By Izuchukwu Okosi

The newly appointed Executive Vice President & Managing Director for Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa, Alex Okosi married his beautiful bride, Ziyanda Mathe Saturday, April 15th, 2017 in a beautiful wedding held at the Bryanston Catholic Church, Johannesburg, South Africa.

VIMN Africa is home to world-class entertainment brands: MTV, MTV Base, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Nicktoons, VH1 and BET.

The Onitsha-born entertainment and media guru (uncle to editor, Izuchukwu Okosi) relocated to the United States as a four-year old after he was supposed to go for holidays.

Okosi attended St. Michael’s College, a private, residential liberal arts Catholic college located in Colchester, Vermont. He was awarded a scholarship to play Division II basketball for the Purple Knights and was co-captain his senior year. He graduated magna cum laude in 1998 with a double major in Business Administration and Economics.

Okosi began his career at MTV in 1998 as part of the Trade and Integrated Marketing team. He gained valuable experience developing multi-platform marketing opportunities for advertisers that successfully integrated them into marquee, MTV franchises such as Video Music Awards, Spring Break, Movie Awards, and Wanna Be a VJ.

Congratulations to the stunning couple from