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Bada Akintunde-Johnson

Country Manager, Viacom International Media Networks Africa

Bada Akintunde-Johnson looks after entertainment brands such as MTV, MTVBase, Nickelodeon, BET and Comedy Central in our market as Country Manager for Viacom International Media Networks Africa.
Before his current role he worked in advertising as Creative Director GLO for SO&U running some of the most talked about campaigns of the last decade in Nigeria for Globacom. Over the years he has also written successful advertising campaigns for brands such as Guinness, Stanbic Ibtc Bank, Harp, Malta Guinness, FCMB, Skye Bank, Adidas, ExxonMobil, Access bank, Lagos City Marathon, Indomie and many other top brands.
He has worked for advertising agencies such as Tbwa Concepts, Centrespread FCB and SO&U, not forgetting his time as Creative Director of Hitv, Nigeria’s biggest indigenous pay-tv platform for some time.
Bada is also a popular media personality who has worked extensively as a presenter and producer of radio and television Sports programs. He is a soccer pundit who has worked as analyst on competitions such as the UEFA Champions league and the FIFA World Cup. Bada also co-owned a record label and a talent management company Peaceville Records that managed among many others, Mavin Dija and rapper Vector tha Viper.
He is passionate about touching lives positively and changing the mindsets that have held Africa back over the years. He loves to sing, read, watch soccer, play Pro evolution soccer on PS4.