Anthony Chiejina | Influence 100

Anthony Chiejina

Group Head of Corporate Communications
Dangote Group



At the helm of day-to-day management of the reputation of Nigerian industrial conglomerate Dangote Group is group head of corporate communications Anthony Chiejina. He’s been with the company for some 18 years in senior comms roles and overseen it scoop awards across the entire African continent.

Chiejina previously served as head of corporate communications for Zenith Bank; personnel manager and editorial advisor for the Seven Up Bottling Company; and deputy editor of the of African Economic Digest, based in the UK.

Dangote Group has been named the most admired indigenous brand on the continent for the last six years by Brand Africa. This year it also came in second in a newly-introduced sustainability category for brands doing good for people, society and the environment. Chiejina says of his employer: ‘The brand portends the inevitability of Nigerian global ascendancy and a gateway to regional and continental development.’