General Manager, dentsu Tanzania
Edward Shila’s 14 years career spans from Agency to Client side having worked across various roles on both sides in strategy, brand management and client management. Some of the notable clients he has worked with include Standard Chartered, National Bank of Commerce and Tigo. Prior to joining Dentsu Aegis Network, Edward worked at Vodacom as a custodian of the brand.
Currently General Manager of Dentsu Aegis Network Tanzania - a multinational media and digital marketing communications company, Dentsu Aegis Network provides best-in-class expertise and capabilities in brand, media, digital and specialist communications through its original holistic and integrated approach. Currently Dentsu Aegis Network is the leading Media Agency in Tanzania.
Ed is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK, holds a diploma from CIM and Executive MBA from the prestigious African Leadership University School of Business. He is a big supporter and believer of empowering the youth and has been responsible to establish a robust internship program at Dentsu Aegis Network Tanzania that has seen placement of at least 50% of the interns within the Agency and helping another 30% find placement elsewhere.
In addition to been a writer, he is also a public speaker and mentor who has successful mentored several marketing professionals who are currently working in high profile roles in Tanzania’s marketing industry.Connect with Edward on LinkedIn