In a move meant to strenthen their hold on Uganda’s telecom market, Airtel Uganda has appointed Diego Javier Pacheco Chief Commercial Officer.

With fourteen years of working experience in Telecom and Banking industries majoring in Marketing and Commercial segments, he previously worked as Head of Business Service Department in CP Bank in 2001 – 2004, Marketing Manager at BISA Bank in 2005 – 2010, then in 2010 he joined Millicom Tigo (Kinshasa –DRC) as Chief Commercial Officer and before joining Airtel Uganda, he was the Chief Marketing Officer for Millicom – Tigo (Tanzania).

Diego holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Bolivian Catholic University La Paz – Bolivia and a Masters in Business Administration (International Marketing) from FH – fur Wirtschaft und Technik Reutlingen – Germany.

He speaks English, French, Spanish &  German

Also appointed is a new IT Director, Mr. James Museba. 

James has Twenty years work experience in ITC, Banking and   Mobile Telecom industries.  Previous experience includes: Group Chief Information Officer (Anglophone) for Bharti Airtel International BV (Airtel Africa) covering 9 countries and 17 countries as VP IT Governance; IT Director and Enterprise Business Director in Zambia for Celtel/Zain/Airtel. He has also worked with Interfin Merchant Bank Group of Zimbabwe as Group IT Director and Banking Operations (2000-2006).

James holds a Masters of Business Administration and Bachelor of Computer Science and Mathematics from University of Zimbabwe.  He is married with 3 children.