Folio Media Group, owners of Daily Times Newspapers, and Daily Times Digital have announced the appointment of Judith Akatugba as the Chief Commercial Officer and Head of Digital effective from June 1 this year.
As an accomplished Strategic Leadership and Management professional with a strong focus on sales and marketing she has operated successfully for over 15 years in the media industry. Judith will spearhead growth in revenue across all portfolios of the Group, lead a team of marketing professionals, as well as manage the successful completion of the digital transformation of Daily Times Newspapers.
Judith’s impeccable qualities have made her a sought after sales and marketing professional in the media industry. In the past, she has helped to strengthen respected brands like Guardian Newspapers and Digitals; Red Media Africa; Consolidated Media Associates owners of Soundcity TV, Soundcity city radio and ONTV; TVC Communications, Sportsbrand LTD; and Point Blank Media Concepts where she began her media career in sales, marketing, Content distribution and TV production.
Judith is an alumnus of the prestigious Pan-Atlantic University where she obtained a Masters degree in Media and Communications, Daystar Leadership Academy, National Broadcast Academy. She is also a member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON).
Speaking about her appointment, Judith Akatugba said, ” I am truly excited to join Folio Media Group in this season of growth and to work with the dynamic team here. I look forward to leveraging my past experiences, industry relationship, and knowledge to propel the demand for our companies and brands.”
The Group MD, Folio Media Group, Mr. Aliu Akosile, spoke highly of Judith’s appointment: “I’m excited to welcome Judith to her new role where she is expected to transform the commercial arm of our operations for sustained performance. Considering her brilliant career trajectory and track record of impressive performance in previous jobs, I’m optimistic she would be a most valuable team lead as we consolidate on the repositioning of the media group.”, he said.