Dupe Olusola is a dynamic, results-oriented leader with a successful track record of building profitable businesses and delivering superior performance. Dupe has over 22 years corporate experience spanning various sectors locally and internationally. She has deep knowledge of several corporate and retail market economics with expertise in creating vision, identifying opportunities, creating high quality products and services, delivering strong revenues and profits, and positioning start-ups and existing businesses for sustainable global growth in competitive markets. She has excellent business and political acumen developed through active networking over the years and involvement in several development and empowerment associations.
Dupe is the Managing Director/CEO of Transcorp Hotels Plc, owners of the award winning Transcorp Hilton Abuja, Transcorp Hotels Calabar and Aura by Transcorp Hotels.
Dupe assumed this role in March 2020, at a time when the world was beginning to comprehend the unprecedented global reach and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its evolving level of disruption to the world’s economies. Being saddled with the huge responsibility of navigating the hotel business through the tying times, Dupe led her team to create and adopt diverse innovative strategies, including food delivery services, drive-in events, and the Clean Stay programme, among other strategies that were highly successful. With recovery from the impact of the pandemic happening fast and an 84% growth in revenue in the first half of 2021, Transcorp Hotels plc, in July 2021, launched its innovative digital hospitality booking platform, Aura, which was launched at Transcorp Hilton Abuja by the Vice President and other dignitaries in both the public and the private sector.
Dupe was Named amongst Nigeria’s 10 Most Influential CEOS of 2015 by Ventures Africa and Nigeria’s 100 Most Inspiring Women by Leading Ladies Africa and YNaija multiple times. On the International Women’s Day, 2021, she was celebrated by The Will Downtown magazine as one of the top 100 women changing the narrative.