Adewale takes over from James Agada whose three-year tenure, as MD/CEO, which commenced January 1, 2016, will end by the end of this year.
Adewale, who holds a BSc in Computer Science from University of Ilorin, is an alumnus of Lagos Business School (LBS) and has several Management and Leadership trainings and certifications from LBS; Business School, Netherlands; MIT and the London Business School.
Prior to now, Adewale has held several leadership positions in CWG including Business Development for the Telecommunications division in 2010 and Business Director for PAN Africa Initiatives in 2014.
His expertise in sales supported the business when he previously served as a Director in Consultative Sales and Managed Services Engagements for Telecommunication Companies, which he has done for onwards of 12 years.
The Board of CWG is thankful to Agada’s for his years of service and leadership, and grateful for his many accomplishments.
Before attaining the role as MD/CEO, Agada served as the company’s chief technology officer. Prior to this, he also served as an executive director overseeing the company’s former software division, Expert Edge.
Agada holds both a first-class degree and a master’s degree in Electronic Engineering, with specialisation in Digital Systems, from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
He also holds an MBA from the International Graduate School of Management (IESE), Navara, Spain. He was pro-term president, Lagos chapter of the Nigeria Computer Society, and was conferred as one of the ‘Nigeria’s Top 50 Tech-Titans’ in 2016 by Technology Africa. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.