Aladekomo’s appointment, which reportedly took effect from December 1, 2019, came after the retirement of Olufunke AlomoOluwa who served the company as Executive Director for three years.
The company announced the appointment and retirement in a notification sent to the Nigerian Stock Exchange and signed by the Company Secretary, Yetunde Emmanuel.
Tomiwa Aladekomo’s profile: Tomiwa Aladekomo is an experienced technology, media and marketing executive. He is the CEO of Big Cabal Media, which creates compelling content for African youth and is building the next generation of Africa’s media brands.
Aladekomo led the team that transformed the Guardian Nigeria into a top-notch digital media operation. He has worked in senior roles, leading digital for Heineken Nigeria and heading one of West Africa’s top digital agencies.
Over the years, Aladekomo has worked extensively across media and marketing in North America, notably for Atlantic Records and The Futures Company, where he worked on global strategy briefs for brands like Coca-Cola and Unilever.
He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Boston University and a Master of the Arts degree in Anthropology from Columbia University, New York. He is also a fellow of the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship, run by the African Leadership Institute.
Currently, the new Chams Non-Executive Director serves on the boards of ChamsSwitch Limited, SmartCity Resorts Plc and Volunteer Corps Nigeria.
About Chams Plc: Chams Plc is Nigeria’s leading provider of integrated identity management and identity and payments transactional systems and solutions provider. Over time, Chams has evolved from computer and hardware maintenance to providing enterprise technology solutions in the identity management and transaction payments space to public and private sector institutions.
The company is the first home-grown company to be listed in Guinness Book of Records for setting up the ChamsCity Digital Mall and also the first computer technology company listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under ICT.