New appointments in the Guardian
Management of Guardian Newspapers Limited has announced new appointments for top management associates aimed at repositioning the media outfit for greater efficiency.
In the new appointments, Abraham Ogbodo has been named as Editor, The Guardian; Godwin Okosun as Executive Head of Printing; Jude Ndu as Chief Commercial Officer and Solomon Alonge as Chief Financial Officer.
Ogbodo, who now oversees all the titles in The Guardian stable, started his media career as a Sub-Editor, African Guardian Magazine in February 1989. Since then, he has worked himself up to the position of Editor of The Guardian on Sunday.
Widely travelled, both locally and internationally, he has garnered reputation as a media manager and journalist. His highly regarded Backlash column in The Guardian on Sunday further defines him as a notable newspaper columnist. He has also served on various public committees in Delta State, where he hails from.
Okosun is Executive Head of Printing whose operational responsibility includes Printing, Engineering and Distribution. He joined The Guardian as a Technical Trainee in 1985 and rose to the position of Head of Printing (Newspapers).
Ndu is Chief Commercial Officer in charge of Advertising, Circulation, Conferences and Master Classes. An experienced marketing and sales strategist with a background in economics, Ndu has many years of media industry experience as a columnist and author.
Alonge is Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for Administration, Human Resources, Information Technology, Facility and Security. He is an experienced financial and operations executive with working experience spanning over 25 years in Telecom, Engineering, Insurance and Banking.