Wananchi Group Appoints New Group CEO

Mr Thomas Hintze the new Group Chief Executive Officer of Wananchi Group

Wananchi Group Kenya Limited has announced the appointment of Mr Thomas Hintze as its new  Group Chief Executive Officer.

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Thomas joins Wananchi Group Kenya Limited from UPC Austria, a Liberty Global company, where he was Chairman and CEO for 14 years. His extensive experience in senior executive roles within the Telecommunications, Media and Technology industry will be invaluable in steering Wananchi Group Kenya Limited to the next level.

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Thomas holds a MSc. in Electrical Engineering from Technical University of Vienna, Austria and was awarded a Visiting Professor title for his teaching at National and International Universities. He served as Chairman or Board Member at Webster University, USA; Kabel-Wuerttemberg, Germany; Blizoo, Bulgaria; American Chamber of Commerce and Multimedia, Austria. Thomas also served as Industrial Advisor for Private Equity firm EQT, Sweden and Red Bull Media House, Austria.

A passionate sailor, Thomas was helmsman during a trans-Atlantic crossing on a Volvo Ocean 60 racing yacht (Cuba Libre) in 2014.

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