MTN Nigeria on Friday announced the appointment of Odunayo Sanya as Executive Secretary of MTN Foundation.
She replaces Nonny Ugboma who held the position from January 2009 to March 2021.
Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, Chairman, MTN Foundation, in a statement in Lagos, said Sanya would bring on board her wealth of knowledge on investment objectives to enhance the foundation.
He said Sanya had over the last 16 years served in different capacities within the MTN Group, including General Manager, Planning and Customer Management and Senior Manager.
She also served as the Customer Management, Senior Manager Billing Services and Operations and Manager – Consumer, Small Business, VIP and Dealer Support.
Adelusi-Adeluyi said: “In 2019, she received the Marketing World ‘Customer Service Thought Leader Award’ in Accra, Ghana. She was also the 2019 Global Leadership Program Speaker at Coventry University in the United Kingdom.
“She was voted the 2020 Sales Ruby Influential Leader of the Year.
“The new scribe, in 2021, was named among the top 100 Career Women in Nigeria by the ‘9 to 5 chick’ and The PowerWoman Network.
“We look forward to benefiting from her expertise as we align with the overall Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), national priorities and the organisation’s corporate social investment objectives.
“We wish Odunayo all the best in this new role,”Adelusi-Adeluyi said.