Chima Okenimkpe

Chima Okenimkpe has more than 20 years’ experience in the advertisng and marketing communications industry.

His current role is to oversee and steer the creativity of Publicis West Africa across the West Africa Region for local and international clients by embracing West Africa’s complex marketing communications ecosystem. He is an experienced business leader, highly effective in incorporating creative leadership skills to achieve key business objectives.

He has worked on a range of brands across a number of sectors including telecommunications, financial services, FMCG, and NGO’s. Brands include MTN, Airtel, MTN, Samsung, Pepsi, Heineken, Guinness, GSK, Nestle, P&G, Axa Insurance, USAID, DFID and many other local and multinational brands.

He has won many local and international awards for creativity including the Epica, WARC, Cristal and LAIF. In 2016, he was a panelist at the Cannes Advertising Festival, speaking on how brands can best connect with the African consumer.