Africa Business News, the parent company of the renowned consumer and business news networks CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Adeleye Fabusoro as Head of West Africa. Fabusoro succeeds Fredric Van De Vyver as the first Nigerian Head of the firm, marking a significant milestone for the region.
CNBC and Forbes Africa have intentionally picked Fabusoro for this crucial role as part of their significant commitment to extending and enhancing their presence in the local market. His significant experience and expertise in a variety of areas such as banking, finance, advertising, and film/TV/multi-media production make him an excellent fit for this post.
CNBC and Forbes Africa are ready to prosper and reach exceptional milestones in West Africa’s business market under Fabusoro’s guidance. The choice to appoint him as the Head of West Africa underscores Africa Business News’ unrelenting commitment to empowering African professionals and reshaping the economic landscape.
Fabusoro was a multi-award-winning film, television, and documentary producer/director before joining CNBC and Forbes Africa. Following his retirement as COO of Rare Edge Media, he served as the head of Development and Production at Storylab.
He holds a Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Prowess University Delaware, an MBA in Marketing and Strategic Management from Obafemi Awolowo University, and a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Ibadan. He is also a credentialed Data Scientist and Business Analyst who completed his postgraduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin.
Fabusoro has been recognized as a visionary company administrator who has successfully nurtured a number of startups into strong businesses. He has also become a well-known character in the cinema and television industries, having influenced the lives of over 500 pupils through his teaching and administrative duties. His outstanding resume includes over 1200 drama episodes, over 700 TV episodes, three dozen documentaries, over 30 feature films, and a large collection of television commercials.
Fabusoro’s influence extends beyond his successes, with him working as a consultant for the United Nations as an Advisory Board member for IBH and Crowd Africa. With immediate effect, his appointment is expected to enhance CNBC and Forbes Africa’s exponential growth trajectory.