Bharti Airtel has made changes to its management team with the appointment of two new executives for its operations in Kenya.
The company has announced the appointment of Topyster Muga as the new head of Airtel Money and Venkateshwaran Ramakrishnan as the new finance director.
Muga previously worked as the principal product manager for M-PESA, Vodafone Group Services in the UK. She has worked in the telecoms industry for over eight years, five of which have been with Airtel Kenya.
Speaking on the appointments, the CEO Airtel Kenya, Adil El Youssefi said, “I am delighted to have Topyster and Venkat join our leadership team in Kenya.
“The both bring along unique individual qualities, diverse cross cultural and international experience that will add to the quality of our leadership team’s capability to better serve our customers.”
Ramakrishnan has been working with Airtel India as a financial reporting manager and also has worked for Vodaphone in Banglore where he was the head of consolidation for the Vodaphone Group in India.
Airtel Money has a presence across nine countries in Africa where Airtel has operations, through a Partnership the company entered last year with Ecobank. The partnership allows Airtel customers to make mobile transactions such as deposits and withdrawals from any Ecobank branch.
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