Meet Victor Adekanye, our February Personality

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Pharm. Victor Adekanye

Pharm. Victor Olumuyiwa Adekanye, a seasoned sales and marketing professional, is the current trade marketing manager at World Wide Commercial Ventures Limited (WWCVL). He is a strategic thinker, product development strategist and transformational leader, with about 29 years of sales, marketing and management experience.
Adekanye, was born in Prestea, Ghana, on 27 July, 1967, to the family of Elder and Mrs Joel Oloyede Adekanye.
An indigene of Oyan, in Odo Otin North Local Government Area of Osun State.

Adekanye gained admission into the University of Benin, Edo State in 1988, and graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree in 1994. He further obtained an MBA from the Federal University of Technology (FUTA), Akure, Ondo State, in 2002.

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He got his first exposure to the corporate world between 1994 and 1995, when he commenced his internship with May and Baker Plc, Lagos. He also observed his mandatory NYSC scheme at Roche Nigeria Limited, Lagos, from 1995 to 1997.

Adekanye has worked in various capacities as medical representative, product manager, national sales manager, marketing manager, key account manager and trade marketing manager. His career journey started at Nigerian German Chemicals, between 1997 and 1999, before he moved to Schering Africa, from 1999 to 2005. He joined World Wide Commercial Ventures Limited (WWCVL) for the first time, between 2005 and 2007, before moving to Crystal Foods and Drugs Limited, between 2007 and 2011. He returned to WWCVL in 2011 and has been there to date.

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Adekanye has attended several products management and leadership training, seminars and workshops within the country and overseas. He is an active member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and the Association of Industrial Pharmacists of Nigeria (NAIP), as well as other professional bodies. He is regular at the annual PSN national conference, ACPN national conference, NAIP national conference and many others across the country.

He was chairman of the Antidrug Misuse and Abuse Committee of PANS, UNIBEN; internal auditor, NAIP (2008 to 2010); member, Committee for the Inauguration of President and Investiture of Fellows of PSN (February 2022); member, Development and Special Project Committee of the PSN; chairman, Conference Planning Committee for the 95th Annual Conference of the PSN, Tin City, 2022 in Jos, Plateau State.

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Adekanye, who has won many accolades and awards for his laudable services and contributions to the pharmacy profession, is a Merit Award Winner of PSN, Lagos State.

His hobbies include listening to music, travelling and sightseeing, watching football and playing table tennis. He is married to Pharm. (Mrs) Evelyn Adekanye and blessed with three children.

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  1. I could remember when we are young,we eat it, and we strong,we never I attended hospital,all this natural foods is better than nowadays package foods

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