Orange Kenya freezes recruitment

Wednesday 26 February 2014 | 09:16 CET | News
Orange Kenya has frozen staff recruitment to cut its wage bill, Business Daily reported. CEO Mickael Ghossein said only departing staff will be replaced, on a case-by-case basis. Ghossein said the current employee salaries ratio of 22 percent of its total revenue is 7 percentage points higher than the ideal cost of staff in the market.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Orange Kenya / Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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