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The master strategist is 43 today, And we at CalabarBlog are proud to identify and celebrate with one of our own Charles O’tudor.He Hails from Creek Town in Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State.Perhaps, the most subliming theory to describe Charles O’Tudor is the scientific theory of creation called – “The Big Bang”.

O’Tudor, landed on the scene with ”A Big Bang.”His emergence was like a bolt out of the blue, everything about his brand-Adstrat was attention grabbing, black was the preferred colour and it was visible in all that had to do with the brand, he also had all the big words like cerebral filtration, oxygenation etc. to go with the whole package.

He is so good that he has many top brands falling over themselves to be on his client’s list. He holds a Bachelor degree in Sociology from the University of Jos and is an alumnus of the prestigious University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, where he bagged Certificates in Management and Measuring Organizational Strategies, Product Strategy and Brand Management.

He is an Associate Member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria [APCON] and an Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations [NIPR]. Widely celebrated as the Boss of The Intern, the first ever business reality TV show in Nigeria, sponsored by Bank PHB.Charles O’Tudor is an embodiment of intellectual strength, unusual drive for excellence and perfection. This is achieved through his uncommon quest for knowledge. He is the visionary behind BRANDSARISE, a social emancipation initiative anchored on the philosophy that when individuals rise, their communities will rise and ultimately the nation will rise.A highly-cerebral brand strategist, O’Tudor is the Principal Consultant, ADSTRAT Consortium.

Under his leadership, ADSTRAT Consortium was Inducted into the IN Network – a global network of leading advertising and brand management agencies with membership strength spanning 93 countries on all continents.Became Nigeria’s most renowned authority in state branding after a successful creation, engagement
and management of the Cross River State brand for the past 4 years till date.

He was appointed member of the Obudu Mountain Race Marketing Committee and Chairman of its Sub Committee on Brand Strategy, Marketing and Advertising by the Governor of Cross River State, His Excellency, Senator Liyel Imoke. Led a team of brand strategists that bidded for and won Cross River State’s pioneer Out of Home Media Project which was recently passed into law by the State House of Assembly.

He has driven strategy sessions in the 02ygenation of World Class brands, such as GT Bank, Afribank, First Atlantic Bank, First Inland Bank, Standard Trust Bank, NAL Bank, Chartered Bank, Manny Bank, Sosoliso Airlines, Tanmo Pharmaceuticals, Suburban Telecoms, Leatherworld, Oando, Genesis Group, Alpha Technologies, Ziklagsis Networks, Polo, Africa Movie Academy Awards [AMAA], Visa International, Abbey Building Society Plc, NIPR, CrossRiver State, Calabar Energy City [CEC], Trust Fund Pensions Plc, First Bank Branch Transformation Project, amongst several others.In recognition of his dynamic efforts,.

Charles O’Tudor has been honoured by several organisations some of which include;Winner, Young Achievement Award, FAME Magazine. Two-time winner, Young Achievement Award, CITY People Magazine. Brand Consultant of the Year Award, CITY People Magazine.

Widely celebrated as the Boss of Bank PHB’s The Intern, Nigeria’s premier business reality TV show. Fourth Inductee into the JCI (Lagos Chamber). Member, Board of Judges, The Future Awards. Member, Board of Trustees of the prestigious Records and Information Management Awareness [RIMA] Foundation.Member, Roundtable, the Wits Business School Alumni Association, University of Witwatersrand, Johannhesburg, South Africa. Among others. The tall handsome Charles is happily married with kids.

He loves Reading, Writing and Cerebral discussions.He also is a power- dresser, favouring strictly Black and very stylish ensembles and to top it all he boldly carried his dreadlocks with panache until recently when he shaved it off.

Happy Birthday to this very gifted Brand Strategist.BRANDSARISE…REMAIN 2YGENATED!

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