Alex Okosi Appointed YouTube’s Managing Director Of Emerging Markets In EMEA
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YouTube has announced the appointment of Alex Okosi as managing director of emerging markets for YouTube in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Digital Times Nigeria (www.digitaltimesng.com) understands that Okosi will be responsible for running YouTube’s business and partnership teams across emerging markets in EMEA including Russia, the Middle East, North and sub-Saharan Africa.
Okosi, who will start at YouTube London office in April 2020, will report to the head of YouTube EMEA, Cécile Frot-Coutaz.
In his reaction to the appointment, Okosi said, “YouTube is a game-changing platform that plays an increasingly important role in our lives today through the dynamic content and innovation that it delivers. I am very excited to be joining Cecile’s leadership team to continue empowering creators and elevating value for viewers and partners across the region."
Frot-Coutaz, head of YouTube EMEA, said, “I look forward to welcoming Alex to our YouTube EMEA leadership team. He brings a wealth of experience in the content industries and has a track record for building businesses and audiences in established and new markets.
“Alex will be leading our existing teams in Russia, sub-Saharan Africa, Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa to drive further expansion in these key markets.”