MTN Announces New CEO In Ivory Coast

The MTN Group has appointed Djibril Ouattara as its new Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ivory Coast, effective from the 1st of November 2019.
According to a statement issued by the mobile operator, the appointment follows the recent departure of former CEO, Freddy Tchala last month.

MTN described Djibril as a highly educated and seasoned executive with experience that spans more than 15 years in the telecoms space.

An excerpt from MTN’s statement reads that in his most recent role as the CEO of MTN Congo Brazzaville, he was a crucial player in the roll-out of the company’s BRIGHT strategy.
The company explained that Djibril had implemented a successful turnaround as well as a network transformation which had won MTN Congo Brazzaville the award for ‘best network’ in the country for two years straight. 

Djibril has worked throughout Africa, Europe and the USA. Prior to joining MTN, he had been the CEO at Canal Plus Ivory Coast and at Etisalat-Atlantique Telecom Togo respectively.

The current MTN Congo Brazzaville Chief Technical and Information Officer (CTIO), Ayham Moussa, will step into the position of acting CEO for MTN Congo Brazzaville until a permanent CEO is appointed.

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