Archive for the ‘Personalities’ Category

Business Connexion Group Appoints Isaac Mophatlane As CEO
Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Business Connexion Group Limited ,BCX  announced today that Mr. Isaac Mophatlane has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of the company with effect  from 1 August 2014. He will take over the role of his late brother, Mr. Benjamin Mophatlane, who passed away on 11 June 2014. Isaac is currently BCX’s Head of Sales and Marketing and Group Executive of the Canoa division. Isaac, together with his twin brother Benjamin, ...  [Read more]

Ericsson Appoints Rima Qureshi Chief Strategy Officer
Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Ericsson has named Rima Qureshi as its new Chief Strategy Officer where she will also drive the company's mergers and acquisitions (M A) strategy and activities. In addition she will serve as Chairman of Business Unit Modems. Rima Qureshi previously led the integration of the CDMA and LTE assets of the former Nortel Networks and ran the business unit CDMA Mobile Systems during 2010-2012. She has been Senior Vice President and part of ...  [Read more]

Mozilla Names Brendan Eich As New CEO
Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Mozilla the open source company that developed a web browser and now wants to have its own smartphone OS has named a new CEO. Mozilla's co-founder and current Chief Technology Officer Brendan Eich will be appointed to the role of CEO of Mozilla, effective immediately. Jay Sullivan, who has been acting CEO for the past year will stay on through the transition to support the team and then leave to pursue new opportunities. The company ...  [Read more]

Ericsson appoints Senior Vice President Business Excellence and CIO
Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Anders Thulin ,Senior Vice President Business Excellence and CIO for the Ericsson Group Ericsson has  announced the appointment of Anders Thulin as Senior Vice President Business Excellence and CIO for the Ericsson Group. Anders Thulin will report to Ericsson President and CEO Hans Vestberg and be a member of the Ericsson Leadership Team. As of October 1, 2013 Thulin will head the newly formed unit, Group Function Business Excellence & ...  [Read more]

Nigeria’s Ofili appointed MasterCard new Global VP for sub-Saharan Africa
Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Ezediashi-Ofili. MasterCard has appointed Ezediashi Ofili as Vice President and Business Leader to drive the growth of its Prepaid Business in sub-Saharan Africa. Ofili, who joins MasterCard from Access Bank PLC where he was the Head of Business Engagement in Northern Nigeria will also oversee MasterCard’s Global Products and Solutions team in the region. “The potential for Africa to become as technologically advanced as its ...  [Read more]

Rlg Ghana Appoints Outstanding Marketer As Country Manager
Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Tara Squire as Country Manager for Rlg Communications (Ghana) ICT device assembling giant, Rlg Group, has appointed Tara Squire as Country Manager for Rlg Communications (Ghana) Limited effective July 22, 2013. He takes over from Roland Agambire who becomes the Group Chief Executive for the Rlg Group. Mr. Agambire however remains Group Chairman and chairs the board of directors of each of the countries it operates. A statement issued ...  [Read more]

Vodafone Ghana Appoints Haris Broumidis As New CEO
Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Haris Broumidis The Board of Vodafone Ghana have appointed Haris Broumidis as the new Chief Executive Officer. His appointment took effect from July 15, 2013. Haris Broumidis joined Vodafone in 2002 as the Marketing Director and Enterprise Unit Director in Vodafone Greece and moved on to Vodafone Albania as the CEO in 2007. Under his leadership, Vodafone Albania became the undisputable leader in the telecoms sector. In 2012, he joined ...  [Read more]

Ikpoki becomes first Nigerian Chief Executive Officer at MTN
Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

CEO of the year at the recently held 3rd MobileWorld Ghana Telecoms Awards in Accra, Michael Ikpoki The man who won the CEO of the year at the recently held 3rd MobileWorld Ghana Telecoms Awards in Accra, Michael Ikpoki, currently the CEO of MTN Ghana, has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria. He is the first Nigerian CEO. Ikpoki replaces Brett Goschen, who took on the role of MTN Group Chief Financial Officer and ...  [Read more]

3M unveils new organisational structure for Africa operations
Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Walid Feghali, Managing Director 3M Africa In a move spurred by continuous economic development, steady population growth and the emergence of new consumers across diversified industry sectors, technology and innovation major, 3M (http://www.3m.com) Middle East & Africa has announced a new structure for its Africa business. With an objective to improve geographic coverage in the African continent and accelerate future growth, 3M’s ...  [Read more]

Dindlebeck Joins Phase3 Telecom
Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

John Dindlebeck, Chief Operating Officer, Phase3 Telecom Mr. John Dindlebeck has joined Phase3 Telecom, coming from PCCW Global  in a strategic hire that will consolidate Phase3 Telecom’s position as the leading aerial fibre transmission company in West Africa. Prior to his appointment in Phase3 Telecom, Dindlebeck was  the Head of Sales (PCCW Global) covering East Europe, Mid-East and Africa. Dindlebeck has a rich ICT-based career. ...  [Read more]

Airtel Appoints Segun Macaulay as Regional Operations Director, West Region
Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

airtel Leading Telecommunications Services Provider, Airtel Nigeria has announced the appointment of Segun Macaulay as Regional Operations Director for West Region. He will report to the Chief Sales and Distribution Officer and will lead Airtel in driving growth opportunities as well as ensuring excellent 3.75G network coverage and exceptional service experience for telecommunications consumers in the West region. Macaulay, who is joining ...  [Read more]

EMP Announces the Appointment of Tunde Coker as Regional Head of West Africa
Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Tunde Coker, Regional Head of West Africa, Emerging Markets Payments (EMP) Emerging Markets Payments ("EMP"), a leading African and Middle Eastern payments company, today announces the appointment of Tunde Coker as its Regional Head of West Africa. "EMP's Bank Processing division provides card personalization, card hosting, card processing and ATM and POS driving services to 135 banks across the MENA region. 50 of these are in West ...  [Read more]

Nokia appoints Nick Imudia as Managing Director for West and Central Africa
Saturday, March 16th, 2013

Nick Imudia, Managing Director for Nokia- West and Central Africa operations Nokia announced the appointment of Nick Imudia as Managing Director for its West and Central Africa operations. Covering a territory that includes Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Liberia, Chad, Niger, Benin and Togo, Imudia will be based in the Nokia office in Lagos. Nick Imudia joined Nokia in 1998 and has held several senior positions within the ...  [Read more]