International strategic communications and ESG consultancy Hudson Sandler has announced that it has appointed Onyebuchi Ajufo as Partner in charge of its West Africa business.
The appointment reflects Hudson Sandler’s continued growth in Africa, driven by flagship offices in Kenya and Nigeria.
Hudson Sandler Africa has grown rapidly over the last two years and is now providing pan-African and international consulting services to many of Africa’s most dynamic and progressive companies and institutions.
Onyebuchi is an advocacy and communications advisor with over 15 years’ experience working across Africa, the Middle East and the United Kingdom. She joins Hudson Sandler from Africa Practice where she led the Strategic Communications and Advocacy Practice across the Africa Practice Group (Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Botswana, Kenya and the United Kingdom). In this role she was also responsible for brand positioning, talent retention and development, client retention and growth. In her new role with Hudson Sandler Onyebuchi will also act as the global lead on policy and advocacy across the consultancy
She has a master’s degree in business Analytics from the University of Warwick and is on the Board of Haima Health, an organisation building a network of voluntary blood donors for safe, affordable and quick access to blood in Nigeria.
Commenting on the appointments, Chris Genasi, Chairman of Hudson Sandler Africa, said:“Africa is a key strategic market for Hudson Sandler. We are proud to work with Africa’s leading businesses, foundations, and NGOs, to tell positive stories about the contribution they are making to Africa’s sustainable economic and social development. Buchi brings a unique perspective on the African business environment. a wealth of experience in corporate communications and advocacy, as well as strong leadership and business development skills, which will be instrumental in our further expansion as we continue to grow our fantastic teams across the continent.
Hudson Sandler is an award-winning integrated communications consultancy that enhances and protects brands reputations amongst their business-critical audiences through thoughtful communications counsel and campaigns. Its approach is embedded in analytics and underpinned by experience and creativity while being delivered by some of the industry’s most creative and experienced public relations consultants.
Some of Hudson Sandler’s clients in Africa include Airtel Africa, AGRA, Afreximbank, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Flutterwave, FSD Africa and The Nature Conservancy.