Telecom giant, MTN Nigeria, has announced the appointment of Mazen Mroue as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO).
According to MTN Nigeria’s CEO, Ferdi Moolman, “Mazen brings a track record of achievements and a wealth of experience to the team, drawn from telecoms markets across Africa and the Middle East”.
“He has proven to be a true asset to our ecosystem, and we are thrilled to have him with us now in Nigeria,” he added.
Commenting on his appointment, Mroue said, “I am excited to join the Y’ello family in Nigeria at this exciting time where new technologies are able to shape customers experience and where digital innovations will be key for national development.”
Mazen holds a Master’s degree in Engineering, Intellectual Systems and Networks, and is a graduate of the Harvard University Executive Program in Leadership Development and Executive Finance from INSEAD.
With over 22 years’ experience in the telecoms and ICT industry, drawn from various MTN operations across Africa and the Middle East, Mroue joins MTN Nigeria from MTN Irancell, where he had also served as COO since July 2014.
Before then he was at different times CEO of MTN Uganda and MTN Liberia in addition to which he served as a non-Executive Director of MTN Cyprus and held different leadership roles at MTN Ghana.
Following his appointment which became effective from Monday, August 6, 2018, Mroue is expected to provide leadership and direction to the commercial and technical functions of MTN Nigeria.