Nigerian Team Triarchy wins Ideatrophy competition

Winners of the Unilever IdeaTrophy 6th Edition, Team Triarchy, Uzomba Ikechukwu; Temitope Smith and Egbo Charles

Team Triarchy, Nigeria has emerged the overall winner of the Unilever Ideatrophy challenge, designed in line with the company’s quest to groom young talents in Nigeria and Ghana.

The competition, which featured undergraduates from both countries at the just concluded 6th edition held in Lagos, allows the participants to explore the opportunities, challenges and prospects in the business world.

Team Triarchy had the trio of Temitope Smith, an undergraduate of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso; Uzomba Ikechukwu, from the University of Ibadan and Egbo Chidera, from University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Other teams that won at the competition were, Ghana’s Team Kool T that was the first runners up, Team Classic (Nigeria), second runners up and Team Supernova (Ghana) as third runners up. Team Midas (Nigeria) also won the “Most Compelling Idea Award.”

Managing Director, Unilever Nigeria-Ghana, Mr. Yaw Nsarkoh, restated the company’s commitment to touching lives through its products and social missions. He appreciated the efforts of all the participants and advised them to be persistent their drive to achieve their goals. He also encouraged them to develop their knowledge and skills to meet up with global standards.

“Being awake to what really matters,” which is the theme for this year’s edition, is about understanding the power in you to make choices that will determine your future. “There are constraints in life that compel us to make choices but every choice we make will always come with consequences. What is most important however is that whatever we do, we do to the best of our ability,” he said.

Ikechukwu, who spoke on behalf of others, said the experience from participating in the competition will serve as a leap to their greatness. “The Ideatrophy competition has been a life changing experience. We have learnt so much about working as a team to developing viable strategies for brand positioning and growth. Winning the competition is a dream come true for us and we will put in more efforts to win at the Africa region and global leg of the competition,” he said.

Human Resources Director, Unilever Nigeria-Ghana, Ms. Eniola Onimole, on her part noted that Ideatrophy serves as a major stepping stone for youths who desire first-hand experience in dealing with real life business challenges.



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