Safaricom appoints Michael Joseph as new board chair
Safaricom has appointed Michael Joseph as new board Chairman.
The appointment follows the retirement of Nicholas Nganga who served on the board for 16 years.
Joseph is the founding Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom Limited, the largest telco in Kenya.
He is also the Chairman of Kenya Airways. He is credited for transforming Safaricom from a department in Telkom Kenya to one of the largest corporations in Africa.
Nganga age 75 joined the Board of Safaricom May 6, 2004 and was elected Chairman on January 16, 2007.
He is a holder of a BA degree from Makerere University and served as Permanent Secretary in the Ministries of Finance, Foreign Affairs and Health.
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