Friday, June 14, 2024

Abenezer Feleke


Name: Abenezer Feleke

Education: International certifications in Marketing, Digital Marketing, MSc, BSc.

Company name: Kodastropi Marketing Solutions

Title: Managing Director

Founded in: 2015

What it does: An integrated marketing and communications company

HQ: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Number of employees: Six

Startup Capital:  20,000  birr

Current capital:  200,000 birr

Reasons for starting the business: The opportunity present in providing professional marketing services

Biggest strength: Planning, communications, multitasking and management

Biggest perks of Ownership: The thrill of using my own skills and passion for development

Plan: To take the company to a global level and be the leading company in setting pioneer solutions in the areas of marketing

Biggest challenge: The balance between protecting one’s own business interests while keeping the positive relationship afloat with multiple clients

First career: Marketing Representative at a Digital Pay Media TV company.

Most interested in  meeting:  Barack Obama

Most admired person:  PM Dr. Abiy Ahmed

Stress reducer: Movies, travelling, vacations

Favorite past-time: Volunteering and meeting influential people in many professions

Favorite book: The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

Favorite destination:  Italy

Favorite automobile: Mercedes Benz C & S Classes

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