Doyen of Integrated Marketing Communications industry in Nigeria and Chairman of Troyka Holdings Limited, Mr. Biodun Shobanjo has bagged the Manager of the Year Award in the field of Marketing Communications at the International Achievements Forum held by the Europe Business Assembly recently at the Institute of Directors, Pall Mall, London, United Kingdom.
Shonabjo, according to the organisers, merited the award given to Chief Executive Officers (CEO), company owners and top managers who have given significant inputs to the successes of their companies by advancing the best management practices and services for employees and customers.
The organisers added that Shobanjo’s selection was due to his vision and leadership, innovativeness, creativity, professionalism, exceptional managerial skills, business ethics, company performance and effectiveness as well as corporate social responsibility.
Shobanjo’s Troyka Holdings Limited, which comprises of notable companies including Insight Communications, All Seasons Mediacom, Media Perspectives, Optimum Exposures, The Quadrant Company and Hot Sauce (Digital Marketing) also won the award for Best Enterprise of the Year at the Forum.
The awards were received by the Group’s Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Insight Communications, Mr. Jimi Awosika. Shobanjo said the awards were testaments to the innovativeness and creativity which had been the hall mark of the Group founded on Professionalism, Honour, Integrity and Passion.
He said, ‘’ I thank you for this honour. I must stress that accolades, encomiums and awards like these on the Group would spur us to greater heights.’’
The event also afforded the Group the opportunity of presenting its successes and new projects to EBA members and representatives, including one of the leading UK business unions, the Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce.