Yewande Zaccheaus: Pacesetter of Event Management

Wole Olajide

Yewande Zaccheaus is widely acknowledged as the undisputed pioneer of events management as a business in Nigeria. She is the CEO of Eventful Limited. Yewande has brought professionalism and credibility to event management, using her innate organizational skills and extensive corporate experience in law and banking, to redefine the execution of both corporate and retail events.

Yewande Zaccheaus served as Legal Officer of the Nigerian-American Merchant Bank. She joined Ecobank Nigeria Plc in 1989 as the Pioneer Company Secretary and Legal Adviser. She was at one time the head of the Corporate Affairs unit of Ecobank Nigeria Plc and was at the time of her resignation in 2002 the head of its private banking unit. She is a member of the working committee of an NGO, Women in Management and Business (WIMBIZ), an organization established with the objective of acting as a catalyst to elevate the profile of women in management and business. Mrs. Zaccheaus is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School in Advanced Management Programme.  She graduated with an LLB (Hons) in Law from the University of Lagos and an LLM, masters of Law from the Cambridge University in England.

Yewande is an award winning entrepreneur, a trailblazer, a role model and mentor to many young women, a much sought after conference speaker, an author of 3 inspirational books, a devoted wife and mother.

Yewande truly believes she is fulfilling purpose by running Eventful as she is using her natural and God given talents and abilities to be a solution provider in the important and growing events industry.

She is a perfectionist and brings her meticulous attention to detail to bear on all her events knowing that Eventful’s leadership position can only be sustained by maintaining excellent standards no matter how difficult the work terrain may be.

Eventful Ltd was established in September 2002 to cater to the needs of the corporate clients who no longer wish to take on the responsibility of organizing and supervising their corporate events in-house.

The brand is committed to the highest standards and engages only reputable providers of proven integrity and excellent track records in their respective fields of endeavor.

The success in the execution of corporate events has naturally resulted in request by discerning individuals for Eventful Limited to manage several social functions. The brand is always on the quest to be the preferred event manager for corporate and individual clients of discerning taste.

With the vision to be the market leader in Nigeria and a significant leading player in the Events Planning Industry in Africa, Eventful has obviously set a standard among competing brands in Nigeria.


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