Mazi Chidi Okoro Set to Become Imo State Governor

The immediate past Managing Director/CEO of UAC Foods Mazi Chidi Okoro has declared his intention to run for the post of Governor of Imo State, Southeast, Nigeria in the 2019 General Elections.

The erudite scholar and administrator said the era of emperors as leaders in Nigeria is over as he will usher in the era of “Work Thinker”. He stands to be challenged by Frank Nneji, Linus Okorie, Uche Nwosu, Ifeanyi Ararume, Eze Madumere, Emeka Ihedioha and Ikedi Ohakim.


IE Business School , Madrid, Spain
Executive Masters in Positive Leadership and Strategy, Social Sciences.

Lagos Business School.
SMP Certificate, Senior Management Programme

University of Lagos
MBA, Marketing

University of Nigeria
B.Pharm, Pharmacy

Below is the career profile of Mazi Chidi Okoro.


Executive Business Consultant
Drugs and Medicaments Nig Ltd, Lagos, IMO, Anambra, Abia, Enugu, Ebonyi, Delta.
Apr 2018 – Present

Managing Director/CEO.
UAC Foods , UACN plc/Tiger Brands SA JV., Lagos, Nigeria.
Oct 2015 – Mar 2018

General Manager , AFRICA.
Lucozade Ribena Suntory, Lagos.
Apr 2014 – Oct 2015

Managing Director; fmrly Sales Director
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria Plc., Lagos , Nigeria.
May 2007 – Mar 2014

General Manager , Business Sales
MTN Nigeria
Feb 2006 – May 2007

Sales Director , Regional Sales Manager
Promasidor Nigeria Limited
Jan 1996 – Jan 2006

Product Manager ; Regional Sales Manager
Reckitt&Colman presently Reckitt Benckiser
Dec 1993 – Jan 1996


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