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Liquid Telecom appoints Hussein Kitambi as CEO of Raha Liquid Telecom Tanzania

Dar es Salaam, 3rd October 2019

Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has appointed Hussein Kitambi as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Raha Liquid Telecom Tanzania effective October 1, 2019.

Hussein brings international cross-functional experience from the telco industry and has worked in different countries across the Africa region. He comes with a proven track record in improving operational efficiency, leading businesses through change, and interpreting business strategies into actual operating results.

Adil El Youssefi, Liquid Telecom East Africa’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are excited for the future of Raha Liquid Telecom and believe that Hussein will take the company to new heights in Tanzania. His talent, vision and insights will create new relationships, transform business strategies and bring positive changes to the business.”

Prior to this appointment, Hussein was working as Managing Director for SimbaNET overseeing operations in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, where he was responsible for delivering business platforms to corporates and SMEs. At the same time, Hussein also served as Chief Executive Officer for Wananchi Group Tanzania looking after the B2B and B2C markets. Prior to this position, he worked as Chief Operation Officer for Wananchi Business Service Unit (WBS), a business division for Wananchi Group, based in Nairobi, Kenya.

“I look forward to working closely with customers in Tanzania, and helping them achieve their digital transformation,” said Hussein.

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