Lanre is a specialist in Marketing, Business Development, Strategy and
Management with about 27 years of rich and variegated experience in Marketing,
Entrepreneurship, Human Capital Development and Business Management. He
has been a trainer in the last 8 years leveraging the experience and knowledge
garnered over the years.
As a winner of numerous awards across his career, Lanre won the STARFISH
(Most Outstanding Staff) Award at SO&U Advertising Limited in 2005. He was
the best overall student in PR/Advertising in his graduating class at the then
Ogun State Polytechnic where he studied Mass Communication. In November/
December 1991, Lanre was on the 7up/Nigerian Televison Authority (NTA) Quiz
Competition on nationwide network where he was the Star Winner for three
weeks (the longest) in a 13-week episode.
As an accomplished professional, he has worked on blue chip global brands
culminating in his role as Malta Guinness Account Director for Africa under
the auspices of Saatchi & Saatchi International in South Africa. His work
experience spans the broad spectrum of the Marketing Communications
in the Nigerian Advertising and Oil & Gas Industries. In his 28+ years in the
Marketing Communications industry in Nigeria, Lanre has worked with only top
10 advertising agencies (Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, CentrespreadFCB and
As a versatile individual with insatiable hunger for knowledge to develop self,
Lanre is a registered professional member of the Nigeria Institute of Management
(NIM) and Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON). He has PGD
in Business Management from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State. He
holds a Certificate in Strategic Business Management from Harvard University.
He is a certified Software Test Analyst, Business Analyst and Associate Member
of the British Computer Society (AMBCS). Lanre is also a Certified Emotional
Intelligence Performer (EICP). Lanre is also a trained Information Security/EU
As a trainer, Lanre has delivered customized Marketing Communications
and Entrepreneurship trainings to mid-level and C-Suite Execs across FMCG,
Telecomms, Oil & Gas and Financial Services. He is also a Development Partner
at the Centre for International Advanced & Professional Studies (CIAPS), Lagos, a
Centre associated to the Cambridge University, UK.