Charles is a respected general management and business transformation professional with over 23 years work experience. He has held several senior management positions at Ford Motor Company North America, Guinness Nigeria Plc. (a subsidiary of Diageo U.K. Plc.) where he was Director of Strategy and Business transformation and, until most recently, the Director of Retail Sales at “Etisalat Nigeria” a subsidiary of U.A.E based multinational telecommunications service provider, Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (branded trade name Etisalat).
Charles has worked and lived in S.E Asia, Western and Eastern Europe as well as the United States. He has broad management and international hands–on work experience in Marketing/Sales management, Customer experience management, Operations management, Strategy development and execution, Program management and Business transformation/change management within the Consumer package goods, Automotive and Telecommunications industries.
Mr. Charles is a Moore Fellow and has a Bachelors degree in Economics from the Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria, a Masters degree in Computer & Information Systems management from the University of Detroit as well as Masters degrees in Engineering and Management from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and the Wharton school in the United States.