Charles Uche Ejekam is a consummate professional with enviable skills in sales and business development, marketing and corporate communications, air express delivery, logistics and supply chain, learning and human capital development and cost management initiatives.
Prior to his appointment as Group Executive Director for Sales & Marketing for Red Star Express Plc. effective April 1 2022, he was the Divisional Managing Director of Red Star Logistics; a subsidiary of Red Star Express Plc. from April 2019 till date and previously served as the Divisional Managing Director of Red Star Express; also a subsidiary of Red Star Express Plc. from April 2016 to March 2019.
Charles commenced his working career in Red Star Express as a Commercial Executive in year 2000, and has at various points handled responsibilities in Territorial Management, Key Accounts Management, Marketing, Brand & Public Relations, and Regional Management roles in Lagos and Abuja. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka with Second Class Honours (Upper Division) and a Masters Degree in Public & International Affairs from the University of Lagos.
As part of his corporate development, Charles has at various times attended Trainings within and outside Nigeria in the areas of Leadership, Strategy, Sales & Marketing, Train the Trainer and Key Account Management. Specific programmes include the Lagos Business School Advanced Management Programme (AMP30) and the International module in IESE Business School (Spain).
Charles’ professional memberships include the 2016 FedEx GSP 3 class, Memphis, USA; the Institute of Directors (IOD); Lagos Business School Alumni Association (LBSAA); Fellow of the Courier and Logistics Management Institute (CLMI); Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants; Fellow of the Institute of Credit Administration; member of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN); member of the International Association of Public Health Logisticians (IAPHL); and an Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations.
In his leisure time, Charles enjoys running and boxing. He also plays golf at Ikoyi Club where he is a member, and loves spending quality time with family and friends.