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Wakanow.com Limited (Wakanow) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Adebayo Adedeji as interim Chief Executive Officer of Wakanow, effective immediately.

Mr. Adedeji, who is the current Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of the company, has been responsible for driving the transition programme of Wakanow since mid-2019.  Prior to taking up his CCO role at Wakanow he was a Senior Finance Manager at Amazon.com, in charge of fulfillment supporting product teams in 16 countries.

He was also responsible for driving topline, profitability, inventory optimization, seller promotion and improved customer experience through technical product innovation. Previously, he served as a senior finance professional in the consumer retails sector, including with Petsmart and Walmart Stores.
Wakanow has been able to grow its customer base and market share since the end of last calendar year as it continues to service its customers and maintain its best value proposition with improved product offering & customer service.

Mr. Adedeji is assuming his new responsibilities at a time of great excitement for the company which is on the cusp of transition and significant positive change. The Board of Wakanow is confident that Mr. Adedeji will provide an invaluable contribution to setting goals and objectives for the company’s future growth, whilst also providing the administrative guidance and direction required during this period of significant transition and transformation.

The Board believes this leadership transition will place Wakanow in a strong position to increase its reach and product offering and to deliver on its growth plans for the future.

Wakanow is Africa’s leading, full-service online travel company with offices in Nigeria, and in many parts of the world – Dubai, Ghana, Kenya, as well as in the United Kingdom. At Wakanow, we are dedicated to making travel cheap and memorable. We are Africa’s biggest one-stop travel consolidator for amazing flight tickets, hotel bookings, visa assistance, transfers, travel tours and much more.

For additional information, contact us on 01-7008237 or send an email to media@wakanow.com

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Ugochukwu is a Content Writer with a keen interest in Social Media and Content Marketing. Ugo, who is a graduate of Metallurgical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology developed a knack for writing and spitting marketing words on paper. He has worked for Brila Media - a sports media firm before moving to the travel industry. His professional interests include- communications, content marketing and business management. In his spare time, he delivers a sports podcast, trades the forex market and reads about history.

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