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Amaka Obi Managing Director

Amaka Obi is the founder and MD of Debonair Integrated Services Limited. Her expertise lies in Corporate Branding ,Strategy, Marketing, Communications including Advertising and Public/Media Relations, Marketing Automation, and CRM . In her capacity as the managing director of Debonair, Amaka is tasked with the overall development, design, and implementation of the firm’s strategic plan. She also oversees business development, and strategic alliances.

 

Amaka has over 8 years of experience developing and implementing strategies for such fortune 100’s as American Express (Amex), Anheuser------Busch Inbev, Citigroup, Lehman Brothers (now Barclays), ABC TV Networks in the United States of America, and SW Global Limited in Nigeria. Her portfolio cuts across the Marketing, Finance, and Technology sectors across the U.S, U.K, and Nigeria. At Amex, Ms. Amaka developed marketing and communications materials targeted towards Amex’s high net worth card members. While at ABInbev, she spear headed a couple of promotions/PR events, and also managed brand awareness campaigns for the Stella Artois brand. While at ABC TV Networks, Ms. Amaka helped plan/organize the famous ABC GMA concert series------ an annual event that brings artists and celebrities together to raise funds for charity. At Citigroup and Lehman brothers she managed a full CRM program and employed a sophisticated data mining technique to gain more insight on the firm’s customers. While at SW Global, Ms Amaka worked more on Govt. accounts developing marketing programs and running publicity campaigns for such key accounts as Nigerian Immigration Services (NIS), Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

 

Amaka has a Masters in Strategic Marketing from the prestigious Cranfield University in the U.K, and holds dual bachelors in Business Administration, and Communications with a track/minor in Advertising and Public Relations from the City University of New York (CUNY- Baruch College). Amaka has also completed a number of non-degree/certificate courses in Branding, Marketing, Six-Sigma (Re-Engineering), and Corporate Social Responsibility.

     
 
 

Solomon Obi CTO/Board Member

Solomon is a seasoned technologist and strategist with over 20 years of experience in the financial and IT sectors. Debonair is priviledged to have Solomon as a member of the it’s advisory board- in this capacity, he contributes to the overall strategy and future growth plans of Debonair.

 

He has designed, built, and implemented sophisticated technology platforms for such industry leaders as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Mckinsey Consulting, IBM, BMW- we dare say that the list goes on and on…

 

Solomon has a commendable educational background- he has three Masters degrees in Computer Science, Financial Economics, and Quantitative Finance from the University of London, Carnegie Mellon, and Columbia University all in the U.S.

 

 
   

Ella Ben Manager Marketing & CRM

 

Ella Ben- oversees Marketing and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) at Debonair. As part of her

 
   

Vanessa Ohakwe Project Cordinator

 

Vanessa is the first point of contact when it comes to all business projects at Debonair. In addition to managing the MD's

 
   

Lorenzo Turner

Creative Director

 

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duties, Ella ensures That Debonair keeps its customers up to date on current and emerging trends and technologies by staying abreast of new developments in the global market space.

 

Ella brings with her a wealth of experience from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and Time Warner- Time Inc where she worked heavily on research, consumer trend analytics, business process improvement, and CRM. Ms. Ella
stays in touch with consumers through her social media programs spanning across Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.

 

Ella attained a BA Hons in International Business & Economics from the City University of New York- Baruch College and was awarded a U.S National Science Foundation Fellowship to carry out in-depth Economics research at the University of California- Santa Barbra. She has also carried out variousevaluation studies in the U.S, Rwanda, and Cambodia just to mention a few.

 

strategic project plan, Vanessa also works very closely with our communications department proofing creative pieces and coordinating the departments sign off process.

 

Ms. Ohakwe has an eye for detail, accuracy and consistency in the quality of project output. She has held various administrative, and secretarial roles and has assisted a couple of C- Level executives within the Govt. And private sectors across Nigeria.More recently Vanessa worked at SW Global, a multi national IT firm.

 

Vanessa has a Bachelors degree in Mass Communications from the University of Jos and speaks Igbo and Hausa fluently.

 

 

 
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