Sola Awolola

Sola Awolola

Strategy & Innovations Manager

Sola holds a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design from the Federal University of Technology, Akure. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. He is an Associate Member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and a Member of the Institute of Business Strategists.

Sola is a thorough-bred strategist and marketing communication professional. He has over 12 years of experience covering Strategy, Product Development, Brand Management, Customer Experience,

Banking, Design and Advert Production, Vendor Management and Negotiation.

He started his professional career with Platform Branding Company, an advertising agency and then moved to Sterling Bank Plc, where he rose to manage various portfolios including Brand Assurance, Procurement, Brand Marketing, and Events and Sponsorship. He later joined FundQuest Financial Services Limited where he set up and led the Brand Marketing and Customer Experience Units with main responsibilities for promoting the Company’s brand both internally and externally, engaging effectively in providing the ambiance for delightful experience by the Company’s clients and business partners.

Sola currently leads the Strategy and Innovation Group of BlackCOD Asset Management Limited. His responsibility includes developing long and short term strategies, product development, execution of projects, brand marketing and communications e.t.c