Safaricom’s Joseph Wanjohi Takes Over Kris Senanu’s Role In Acting Capacity

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Acting Chief Enterprise Office at Safaricom Joseph Wanjohi

We have since learned that Safaricom’s Chief Enterprise Business Officer Kris Senanu has left the carrier.

Senanu joined the telco from Telkom Kenya, where he served as the head of its Enterprise Division.

According to a statement from CEO Peter Ndegwa, Senanu will be pursuing other interests in the coming days. Details about his next work station have not been revealed.


I would like to announce that our Chief Enterprise Business Officer, Kris Senanu, has made the decision to pursue other interests outside Safaricom. His last working day is 31st May 2022.

Kris joined Safaricom in June 2021 and has been instrumental in implementing Enterprise Business Unit’s first Mission, and development of the division’s second Mission.

During his time, he has re-established and enhanced Safaricom as a leader in the Enterprise space, grown the mobility business, and initiated digital transformation initiatives to enable SME DIY platforms. Kris has also worked to reduce the Enterprise Fixed churn.

As he embarks on the next phase of his career, I would like to thank Kris for his leadership and contribution to Safaricom. – CEO Peter Ndegwa

To fill the vacant position will be Joseph Wanjohi but as an interim head.

Here is a statement from CEO Ndegwa announcing the replacement:

Following this, Joseph Wanjohi will act as interim Chief Enterprise Business Officer from 1st June 2022 as we initiate the relevant talent sourcing process to identify the next Enterprise Business Unit leader.

Joseph joined Safaricom in 2003 as the Sector Manager for Manufacturing and Energy. Since then, he has held various roles as Senior Manager Multinationals, Corporate Sales, Energy, Media and ICT before being appointed to his current role of Head of Enterprise Sales in 2017.


Joseph holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Marketing.

Please join me in wishing Kris all the best in his future endeavours and Joseph’s success as he holds his forte. – CEO Peter Ndegwa


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