MTN Group annouces new CEO’s

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The leading mobile telecommunication network company MTN group, has recently announced the appointment of Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi as the new CEO of MTN Rwanda.

According to a statement, it stated that, “she has a strong background in commercial and technology with a track record of driving business strategy for growth, as well as developing high-performing teams. She also has the unique experience of leading mergers and acquisitions in the telecom industry.”

Brief profile of Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi

Ng’ambi is a seasoned leader with a career spanning more than 10 years in telecoms and returns to MTN where she previously held the role of Chief Marketing Officer at MTN Benin and several other roles at MTN Zambia.

In addition, Ng’ambi joined MTN from Airtel Tigo Ghana, where she held the role of CEO. Prior to which, she was CEO of Tigo Senegal.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Joensuu, Finland and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the University of Namibia.

In furtherance of the leadership, the present Zambia Chief Executive Phillip van Dalsen who was appointed in January this year will vacate the company at the end of September while Rwanda CEO Bart Hofker will take over the reins from October.

It was noted that, the senior commercial telecom executive Hofker has an extensive experience in mobile, fixed and integrated businesses.

The CEO of MTN Cote d’Ivoire Freddy Tchala will also be leaving MTN at the end of September whose service in MTN has been for 17 years.

It was stated that after he left MTN Cameroon, he served as CEO in Guinea Conakry and Congo Brazzaville, before joining MTN Cote d’Ivoire four years ago.

MTN will make an announcement in due course regarding a successor to Tchala.

 Source :African News Agency (ANA)

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