Juliet Ehimuan has been appointed as Google’s Country Manager for Nigeria. A Nigerian national, Juliet’s experience spans international markets, particularly Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
“It’s a very exciting time to be joining Google where, amongst other initiatives, I will be helping Nigerian enterprises take advantage of the online world, to better engage with their customers and grow their businesses”, says Ehimuan. “The internet is set to play a critical role in the country’s socio-economic development, and Google is committed to investing in Nigeria and to making the internet locally relevant for all users.”
Joe Mucheru, Google’s Lead for Sub Saharan Africa said: “Google sees great potential in the Nigerian market. We are excited to have Juliet Ehimuan bring her expertise and knowledge to help fulfil that potential.”
Prior to joining Google, Juliet worked as a Program Manager at Microsoft UK for 6 years, initially managing Strategic Projects for MSN EMEA and then later becoming Business Process Manager for the MSN Global Sales and Marketing Organisation. In 2005, she left Microsoft to start SI Consulting Ltd UK, providing collaborative programs that connect African Business leaders with their global counterparts. In the last 2 years, Juliet worked as General Manager, Strategic Business Units at Chams Plc leading four major lines of business, and key nationwide government projects.
Juliet Ehimuan holds an Executive MBA from the London Business School, a Post Graduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, UK; and a Bachelors degree (1st class honours) in Computer Engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. She is a recipient of the London Business School Global Women’s Scholarship, and at Cambridge University she received two scholarly awards – Selwyn College Scholar and Malaysian commonwealth Scholar.