Bolajo Fawehinmi steps down from operational role at FeW Models and appoints Peace Ibeh as successor

Bolajo Fawehinmi, the founder and director of one of Africa’s most renowned model research and management companies, Some modelsstepped down from his role in the day-to-day operations of the company.

A company statement said Bolajo’s exit from the company followed the decision to take a more passive role in the company.

The statement adds that during his tenure at FeW, Bolajo Fawehinmi led the company through significant milestones as evidenced by his partnership with one of the world’s largest agencies, IMG Models as the first African partner and the creation of a new generation of modeling stars. Eniola Abioro, Bola Edun, Olamide Ogundele, Dotain Yeshitela, Feyi May.

Bolajo Fawehinmi announced his resignation in an Instagram post on Friday July 29. In her exit note, Bolajo said she was confident in the future of the company and specifically in the leadership abilities of her protege, Peace Ibeh, to take the company and its talents to the next stage. next.

“After 7 years as founder and CEO of FeW, the time for change has come. As of the end of July 2022, I will step down as CEO. I believe FeW’s most innovative days are ahead of it and I look forward to watching, encouraging and contributing to its successes and goals in my capacity as Founder and President. It has been a tremendous privilege to share the past 7 years with such a great institution as FeW and teammates who are dedicated to the same journey as mine….. I believe I am leaving an organization well placed to meet the opportunities and challenges of become an industry leader. With that, I implore your kindness, your warm welcome and your continued support to my successor and longtime protege, Peace Ibeh @Peaceibeh_, who will continue as Director, overseeing the management and operations of the business”

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In the statement, the company also confirmed that Bolajo Fawehinmi remains the founder and executive chairman of the company. The Board of Directors is working with Bolajo to ensure that Peace Ibeh receives all the support it needs to secure the company’s strongest future, which Bolajo calls their journey to become Africa’s premier agency for million-dollar model scouting and management in Africa, one that she says guarantees models and their careers, a memorable present and a sustainable future.

Joining the team in 2021 as Head of Model Development, Peace launched many modeling careers like Feyi May who made her Versace debut during Milan Fashion Week in February 2022.


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