MTN Group has announced the appointment of new CEOs for its divisions in Rwanda, Uganda and Cameroon as part of its Ambition 2025 strategy.
In a statement released by the operator, MTN Rwanda CEO Mitwa Ng’ambi becomes CEO of MTN Cameroon, taking the place of Stephen Blewett.
Ng’ambi oversaw the listing of MTN Rwanda as well as the establishment of its Fintech subsidiary.
“Ng’ambi was instrumental in strengthening the business’s stakeholder engagement and has also worked in MTN’s Benin and Zambian operations,” the statement read.
Furthermore, MTN South Africa Chief Consumer Officer Mapula Bodibe will lead MTN Rwanda, bringing with her over 15 years of experience within MTN.
“Bodibe has a strong background in consumer marketing commercial strategy, customer strategy, brand management and communications, product management and customer analytics,” the operator stated.
Joining from Safaricom, where she served as Chief Consumer Business Officer, Sylvia Mulinge becomes MTN Uganda CEO.
Mulinge will be replacing Wim Vanhelleputte, who will take on the new MTN Group role of Operations Executive: Markets.
The operator also announced the creation of a new senior MTN Group post – Operations Executive for Liberia, Guinea-Conakry, Guinea-Bissau, and Congo-Brazzaville, effective 1 August 2022. The candidate will report to the Senior Vice President Of markets, Ebenezer Asante -Twum.
Speaking on the new appointment, MTN Group President and CEO Ralph Mupita said, “The appointment of these executives, all with strong track records, adds to our confidence in delivering our Ambition 2025 strategy.”
MTN also appointed Andrew Goodrich as Executive for Banktech, part of the Group’s Fintech team. He joined MTN in 2019 as a General Manager for Banktech & Beyond Payments division.