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New MTN Liberia CEO announced

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MTN has announced a new CEO for MTN Liberia Lonestar Cell, with Rahul De joining the Liberian operation on November 1, 2020.

De is currently the chief marketing officer of MTN Nigeria and will replace Uche Ofodile, who departed Lonestar Cell MTN in July to become the CEO of MTN Benin.

Rahul De will take over as CEO of MTN Liberia Lonestar Cell on November 1, 2020.
Rahul De will take over as CEO of MTN Liberia Lonestar Cell on November 1, 2020.

During this tenure at MTN Nigeria, Rahul spearheaded the team that is driving digital transformation in the country.

He has 23 years' experience in the telco space, ranging across multiple geographies, and has spent the last two decades in senior leadership roles driving growth and leading business transformation.

De joined MTN in 2011 as chief marketing officer of MTN Ghana, a position he held for over four years before he joined MTN Nigeria in 2015. He has an MBA in International Business and a bachelor's degree in Science.

"I would like to congratulate Rahul on his appointment," said MTN Group president and CEO Ralph Mupita. "Rahul is a seasoned leader renowned for driving innovative digital and FinTech advancement in our business and in the telecommunications industry."

— The Staff, Connecting Africa

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