Mr. Biodun ShobanjoThe advertising man, Mr. Biodun Shobanjo, has been nominated to lead a marketing discourse at the forthcoming investiture ceremony of the new president of National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN), Mr. Tony Agenmonmen. The ceremony, which will be hosted at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, is expected to attract dignitaries across the marketing communications industry. A statement from the institute’s secretariat said the choice of Mr. Shobanjo was reached after extensive deliberations among stakeholders who consider him deserving and worthy to deliver the talk at such occasion. The statement noted that his preference was informed by his rich repertoire of knowledge and experience in the marketing communications business, which has been on for more than four decades.
NIMN had recently, in Ibadan, elected a new President, Tony Agenmonmen in a contest that saw huge turnout of members from different part of the country participating in the electoral process. Agenmonmen who had since assumed his new role is expected to embark on sweeping reforms that would restore integrity and dignity of the profession.
Shobanjo, job experience as a young professional started in Nigeria Broadcasting Commission and Grant advertising where, he cut his early teeth in advertising before he went to set up his own agency, Insight communication.
Since the birth of Insight, his entrepreneurial foray has seen him set up a number of line extension agencies and companies among which include The Quadrant Company, Hotsauce, and Halogen security among others. Shobanjo is a professional par excellence who has won numerous awards both within and abroad. Some of the awards he has received include Marketing Edge Personality of the year, Sun Man of The Year and so on.