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Alistair King, 2021 Pitcher Awards Heritage Jury President



Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, King James Group South Africa

Academy Dean



Adekemi Alegbeleye is a marketing communication professional with over a decade experience in creating connections to deliver marketing solutions, she has worked with over 50 local and international brands who have received recognition for their exemplary work and contribution to society.

Currently the General Manager/Chief Operating Officer at Dentsu X Nigeria where she leads the creative, digital, and media teams to deliver holistic solutions that are Ideas-led, data-driven, and tech-enabled, she joined the dentsu Nigeria network in 2014, and has helped brands achieve their business and marketing objectives across various Industries through the creation of connections strategies to ensure the profitability and growth of their businesses whilst harnessing new business opportunities and driving seamless integration and collaboration across teams.

She is an associate member of the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria, ARCON, former APCON, and a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK. A graduate of Accounting from the Lagos State University, Adekemi started her IMC career at Troyka Publicis Group and then went on to lead different media teams at Starcom MP and Carat Nigeria.

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