TechInAfrica – A few days ago, Telkom Kenya announced its new Chief Executive Officer, Mugo Kibati to take over Aldo Mareuse’s position.
Previously, Mugo Kibati was the Founding Director General of Kenya’s Vision 2030 Secretariat while at the same time was the CEO of East African Cables PLC. Moreover, he was also the former immediate Group CEO of Sanlam Kenya PLC and held non-executive board positions in other organizations.
Speaking about the appointment of Mugo Kibati, the former Chief Executive Officer, Aldo Maurese said, “Since joining the company three years ago, we have made significant progress in the transformation journey initiated following the change in ownership. I would like to thank both management and staff for their dedication to the mission and incredible level of hard work put in to get us this far. I also wish to thank the Board, as well as the Shareholders for the support extended to the team and I, wish Mugo and the Company great success in the years ahead.”
Meanwhile, speaking during the announcement of Kibati’s appointment, the Chairman of the Board, Eddy Njoroge remarked: “The Board is very grateful to Aldo for his leadership of the company over the last three years. Notable milestones achieved during his tenure include the expansion of the company’s network by over 50%, the successful rebranding of the company to Telkom and rolling out of a 4G network, resulting in the company becoming the data operator of choice in the market. We wish him the very best in his future endeavors.”
Commented on his appointment for the new position, Kibati stated that he felt excited and delighted at the same time. “I look forward to working closely with the staff, board, shareholders and all the company’s partners to get Telkom to the next level of its development in the near future,” he closed his statement.