PROFILE OF DR. EMMANUEL IMEVBORE
Dr. Emmanuel Imevbore, the Chief Executive Officer of CEED Group is a management consultant, business development strategist, and organizational coach. He has at various times been a university lecturer and researcher, director of companies and consultant/adviser to several private and public sector operators across Africa, notably South Africa and Nigeria.
Emmanuel has devoted considerable time to training, coaching and mentoring small business owners and budding entrepreneurs in major African countries. He is also actively engaged in seminar, conference and workshop facilitations, as well as public speaking on such themes as business leadership, workplace transformation and successful entrepreneurship.
As a business and organizational coach, he supports business owners, leaders and managers to discover, and leverage their uniqueness for brand differentiation in the marketplace. His powerful “STEP UP” (Strategy, Thought, Energy and Passion) business transformation model has in this regard assisted tens of entrepreneurs and small business owners/managers in particular to uncover hidden wealth in their businesses.
The value that he adds to organizations derives from his business development and corporate strategy planning skills, which have been deployed in both the private and public sectors of several African countries. His goal is always to support organisations and businesses to create value and consequently wealth, by improving their marketplace impact through optimum resource integration.
Some of Dr. Imevbore’s past and current clients in South Africa include: MTN, Loita Group, Ethix Resources (Pty) Ltd, Transnet, Capital Alliance (Pty) Ltd., Ariviakom (Pty) Ltd., Legal Aid Board, Selomako Investment Holdings. In Nigeria, they include: Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Zetel Communications, Equity Assurance Group, TopBrass Aviation, Enegas Power Limited, BHS International Limited, Botro Oil & Marine Services Ltd., as well as several state governments’ agencies and parastatals. Others are: Afrosoft Corporation and E-Integration Limited (Zimbabwe), The Crowne Group (Botswana), I-Tech Group of Companies (Ghana), Simba Cement Company (Tanzania), Pegma Technologies, NJ (USA),etc.
As an entrepreneur himself, Emmanuel’s passion for entrepreneurship development inspired his establishment of some online business building and management education initiatives. These include Business Intelligence Network (“BIN”) and CEED Entrepreneurship School (CES) through which he provides business building tips, tools and techniques.
Dr. Imevbore is a prolific writer. Apart from writing and managing a weekly column in BusinessDay Nigeria on coaching for more than five years, he has also authored several business books. The most notable among his books are: Business Intelligence; Ten Major Problems that Cripple Businesses; Going for Gold; Turning Talents to Treasures; Leadership Influence; Wealth Creation; Think, Believe & Achieve; Business Success, among others.
Dr. Emmanuel Imevbore – CEO, CEED Group