We’re pleased to announce that we have appointed Gbenga Sogbaike as Plaqad’s new CEO, effective immediately.
Gbenga’s appointment is a clear reflection of the company’s current state: ready to take on the future and fired up after another strong year of growth and successful customers. He is young, brilliant and hungry and we’re confident he is the right leader to take Plaqad through its next stage of growth and achievement.
Gbenga has a strong background in content marketing, digital PR, and communications having worked five years in different capacities in Marketing and Tech industries. He was at one time, the Marketing and Communications Officer at Jobberman and has also worked independently with different brands and agencies including BHM, Glassdoor, and Insidify among others.
Gbenga also contributes to top international publications like The Huffington Post, Bizcommunity, Business2community.com, and Glassdoor.com. He recently launched Time&Ink, a content marketing agency in 2016 and already worked on a number of very successful campaigns for some of Nigeria’s biggest brands. Gbenga is an alumnus of the Obafemi Awolowo University and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Anthropology.
Today’s announcement follows Plaqad’s impressive run since it launched in the second quarter of 2017. In just over six months since it launched, Plaqad has completed over 120 orders, signed on nearly 1000 influencers, partnered and worked with over 100 publishers and has already become the go-to platform for content placement and influencer marketing in West Africa.
For additional details on the news please see our official press release.