Motola Oyebanjo is currently the Head of Corporate Affairs and Communications for Africa at Upfield Foods; the largest plant-based food company in the world. An astute communications professional, she is the image-maker for the organization in Africa, responsible for developing and delivering the corporate affairs, communications, and sustainability strategy across the continent.
Prior to this, she served as Head Corporate Communications at Lafarge Africa, Head of Strategic Communications and Media at Union Bank of Nigeria, Client Service Director for AerialView Communications, Head of Corporate Communications for the British Council and Internal Communications Manager for Unilever Nigeria.
Motola has extensive experience across Corporate Affairs and Communications, Marketing, Brand Management, Digital Communications, Executive Communications, Thought Leadership, Public Relations, Media Relations and Crisis Management. She is an avid writer with articles published.
In 2018, Motola founded the women empowerment initiative known as When Women Win which aims to support women on the African continent to become the best version of themselves by providing affordable access to the knowledge, inspiration and opportunities that upwardly mobile women need to succeed.