Telecom service provider, Airtel Africa, has appointed Michael Nii Boye Adjei as the new Managing Director for Airtel Rwanda with effect from October 15th 2015, following a strategic plan to drive the company’s leadership and build the firm’s growing brand and as well, expand its 4G footprint.
The new MD for Airtel Rwanda, Michael Nii Boye Adjei replaces Teddy Bhullar who has been the telecom’s Managing Director following the transfer of Mr. Bhullar to Emtel Mauritius as new Managing Director.
In a statement, Airtel Africa CEO Mr. Christian de Faria said, “This appointment underlines Airtel’s commitment to significantly improve access to the telecom’s services, connecting millions of consumers to the internet in Africa. In Mr. Michael Adjei, I am confident that Airtel will continue to enhance the benefits of telecommunication services for the communities in Rwanda. I want to warmly welcome him to the Airtel family.”
Before the appointment, Michael started his commercial career at Unilever where he was Trade Marketing Manager from 2000 to 2003, then Regional Sales Manager between 2003 and 2004 before becoming Category Manager from 2005 to 2006. After Unilever, he moved to Millicom (Tigo) Ghana as Territory Manager in 2006 and in 2008 became Head of Sales and Distribution before moving to Vodafone as Head of Sales, Retail and Partner Markets in 2010.