CEO, Insights Division, Kantar, West, East & Central Africa

Adeola Tejumola is the CEO for Kantar, Insights Division in West East and Central Africa.

He was the CEO TNS RMS in the Sub Sahara Africa region until January 2016. He had served in various capacities within the RMS Group, firstly as the Business Development Manager in 2002; Group Strategy and Finance Director;  then as the Deputy Managing Director before his appointment as the CEO in 2007 until 2010. As the CEO for RMS Group, he led the merger of the business across 7 markets – sub-Saharan Africa, including Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, India and RMS UK into the Kantar Group. Prior to his appointment with the RMS Group, He was a Senior Financial Systems Consultant with Bates UK Ltd.

Adeola currently sits on the boards of Kantar TNS RMS, International Research and Marketing Group Holding Limited Mauritius, First World Communities Limited, Kairos Capital and Research and Marketing Group Investment Limited Mauritius which is a holding company for Kantar TNS RMS in Nigeria, Cameroun, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Ghana, UK, Kenya/Tanzania/Uganda. Adeola is a graduate in Accounting and Finance from Brighton University.

He has a Masters degree in Marketing Management, from the University of Surrey, England. He also holds a Diploma in Survey Research Techniques from the University of Michigan, USA. He is a member of the Institute of Directors both in London and Nigeria; The European Society for Opinion and Market Research; Nigeria Marketing Research Association and a fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing of Nigeria. He is an Alumni of the Lagos Business School in Nigeria and the IESE Business School of the University of Navara, Spain. Adeola is a recipient of several awards and recognition including the Market Research Man of the year 2013 and a recognition of excellence award from JCI.

He is married with children.