Insight Redefini Appoints Dr Onyeali Ikpe as Group CEO
The Board of Insight Redefini has announced the appointment of Dr. Ken Onyeali Ikpe as its Group Managing Director/CEO.
In a statement signed by the Chairman of the Board, Biodun Shobanjo “the appointment coincides with the critical transformation stage of the group, which created the need to further fortify Insight Redefini in its disruptive leadership, irrefutable excellence and dominance of the integrated marketing communication value chain and enterprise transformation deep hindsight, clear foresight and AI-like actionable foresights.”
The appointment which takes effect from the 3rd of December 2018 will see Dr. Ikpe who hitherto was the Group COO take full responsibility for the Troyka/Pubicis partnership (Insight Redefini) which is the holding company for Insight Publicis, Leo Burnett, Starcom Media Perspectives, All Seasons Zenith, Quadrant MSL and TCC Nigeria.
Ken joined Insight in 1995 as an Account Manager rising to the position of Account Director before he was moved to the then All Seasons Mediacom in 2001 as COO. He led All Seasons Mediacom creditably both as COO and later as CEO transforming it into one of Nigeria’s foremost media independent companies up until 2016. Upon the consummation of Troyka/Publicis Partnership and the formation of Insight Redefini in October 2016, he was promoted as its first Group COO.
Ken holds a doctorate in Development Economics, an Alumni of Advanced Management Programme (AMP) Lagos Business School and also trained at the IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain.
He is a fellow of Nigeria Institute of Marketing and President of Media Independent Practitioners Association of Nigeria (MIPAN).
Ken is a thought leader and is highly respected in the marketing communications industry. He is an effective, disciplined, consistent leader. Ken leads by deepening what works, he embraces well-researched truth and new knowledge, he builds capacity for loyalty amongst his constituents and is absolutely committed to the increasing success of his team and clients.