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Google Names Alex Okosi as Managing Director for Africa

Google has announced the appointment of Alex Okosi as Managing Director for Africa.

Okosi will lead Google’s business globally, including its advertising, cloud, and hardware products and services.

He is a seasoned media and entertainment executive with over 20 years of experience.

He joins Google from MultiChoice Group, where he was the Managing Director for Nigeria and West Africa. In this role, he was responsible for the company’s pay-TV, video-on-demand, and digital businesses.

Prior to MultiChoice, Okosi held senior positions at MTV Networks Africa, Sony Pictures Television, and the International Broadcasting Trust. He is a graduate of the University of Lagos and holds an MBA from the Lagos Business School.

“I am excited to join Google and to be part of the team that is making a difference in the lives of Africans,” said Okosi. “I look forward to working with our partners and customers to bring the power of technology to everyone on the continent.”

Okosi’s appointment is a significant move for Google as it seeks to expand its presence in Africa.

The continent is home to over 1.2 billion people, and Google is committed to making its products and services available to everyone.

In addition to his experience in the media and entertainment industry, Okosi is also a strong advocate for developing the African tech ecosystem.

He is a member of the board of directors of the Lagos Business School and the African Business Roundtable.

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