Managing Director, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Lagos, Nigeria
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Tokunboh George-Taylor is the pioneering Managing Director of Hill+Knowlton Strategies Nigeria, one of the world’s leading global communications companies which opened offices in Lagos in January 2015. As MD of H+K, she is responsible for driving growth in Nigeria and providing strategic insight and counsel to clients. She is well versed in the business operating landscape in Nigeria. Tokunboh draws upon over 27 years of experience and her areas of specialization include Public Relations, Advocacy, Public Affairs, Community Relations, Marketing and Branding in the Telecoms, Information Technology, Finance, Education, Energy, Oil & Gas Sector.
Before joining H+K Strategies, Tokunboh spent over 14 years at integrated energy group Oando Plc in Lagos where she was part of the Group Leadership Council, heading up the Corporate Services and the Corporate communications/CSR divisions. She was also the pioneering Director of the Oando Foundation. Whilst at Oando Plc., she also led the communications team for local and international fund raising and the listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Tokunboh has worked with local, regional and global clients such as Canon, Visa, LaLiga, Eat’N’Go(Dominos, Pinkberry, Cold Stone), Eko Atlantic, OVH Energy, Western Digital, GBfoods, Netflix, Bolt, Standard Chartered Bank, Procter and Gamble, NLNG and Shell on executive development and media training, internal and external communications, advocacy, strategic guidance, stakeholder engagement and campaign development.
Tokunboh holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, USA.
She is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR), Public Relations Association UK (PRCA) and Institute of Directors (IOD), She is also a fellow of the Africa Leadership Initiative-West Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She is the Acting Chairman of the Oando Foundation, Board Member of Legacy Office, Advisory Board Member of Terra Kulture & Studios Limited, Advisory Member of CSR-in-Action Advocacy, Member of the Board of Governance for Greenwood House School and Vice Chairperson of the Wiscar PR, Events and Marketing Committee.