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Industry Moves: Wechat hires Idemudia as Regional Manager towards West Africa expansion

May 12, 2015 · 1 min read
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WeChat has hired Idemudia Dima-Okojie to expand the WeChat brand in Nigeria and Ghana. Idemudia, who before this new role, was Head of New Product Development at Airtel Nigeria, is one of the Co-Founders of MoMo Nigeria.

WeChat is owned by Tencent, a Chinese Investments Holdings company and the 4th largest internet company in the world just after Amazon, Google and Ebay.

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In a chat with Idemudia at the last Mobile Money Expo we discussed how WeChat is trying to build an ecosystem for local developers and brands.

“WeChat is not a content provider, we are platform and we will be working with local developers, brands and service providers”. – Idemudia

In other news, Yomi Adegboye, popularly known as Mister Mobility, of Mobility Arena has been appointed as Managing Director at CPAfrica

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“CPAfrica is an inspiring African brand committed to improving the continent’s global image and I am excited to lead it. I look forward to consolidating CPAfrica’s tremendous growth and influence over the years to position it as Africa’s number one progressive voice and influencer to the world” – Yomi Adegboye

Jesse Oguntimehin has left Spinlet to join Tecnomobile.

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Oyekanmi Bolade left Samsung Electronics West Africa as Digital Marketing and Mobile Content Manager to join Lenovo Africa as Marketing Manager.

Adewale Yusuf

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Co-founder & Publisher of Techpoint.africa. Interested in: Technology | Media | Startup | Education | Africa. Twitter: @AdewaleYusuf_

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