Prof. ogechi adeola a female Nigerian marketing expert has been appointed and announced the new deputy vice chancellor of the University of Kigali (uok). Her appointment to the new position is to take effect from 11th January 2024. The appointment was been issued to her because of her consistency and dedication in her academic carrier which are in line with vision and mission of the university.
Prof. ogechi adeola Biography
Professor Adeola started her career at Citibank Nigeria and later joined the Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria, where she served as the Head of the Department of Operations, Marketing, and Information Systems.
Professor Adeola is not only an academic, but also a mentor, consultant, and advocate for women’s empowerment. She is the founder of the Digital Business Tutelage for Women Empowerment in Africa Initiative (DBTWEAi), which aims to equip women with digital skills and business acumen.
She is also ranked No. 1 in Nigeria for marketing by the Alper-Doger Scientific Index, a measure of academic impact and quality.
Professor Adeola has a Doctorate in Business Administration and an MBA from Alliance Manchester Business School, UK, and over 28 years of experience in teaching, research, and administration.
As Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Academic at UoK, Professor Adeola’s wealth of experience promises contributions to academic leadership, aligning with the university’s unwavering commitment to excellence,” the statement said.
Professor Adeola expressed her gratitude and excitement for the opportunity to serve at UoK. She said: “I am honored and delighted to join the University of Kigali, a leading institution of higher learning in Rwanda and the region. ” I look forward to working with the UoK community to advance the academic goals and aspirations of the university and its stakeholder.