Telkom Kenya today has announced the appointment of Mr Mugo Kibati as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Mr Mugo Kibati will be taking over from Mr. Aldo Mareuse who is moving on to to pursue other interests after having being the company’s CEO from mid 2016.
You might have seen Mr Kibati before from his previous positions as the founding Director General of Kenya’s Vision 2030 Secretariat or as the CEO at East African Cables PLC and was the former immediate Group CEO of Sanlam Kenya PLC. He also also held non executive board positions in other institutions and currently he is the Chair of the Board of Directors at Lake Turkana Wind Power Limited.
“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,” the preceding CEO, Mr Aldo Mareuse said.
“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%, 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 endeavours,” the chairman of the Board, Mr Eddy Njoroge said while announcing the transition.
Mr. Mugo Kibati says that he is delighted to be joining the company at its critical moment of its transformation. “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 said.