The global entrepreneurship network has announced the appointment of Ireayomide Oladunjoye as the Managing Director/ CEO of Endeavor Nigeria, effective February6, 2023 by the Nigeria Board of Directors.
A press statement issued, Tuesday, by the Head Marketing and Communications, Endeavor Nigeria, Ms Joy Mabia, said Ireayomide takes over from Tosin Faniro-Dada, who has led the organisaton’s operations for two years.
Leading the Endeavor Nigeria team for the past two years, Faniro-Dada said it has been one of the most incredible journeys of personal and professional growth for her as she commended Linda Rottenberg’s 25-year vision of transforming economies.
“I’m delighted that I had the opportunity to be part of this wonderful team that supports 33 high impact entrepreneurs leading 16 high growth companies. I’m also happy to hand the wheel to Ireayomide Oladunjoye, who is impact-driven and committed to the future of high-impact entrepreneurship in Nigeria.
“I’m grateful to the Board of Endeavor Nigeria, under the leadership of Atedo Peterside (CON), for their support and looking forward to Endeavor Nigeria’s continued success,” said the outgoing MD/CEO, Tosin Faniro-Dada.
Before joining Endeavor, Ireayomide was Head, Startups at Lagos Innovates.
She was responsible for developing and implementing government programmes to support an enabling environment for Tech Startups and Innovation Driven Enterprises to thrive in Lagos state.