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Dentsu Tanzania

Edward Shila

General Manager

A value-oriented Management professional with over 10 years experience in driving revenue, managing costs and growing brands. Passionate about doing business in Africa and bringing progress to the continent. I have a soft spot for coaching and mentoring with a proven record of building lean but effective teams. I am currently the Managing Director of Dentsu Tanzania, one of Tanzania’s leading Marketing & communication consultancy firm where I lead a team of 22 amazing individuals who collectively manage and service 15 Local and international brands that span across Financial services, telcos, FMCG and energy. My 15 years’ experience spans across Multiple industries such as Banking, Telco, FMCG Agency and across different roles like Brand Management, Communications PR, Relationship management, Sales & business development. Some of the organisations I have worked with or for throughout my career include Vodacom, NBC, Tigo, Standard Chartered and AbinBev. I hold a degree in banking and finance from the institute of Finance Management, an MBA from the African Leadership University School of Business and a diploma in Marketing from The Chartered institute of Marketing UK. I read and write and love learning. Outside work I love photography, travel and i am a mean cook. You can check out my medium page to read my articles.

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Dentsu Tanzania

We are dentsu. We team together to help brands predict and plan for disruptive future opportunities and create new paths to growth in the sustainable economy. We know people better than anyone else and we use those insights to connect brand, content, commerce and experience, underpinned by modern creativity. We are the network designed for what’s next.