Telkom Kenya has appointed Steve Okeyo as the new Managing Director for its Mobile Division; he is replacing Amer Atwi who has left the telco after three years of service.
Steve was the director for Regional Sales and Operations at Safaricom, where he led various teams to deliver customer growth and revenue, apart from being a trustee of the Safaricom Foundation.
He was also the Director for Sales Force Effectiveness at Lafarge in Paris, France, where he led a commercial; change management program in 60 countries, worldwide.
Telkom CEO Mugo Kibati said; “Steve joins Telkom at a very exciting phase, bringing with him vast experience and a proven track record in strategy, sales and operations. There is an enormous opportunity at Telkom that lies ahead, and Steve’s addition to the family will add to the talent pool that is geared to drive our next phase of transformation.”
Mr KIbati also commended Amer for playing a strategic role in Telkom’s overall turnaround saying,”. He led and was highly instrumental in Telkom’s rebrand from Orange, our revamped distribution network as well as our re-aligned product development strategy. In the last three years, Amer and his team have positioned Telkom as the mobile data services provider of choice.”