Director, Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability, Coca-Cola Nigeria
Finding Balance in The New World
Nwamaka Onyemelukwe is the Director, Public Affairs, Communications &Sustainability (PACS) for Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited. She is a credible force with regards to building company reputation and image. In her capacity as Director, PACS, Amaka is responsible for facilitating sustainable business growth by developing a clear and consistent corporate narrative and a sustainable agenda for the Coca-Cola business in Nigeria.
In 2021, Onyemelukwe was awarded Brand Communicator’s Most Outstanding Sustainability Professional of the Year (FMCG), as well as Marketing Edge’s Corporate Communications Personality of the Year as a result of her outstanding contribution to the industry.
She was also named the first runner-up for the Sustainability Professional Award of the Year at the 14th edition of the renowned Sustainability, Enterprise, and Responsibility Awards (SERA’s) in 2020.
Prior to joining Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, Onyemelukwe worked at Philip Morris International, where she served as Manager, Corporate Affairs. She began her professional career with Novartis Pharmaceuticals, where she was instrumental to bringing life-saving drugs to market and served in various capacities before departing to explore other interests.
She is deeply committed to sustainable development and a great supporter of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). She believes it is not only the way forward for businesses, but also for humanity. Amaka is a role model for women, both within and outside of her industry. Amaka is married with children.