Seasoned brand and marketing professional, Dr Idorenyen Enang is the new President of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN).
Enang who is also the CEO of Corporate Shepherds Limited emerged the president at the NIMN Annual General Meeting held at the weekend.
Announcing result during the AGM at Radisson Blu Hotel, Ikeja Lagos, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee,. Ali Madugu stated that two candidates contested for the position of the president while two persons contested for the council seats.
According to Madugu,the election, which was conducted electronically, had 316 total votes cast out of 974 eligible voters, adding that Enang garnered 306 votes while his contender, Mrs. Ifeoma Stella Dike had 36 votes.
.He also stated that Mr. Chidi Nwankpa and Dr. Peter Oriavwote being the only candidates for the two council seats secured 214 votes and 102 votes respectively and having fulfilled the constitutional provisions of getting at least 30% of the votes cast, were declared winners.
The former president, Mr. Tony Agenmonmen gave an account of his stewardship for the past four years, highlighting key achievements of his administration and urged the newly elected president to build on his noteworthy achievements.
With promise and determination to take the Institute to greater heights, Enang stressed that his administration “will herald a dynamic shift that aims to reset this Institute on the path of professionalism and launching it on a new frontier”, adding that it will be achieved through its people-centric policies which aims to, among other things, build a new crop of marketers that can represent the Institute in an effective and efficient manner.