribution software, and deep analytics capability to enable thoughtfully, targeted omnichannel access to 100m+ mobile-first African consumers. Headquartered in Lagos Nigeria, the group has offices in Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, and India.


Proshare Nigeria Pvt. Ltd.

Related News

1.       ETI Announces The Appointment Of Nana Araba Abban As New Group Consumer Banking Head

2.      GLAXOSMITH Announces Resignation of Mr. Tunde Lemo as Non-Executive Director

3.      Pascal Dozie’s Goodbye: Understanding MTN’s ‘Ring Fencing’ Board Game

4.      MTN Nigeria Reconstitutes Board, Replaces Dozie With Ndukwe

5.      SEPLAT Announces the Appointment of Madame Nathalie Delapalme as a Non-Executive Director

6.      Lafarge Africa Plc Notifies of the Appointment of Mr. Marco Licata as a Non-Executive Director

7.      DEAPCAP Notifies of Changes in the Company’s BOD, Mgt, Company Sec. and Office Address

8.     Ecobank Development Corporation Advocates “Intergenerational Wealth”

9.      Yolanda Cuba to Join MTN as Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer

10.  First Star Prize Winner Emerges in the Dangote Cement Bag of Goodies Promo

11.   MEYER Announces the Appointment of Mr. Rotimi Alashe as Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

12.  Transcorp Hotels Plc Notifies of the Appointment of Mr. Alexander Adeyemi as Non-Executive Director

Proshare Nigeria Pvt. Ltd.

Proshare Nigeria Pvt. Ltd.

Related News