Insight Publicis, a member of integrated marketing communications group, Redefini, and global Publicis Groupe has announced the appointment of Dolapo Ogunbambo as its substantive Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective January 2024.
With nearly two decades of vast industry experience and an illustrious track record in marketing communications and business strategy, Dolapo Ogunbambo has been an invaluable asset to Insight Publicis since joining the organisation in January 2022. He has played a pivotal role in the company’s success, driving transformative strategies and spearheading significant initiatives that have bolstered Insight Publicis’ growth and market standing.
Having previously served as the Business Director, Dolapo’s exceptional leadership qualities and unwavering commitment to excellence led to his interim promotion as Acting General Manager/Chief Operating Officer in October 2023. During this tenure, his exceptional performance has stabilised and propelled Insight Publicis towards greater profitability, earning him recognition as the ideal candidate for the substantive role.
Tayo Oyedeji, Group Chief Executive Officer at Redefini, expressing utmost confidence in Dolapo’s capabilities, stated, “Dolapo’s promotion to the role of Chief Operating Officer signifies our unwavering commitment to fostering exceptional talent within our organisation. His visionary leadership, strategic acumen, and relentless pursuit of excellence perfectly align with our mission to elevate Insight Publicis as the premier advertising and business solutions provider in Africa. I wish him well in this new role and look forward to his strategic leadership ”
Dolapo Ogunbambo’s journey includes a wealth of academic achievements, notably a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Ibadan, a Masters in Managerial Psychology from the University of Lagos, and an alumnus status at the prestigious Lagos Business School. His extensive professional accolades, including being a member of APCON and contributing to industry bodies such as the Young Cannes Lions Competition in Nigeria and PAMRO, underscore his commitment to the advancement of the advertising and media industry.
In this new capacity, Dolapo Ogunbambo will lead the charge in driving the company’s strategic vision, elevating its leadership position, and spearheading innovative solutions that will further strengthen Insight Publicis’ market presence across the continent.