Wakanow, the technology-enabled travel company, started the year on a powerful note with its new appointment.
On January 11, 2023, the company announced that the board of directors and management of Wakanow Group have selected Adenike Macaulay, formerly the Chief Commercial Officer as the CEO of Wakanow Nigeria, “effective January 2023”
Speaking on the appointment, the Group CEO of Wakanow Group, Adebayo Adedeji mentioned that Adenike Macaulay had been a valuable addition since she joined Wakanow management and using her expertise and exposure would lead the company’s trajectory of growth in Nigeria.
“We are expanding into new verticals and Countries in Africa and beyond to take advantage of new business opportunities in the emerging competitive landscape leveraging our deep competence and expertise in the travel tech industry” he added
The Leading Ladies Africa 100 most inspiring women alumnus and new Chief Executive Officer, Adenike Macaulay spoke on her excitement about the new role and responsibilities.
“The past 18 months with Wakanow have been immensely exciting as we have recorded several milestones and record breaking results in the history of the company. I look forward to leading and building with an immensely talented team”
Adenike Macaulay is no stranger to breaking records herself as prior to joining Wakanow, she was the first woman and Nigerian to become the General Manager of Sales for Lufthansa Group in Nigeria & Equatorial Guinea.
She is also a past chairperson of the International Air Transport Association Local Customer Advisory Group, and was listed as one of the 100 Most Powerful People in Africa’s Travel and Hospitality industry.