Liquid Telecom Zambia Welcomes Its First Female CEO

Liquid Telecom has appointed Susan M'kandawire Mulikita as the new CEO of Liquid Telecom Zambia to boost growth and market penetration all across the country.

The highly experienced ICT professional, Susan Mulikita is the very first female CEO to join the telecoms firm’s regional executive leadership team and also the first female CEO responsible for ICT in Zambia.

Stationed in Zambia, Mulikita joined the company on the 14th of January 2019.

The CEO of Liquid Telecom’s Southern Africa Region, Wellington Makamure said that this particular senior appointment represents an exciting new step in the company’s strategy to build Africa’s digital future.
He further mentioned that Mulikita’s exceptional experience and talent would offer greater synergy to the Southern Africa region, and would also enable more customers to capitalise on Liquid Telecom’s hosting, connectivity, co-location and digital solutions portfolio – promoting growth and innovation throughout the region.

Makamure declared that Susan’s appointment was particularly significant as it showed Liquid Telecom’s continued focus on inclusiveness and diversity, especially at such a senior level.

Mulikita has more than 20 years’ ICT experience, and she has operated at a senior level for both public organisations and the private sector.
She previously worked for Airtel where she was in charge of ICT and telecommunications and policy, law, regulation and stakeholder management. She studied at the University of Zambia and attained a Bachelor of Laws Degree there. She also possesses a Master of Laws (ICT) from the Buckinghamshire New University (UK) and is a qualified practitioner of Telecoms/ICT Law, Policy, Law, Management and Regulation.

Mulikita said that this was an awesome time to be joining Liquid Telecom Zambia. The newly appointed CEO shared that the company offers an excellent service at both retail and carrier level and is perfect for competing successfully in the Zambian ICT and telecoms sector.

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