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TIGO gets new boss

Telecom Company, TIGO Ghana has appointed a new General Manager – a position that is comparable to Managing Director and CEO of other organizations.               

Roshi Motman, a Swedish replaces Adil El Youssefi who is leaving to take up a senior role outside the group. Her appointment takes effect from Tuesday, April 1, 2014.  She joins Tigo after almost ten years with various companies in the Kinnevik Group, a key investor in TIGO’s’s parent company, Millicom.   

She progressed in a variety of management roles at Tele2 in Sweden covering Product Management, Sales and most recently Customer Operations.  Prior to Tele2, Roshi was responsible for the development of mobile entertainment at Modern Times Group, parent company of TV channel Viasat. 

She studied Electrical Engineering and Business Development at Chalmers University in Göteborg, Sweden.

Commenting on the appointment, Arthur Bastings, Millicom’s Executive Vice-President for Africa, said “Roshi takes the helm as Tigo continues its journey of transformation as a digital lifestyle company.  We are looking forward to benefiting from her track record of innovative and customer centric leadership.”

Roshi Motman added “I really look forward to joining the team in Accra to help make Tigo an even stronger brand that offers attractive digital services to Ghana’s consumers. I am excited to take on this challenge together with my colleagues and our stakeholders in Ghana.”

In a message to Tigo’s staff, Mr Bastings praised Adil El Youssefi as being instrumental to the recent growth of the firm and warmly wished him well in his new role outside the group.

TIGO has also indicated plans to soon appoint a Deputy General Manager – the first in the company’s operations in Ghana. 

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