Uche OfodileCEO at Lonestar Cell MTN
Uche Ofodile is the CEO for MTN Liberia. She is a senior business leader with extensive expertise in building businesses in emerging markets. With 10 years in CEO, CMO, and CCO roles, she has been the driving force behind transformative change in blue-chip multinational companies.
An early career in marketing, advertising, and public relations gave Uche a diverse foundation in the automotive, consulting, higher education, and broadcasting industries. In 2002, Uche accepted her first position in Africa as a Corporate Brand Manager. This was the first step on a path that led to a meteoric rise to senior leadership positions with some of the continent’s fastest-growing companies.
One of her hallmark achievements is the transformation of Vodafone Ghana from a struggling business, with deteriorating market share, into the country’s #2 telecommunications provider. As Chief Marketing Officer, Uche was instrumental is delivering 3 consecutive years of double-digit revenue growth, resulting in significant awards such as “Telecommunications Company of the Year,” “Best Telecom Brand,” and “Most Admired Brand.”
Having held senior positions at Facebook, Vodafone and Tigo DRC, she has had repeated success driving value and innovation into an organization, Uche is able to steer the evolution of business and uncover new opportunities. She pushes the boundaries of traditional business approaches in emerging markets to reinvent, reimagine, and amplify a company’s brand and performance.
She is committed to nurturing and empowering the next generation of leaders. Known for harnessing the power of people to move businesses forward, Uche injects enthusiasm and accountability into an organization to create engaged, high-performing, and cohesive teams.