More Africa NewsMalawi: TNM has a new CEO

March 23, 2023by myles0

The mobile telecommunications firm which is a Malawian owned company announced yesterday the appointment of Canadian telecoms engineer Michel Hebert as its new chief executive officer.

He replaces Arnold Mbwana who left the company last year after working as CEO since March 2021.

Starting from October 2022, TNM was being led by Engineer Lloyd Gowera as Acting Chief Executive Officer.

Hebert, the new CEO, has a combined 25 years senior level experience in telecommunications and technology having worked as a senior consultant and telecoms strategist in US, Australia, Japan, Indonesia, Sudan and South Korea.

According to a statement by TNM chairperson Ted Sauti Phiri, Herbet has also transformed organisations, delivered growth and opened new markets for well-known telecom companies such as Orange (Egypt), Ooredoo (Tunisia), Djezzy (Algeria), Comium (Cote D’Ivoire), Digicel (Papua New Guinea),” he said.

“Most recently, Michel has built, transformed and improved technology-led businesses at Sudatel Group (Sudan) in 4G LTE Advanced, Data Centres, Mobile Financial Services and fibre optics deployments, gaining new market share, and doubling revenues and profits,” said Sauti Phiri.

Herbert is an electrical engineer who earned his bachelor of science from Canada’s University of Waterloo and MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business in the United States.


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