The Multichoice-owned streaming platform, Showmax has appointed Opeoluwa Filani as its first-ever General Manager with the intention to compete in the increasingly competitive streaming market in Nigeria.
The CEO of MultiChoice Connected Video, Yolisa Phahle who made the announcement said the appointment was part of the plan to nurture its growing subscriber base in the country.
He added that Filani would bring many years of his relevant experience and a refreshing perspective in business development to the table.
“We’ve witnessed unprecedented growth in our paying subscriber base over the past year, and it’s become even more important to have a dedicated team at the helm of affairs of Showmax in one of our most important markets. His appointment couldn’t have come at a better time as this is a defining period for our business in Nigeria. I am confident that with his experience and vision, Opeoluwa will drive Showmax Nigeria to even greater heights.”
Filani, it was learnt, would manage Showmax Nigeria operations, offer strategic guidance, as well as put plans in place to guarantee the achievement of the business development goals of the business as general manager.