HomeServiceseCommerceEx Dealdey MD, Etop Ikpe joins Konga

Ex Dealdey MD, Etop Ikpe joins Konga

Jumia Black Friday Deals

Former co Managing Director at DealDey, Etop Ikpe, has left the firm after it was acquired by the African division of Swiss media conglomerate, Ringier, in partnership with Silvertree.

According to reports, Etop Ikpe will now move on to Konga as the new Director of Marketplace Operations. His predecessor, Kunle Oguneye will bid Konga farewell after 2 years with the e-commerce giant.

This follows a recent shuffle in the hierarchy of Konga itself, with founder Sim Shagaya joining the Board of directors and Shola Adekoya replacing him as Chief Executive Officer.

Etop’s appointment is hardly surprising though – he seems to have proved his worth over the years, bagging quite a number of notches in his belt.

He founded what’s said to be the first fashion e-commerce store in Nigeria, Three Stitches in 2008. He also founded Tinker and Bell Media limited and has seen it develop for the past 7 years.

Etop later became DealDey’s VP after Three Stitches got acquired by the daily deals site. While at DealDey, he initiated the first Black Friday campaign which saw their revenue for that year shoot up.

Apart from all these, he has directed and executed many projects across several niches and sectors in the country.

DealDey touts itself to be Nigeria’s largest e-commerce website. The site offers flash sales of various categories such as Fashion, home and Decor, Gadgets and Electronics, travel, beauty and experiential service deals.

Although DealDey has had several financial backing of recent, reports months ago suggested the firm was going broke and was laying off staff.

DealDey denied the rumours and weeks later got acquired by Ringier and Silvertree for an undisclosed fee.

DealDey’s other Co-MD Kehinde Oriola was reported to stay with the firm as CEO and will be supported by Mr. Damien Bonnabel, the acting CEO of Ringier Africa Deals Group.

Latest articles

Will ChatGPT Take My Job? Expert Reveals The Five Professions At Risk

The more capable AI becomes, the more you might begin to worry about a...

Best Valentine’s Day Gifts Ideas

Looking for a great Valentine's Day gift for your loved one? You are in...

Best Web Hosting Services for Small Business in 2024

The online presence of your business is as vital as any physical storefront or...

8 Reasons to Buy the Oppo Reno 11 5G

Are you in the market for a new smartphone? Look no further than the...

10 Key Features of the Tecno Spark 20 Pro Plus

Tecno has introduced the top of the line member of its latest Spark Series....

How to Open OPay Account for Seamless Banking

OPay is a leading mobile banking and payment platform that allows you to make...

SpaceX launches First Starlink Direct to Phone Satellites

SpaceX has announced the launch of its first set of direct to cell satellites...

More like this

How to Open OPay Account for Seamless Banking

OPay is a leading mobile banking and payment platform that allows you to make...

MoMo Bill Payment: What it is and why to use it

Payments are a necessity for both individuals and businesses. The need to make payments...

Facebook Invites Eight African e-Commerce Startups to Join its Accelerator Programme

As Facebook continues in its journey of empowering young startups, the tech giant has...