Abdul-Hamid Umar is a consummate manager with over 25 years experience in Strategic Leadership, Communications, Stakeholder & Shareholder Management, Advertising, Public Relations and Mass Mobilization, spanning the Aviation, Telecommunications, Power & Steel and the ID & Security sectors of Nigeria’s Economy.
Before he joined NIMC in 2011 as Deputy Director, Corporate Communications, Abdul-Hamid Umar served in various capacities at the Nigeria Mobile Telecommunication Limited, (Mtel), where he rose to become Deputy General Manager and Head of Corporate Affairs Department. A seasoned Media and Publicity expert and versed in the delicate art of corporate image re-engineering and branding, in 2005 his sterling contributions and efforts helped tremendously to draw the National Assembly as well as Federal Government’s attention to the challenges and evolutionary prospects for the pioneer National Mobile Telecommunication Operators (Mtel). He had also worked in Public Relations at the Jos Steel Rolling Company, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria and Intercellular Nigeria Limited. He was at a time Editorial Advisor at the Africa Institute for Telecommunications Research.
Abdul-Hamid is the General Manager, Operations, NIMC.