MTN Group appoints CEOs for three countries

African telco MTN Group has announced the appointment of three CEOs for its businesses in Cameroon, Rwanda and Uganda.

MTN Rwanda CEO Mitwa Ng’ambi becomes CEO of MTN Cameroon, replacing Stephen Blewett, who is leaving the Group. Meanwhile, MTN South Africa chief consumer officer Mapula Bodibe takes over as CEO of MTN Rwanda, and former Safaricom chief consumer business officer Sylvia Mulinge becomes MTN Uganda CEO.

Mulinge replaces Wim Vanhelleputte, who will take on the new MTN Group role of operations executive markets. 

MTN has also created a the new role of operations executive for Liberia, Guinea-Conakry, Guinea-Bissau, and Congo-Brazzaville, with the position reporting to SVP markets Ebenezer Asante-Twum

MTN Group President and CEO Ralph Mupita, said: “The appointment of these executives, all with strong track records of execution and results, adds to our confidence on delivery of our Ambition 2025 strategy.”

“My thanks to Stephen for his valuable contribution to the MTN Group over the years and wish him well as he journeys to new opportunities outside of the African continent. I welcome Sylvia to the Y’ello family and look forward to working with her, as well as with Mitwa, Mapula and Wim in their new roles, as we continue to execute on our Ambition 2025 strategy.”

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