UBA Wins Big at Marketing World Awards

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has been awarded the Top Marketing and Communications Professionals in West Africa at the just ended Marketing World Awards held at Kempinski Hotel in Accra.

GCB, Barclays, Ford won Financial Brand of the Year, Iconic Brand of the Year, Auto Brand of the Year and Pay TV Brand of the year respectively.

The event, which was held under the theme, “Celebrating Brands and Individuals that Work Tirelessly and Passionately,” honoured others including Indomie, Neukleos, Ideas House, Brooks and Blake, Media Reach and seasoned personalities took home awards for their immense contribution towards the growth of the industry.

The Groupe CEO of Instinct Wave Ghana Limited, Akin Naphtal said the event was designed to promote excellence in Banking and Marketing and reward organisations and outstanding marketers who have helped enhanced the image of their organisations and significantly contributed to the country’s economy.

“Organisations and individuals who have delivered superior products values to the market and exhibited excellence out from the competition have been awarded,” he stated.

Mr. Naphtal added that the Awards which is in its 7th year recognizes outstanding performances across the marketing and communications industry in Africa.

List of Awardees

Experiential Agency of the Year
Ideas House

PR Agency of the Year
Brooks and Blake

Media Agency of the Year

Digital Marketing Company of the Year

King of The Road Brand of The Year
Gala Sausage Roll

PayTV Brand of The Year

Emerging Brand of The Year
Hollandia Chocomalt

Iconic Brand of the Year
Union Bank

Brand Evolution of The Year
Union Bank

Auto Brand of The Yea
(Pick Up)

Best Use of Packaging
Vegetable Fruit Nectar

Outstanding Women in Marketing
Dolapo Otegbayi
‎Head of Shopper Marketing – MT
FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria

Corporate Communication Personality of The Year
Diran Olojo
Vice President

Emerging Agency of the Year
Image & Time

Outstanding Contribution to Outdoor Industry
Bayo Adio
Managing Director
Thorium 5

Inspiring Agency of the Year
Zenera Consulting

Media Professional of the Year
Ken Onyeali Ikpe
Group CEO
Insight Redefini

Outstanding Contribution to PR Industry Award
Bolaji Okusaga
Managing Director

Lifetime Achievement Award
Jimi Awosika
Group Managing Director
Insight Redefini