TPT International Limited, a full-service public relations firm has snatched the Vice-President of Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria, Mr. Muyiwa Akintunde and appointed him as its Chief Operating Officer.
This appointment , according to Mr. Adetokunbo Modupe, TPT’s Chairman and Lead Strategist, is to further strengthen the capacity of the company in its march to proffer creative solution to clients’ briefs and sustain innovation and professionalism in its operations.
Akintunde, who until this appointment, the Lead Consultant of Leap Communications, has garnered over 25 years of cumulative experience in public relations, media management and journalism.
He was Executive Director at MarketingMix, a reputable brand communications consultancy acknowledged as the Best PR Agency of the Year 2010 by the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Lagos State chapter.
He made a bold move from journalism to PR when he joined the then Corporate and Financials (now C&F Porter Novelli) in April 2004 as Group Head Media.
His core competence areas are in reputation management, issues management and stakeholder relations, media relations and public affairs.
Akintunde’s skills have at one time or the other been deployed to service
several international brands including MTN, Emirates, Procter & Gamble, Tinapa Business Resort, Unilever, UAC, and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), among others.
Akintunde was editor at several publications including UK-based Africa Today, Newswatch, Theweek, The Post Express and reporter with The Guardian and TimesWeek, a Daily Times publication