Econet Wireless COO resigns to take up role at UNICEF

Monday 29 July 2019 | 12:00 CET | News
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (EWZ) has announced that its chief operating officer, Fayaz King, will be leaving the organisation at the end of September, to take up a new role at the United Nations. Econet CEO Douglas Mboweni commended King, who joined Econet in 2015, for his contribution to the business, saying he had distinguished himself very well as a colleague and a professional".  

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Companies: Econet Wireless
Countries: Zimbabwe
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