- Managing Director / Founder, Stephanie John and Associates, Nigeria
- Executive Jury
Born in Boston, Massachusetts USA, and a graduate of Accounting from Boston University. Uche Ajene-Ayere is the Managing Director/Founder of Stephanie John, a PR and Strategic Communications agency. A strategic and innovative thinker, Uche Ajene-Ayere brings with her a unique blend of over 20 years of domestic and international experience in the fields of financial accounting, auditing, compliance, strategic planning and management, business development, sales, marketing and communications. Uche has worked with brands such as PMI, Unilever, Guinness, Coca Cola, Polaris Bank, FCMB, Access Bank, British Airways, Dell, Nokia, CNN, Ericsson to name a few. She understands what makes a Brand tick, believes in Brands as Humans and consistently delivers value to her clients by connecting the humanness of the brand to the consumer.