The former Regional Director of M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, has been appointed as the Principal Head of Content Acquisition for Amazon Prime in Africa.
Her appointment comes few months after enabling Nigerian cinemas to be among the few to screen “Coming to America 2’’, which is only available on its streaming platform.
Wangi announced her new appointment via a post on her Instagram page.
A press release has stated that “She would define and execute the content strategy for Prime Video in Sub-Saharan Africa, oversee content licensing/ commissioning, selection for US and local film and television as well as build the content acquisition pipeline for local and US/Hollywood content across languages.”
Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu was the Director of M-Net in West Africa, having joined the company as its West African regional manager in 2012.
She was the brain behind Africa Magic indigenous channel ‘Africa Magic Igbo’ and also played a key role in the founding and promotion of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).