Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications
Akudo Azu recently joined the company as Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications department. She is a certified member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) UK, and the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI), Ireland. Akudo holds a Bachelor’s in Mass Communication from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; a Masters in Media and Communication from the Pan Atlantic University, Lagos; and a Masters in Public and International Affairs from University of Lagos.
She is a skilled communication and marketing professional with over a decade of post-qualification experience in internal and business communications, sponsorship and events coordination, brand and stakeholder management, and marketing which spans across the multinational, FMCG and Financial Services industries.
Through her proven commercial acumen and technical competencies, she has successfully managed brand and product portfolios, delivered on brand campaigns and led teams to improved performance through her transformational and inspirational leadership.
Prior to joining FBN Insurance, she served as Head, Brand Strategy, Budget and Planning and in other capacities at First Bank of Nigeria where she managed marketing for the Sub-Saharan market and UK. Her hobbies include travelling, reading, watching movies and writing.