Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited (CCNL) has announced the appointment of Abiodun Ajiborode as the Franchise Operations Director, Lagos, and West region and Ayo Click Awosika as the Franchise Operations Director, East, Central and the Northern region. Both appointments took since effective March 1, 2021.
Prior to Ajiborede’s appointment he was the Acting Marketing Director for Coca-Cola Nigeria, where he led the marketing function in developing and implementing marketing and growth strategies for the business.
Ajiborode brings almost two decades of commercial experience into his new role with competencies spanning across Business and Marketing Leadership, Revenue Growth Management, Sale Management and Strategic Business Planning.
Abiodun Ajiborode’s roles include being responsible for accelerating the Coca-Cola franchise volume and value growth, system profitability and sales operations in Nigeria.
Abiodun holds an MBA from the Lagos Business School and a Chartered Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), United Kingdom. He has also attended several executive training programmes at leading global institutions including Kellogg Business School, Harvard University, Cornell University and The Coca-Cola University.
Before Ayo Click Awosika appointment, he was the Franchise Manager for East & Central regions of the Nigeria Franchise.
Awosika has over a decade of Sales and Commercial leadership experience in Route to Market, Distributor Management, Sales Strategy having worked on CHI transition, various Sales & Commercial roles with P&G.
In his new role, Ayo will be responsible for overseeing the acceleration of the Coca-Cola System revenue, volume, and value share growth in Nigeria.
Ayo Click Awosika holds an MBA from Babcock University, a Chartered Postgraduate Certificate in Mastering Metrics from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) United Kingdom and a Member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria. He has also attended several executive trainings in Cornell University.