The Coca Cola Company has appointed Patricia Obozuwa as a Vice President for its African operation. Business Elites Africa understands that her portfolio entails coordinating Communications, Sustainability, and Government Affairs for the soft drinks maker.
While announcing the development on her personal Twitter handle, yesterday, Mrs Obozuwa expressed excitement. And then the comment section of the tweet was quickly flooded with congratulatory messages.
I’m super excited to join The Coca Cola Company’s Africa Leadership Team as the Vice President, Government Affairs, Communications & Sustainability for Africa. pic.twitter.com/9c88z226u4
— Patricia Obozuwa (@patriciaobozuwa) December 29, 2020
Some days earlier, Obozuwa had announced on Twitter that she was leaving General Electric Africa “after 9 wonderful years”. She also added that it was quite emotional for her having to say goodbye to her colleagues at GE, although she was quite excited about her next moves. Note that she had worked in General Electric Africa since 2012 when she was hired as Chief Communications & Public Affairs Officer.
My last day with GE. After 9 wonderful years, it was a little emotional. But I’m incredibly excited about my next move. pic.twitter.com/SRQRMxokJM
— Patricia Obozuwa (@patriciaobozuwa) December 18, 2020
Patricia Obozuwa has really had an impressive professional track record. Prior to her stint with General Electric Africa, she served as External Relations and Corporate Communications Lead for Procter & Gamble, a leading American consumer goods manufacturer.
Patricia is a personal branding expert and is regularly invited at events to speak on the subject matter. She is also an Arts and Culture enthusiast and had once worked with the British Council as an Arts and Sponsorship Manager. She is also an Official Member of the Forbes Communications Council, and was in June 2018 appointed as a Board Member of the Lagos State Industry Advisory Board for Yaba ICT Hub/Cluster Project.
She is a graduate of Accounting from the Obafemi Awolowo University (Class of 1995). In 2016, she also studied at the Corporate Affairs Academy of the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
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