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Wragby Business Solutions and Technology Appoints Oluyomi Alarape as MD/CEO

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By Lekan Babawale

Foremost Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Company, Wragby Business Solutions and Technology Limited, in a strategic business decision by the Board of Directors, have approved the appointment of Dr Yomi Alarape as Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1st of January, 2021.

According to the Chairman of the company, Mr. Remi Adegboyega, Alarape would replace the pioneer MD/CEO, Mr. Olugbenga Iluyemi. He thanked and commended the outgoing MD/CEO for his significant contributions to the growth and development of the company.

Adegboyega noted that Wragby Business Solutions and Technologies Limited has become a proven industry leader in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) with expertise in Cloud Application & Infrastructure, Modern Work & Security, Data for Business Transformation, Artificial Intelligence, and Business Solutions in West Africa over the past six years.

He said, “Our company was the Microsoft Partner Global Award finalist in 2017, 2018, and 2019 for our work in Enterprise Mobility & Security, Cloud Technology, and Application Innovation.”

The Chairman added that Wragby has been voted Microsoft Country Partner of the year in 2019 and 2020 stressing that “these awards affirm our dedication to transforming businesses and institutions via innovation and making the world a better place through technology – we are living the vision already. This new appointment initiates a greater dimension of growth and innovation in the industry to serve the current and future needs of our Clients businesses and institutions”.

Alarape who takes over the leadership of the company from January 2021 is currently the Executive Director. He is a graduate of Electrical Engineering, with an MBA and Doctorate Degree in Business Administration (DBA) at the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom.

The new appointee had successfully led a large international telecommunications Information Systems and Security startup in the Middle East (MTN) where he thrived immensely in global business management.

As the Business Group Director for Cloud & Enterprise for Microsoft across 57 countries in Middle East and Africa, he led Microsoft cloud business penetration and growth in Africa with over 150% year on year growth for almost a decade.

He is happily married with two wonderful children and currently lectures (Business Leadership, Digital Transformation, Inclusive Innovation and Entrepreneurship) at Maastricht School of Management (MSM), Netherlands, as an Adjunct Professor.

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