The Nation Media Group (NMG) has appointed Clifford Machoka as the Head of External Affairs and Marketing, with effect from 7th July, 2020. The media house is shifting its business model and moving to digitize its operations.
Clifford has been with the NMG Group for the last four years as Head of Corporate& Regulatory Affairs driving the company’s regulatory and reputation management strategies.
As the Head of External Affairs and Marketing, Clifford will play a key role in the Group’s digital transformation agenda.
He will take charge of leading the brand’s marketing strategies, events management, and commercialization of the group’s products as well as drive its strategic regulatory and reputation management, corporate communications, and sustainability.
Machoka joined NMG in January 2016 from British American Tobacco(BAT) where he served in several senior roles in corporate and regulatory affairs responsible for various countries including Indian Ocean Islands (Mauritius, La Reunion, Comoros), Rwanda, Uganda, Horn of Africa (Ethiopia, Somali/Somali Land, Eritrea, South Sudan, and Djibouti) and Kenya.
He has experience in trade bloc management with emphasis on WTO, EAC, COMESA & AU, regulatory affairs management including general and tax policy formulation, corporate communications, media, reputation, and stakeholder management.
Clifford is a lawyer by training, has an LLM, Globalization and Law (International Law) from Maastricht University, Netherlands and B.A, LL.B (Hons) degree from NALSAR University of Law, India.
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