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MTN changes CEOs in Zambia, Rwanda, Cote d'Ivoire

Tuesday 10 September 2019 | 16:00 CET | News

MTN Group announced that MTN Zambia CEO Philip van Dalsen will be leaving MTN at the end of September. Van Dalsen joined MTN in 2012 as CEO of MTN Cyprus. In January, he moved to MTN Zambia in the same capacity. MTN Rwanda CEO Bart Hofker will take over the reins from van Dalsen, effective October. Hofker is a senior commercial telecom executive with extensive experience in mobile, fixed and integrated businesses, the company said. 

MTN also announced that Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi has been appointed as the new CEO of MTN Rwanda. Ng’ambi is a seasoned leader with a career spanning more than ten 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. Ng’ambi joins MTN from Airtel Tigo Ghana, where she was CEO. Prior to that, she was CEO of Tigo Senegal. 

MTN also announced that the CEO of MTN Cote d’Ivoire, Freddy Tchala will be leaving MTN at the end of September, after seventeen years with the company. After leaving 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.



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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel / MTN / MTN Benin / MTN Cameroon / MTN Cyprus / MTN Rwanda / MTN Zambia
Countries: Africa
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