From engineering to e-commerce management: Life and occasions of ex-Konga CEO Imudia

A former Chief Executive Officer of Konga, one in every of Nigeria’s e-commerce giants, Nick Imudia, dedicated suicide in Lagos in keeping with a police report.

Imudia was stated to have jumped from the balcony of his condo within the Lekki space of Lagos State on the night of Tuesday, June 25, 2024.

“Yes, it is true. He committed the act on June 25,” the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin had told one in every of our correspondents on Thursday.

In this piece, PUNCH Online seems on the profile of the late enterprise and expertise chief, from his instructional background to skilled expertise and marital life.

Imudia, a enterprise govt and expertise chief, was born on April 28, 1979, within the Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State.

Educational background

Imudia bagged a Bachelor of Engineering diploma in Industrial Management from the Mikkeli Institute of Technology in Finland between 1994 and 1997.

Afterwards, he proceeded to Aalborg University for his Master of Engineering diploma in Oil and Gas Technology in 2000.

He later earned a Master’s in Business Administration in International Business Management from the Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences in 2012.

Professional expertise

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Having labored as a Design Engineer and a Solution Manager at NTC and Nok, respectively, Imudia put his drive for enterprise development into movement as he rose by the ranks to turn into the General Manager/Managing Director of Nokia, a multinational expertise large.

There, he supervised the administration of the Nokia Device Business and Operations in West and Central Africa. He additionally managed the supply of gross sales and advertising and marketing.

After an eight-year stint at Nokia, Imudia turned the  Regional Director of Alcatel OneTouch in Nigeria and Central Africa.

Following his exit from Alcatel, the late 45-year-old emerged because the CEO of Nigeria’s e-commerce large, Konga.

He held the place from April 2018 to October 2022.

Before his demise, Imudia was the Group Chief Executive Officer of d.gentle; a renewable vitality supplier firm.

He held the place on the Nairobi workplace in Kenya from October 2022.

Marital life

While a lot is unknown about his marital affairs, the late Delta State-born enterprise and expertise chief was beforehand married to the mom of his younger daughter.

The marriage ended as a consequence of irreconcilable variations.



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