News reaching our desk from @mtnug “MTN Uganda Limited” confirms that Mr. Wim Vanhelleputte will cease to be the Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective July 31, 2022, following the end of his tenure.
Vanhellaputte who has led MTN Uganda for six (6) years is to be promoted to a regional role as Operating Executive for the WECA Markets of Liberia, Guinea-Conakry, Guinea-Bissau, and Congo-Brazzaville within the MTN Group effective August 1, 2022.
This news was disclosed by Chairman of the Board of Directors Mr. Charles Mbire who stated that,
“The Board is grateful to Mr. Vanhelleputte for his outstanding service over the years and contribution to the Company’s growth during that period. We wish him the best in his new role.”
He further put it that The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Sylvia Wairimu Mulinge as Chief Executive Officer effective October 1, 2022.
Ms. Mulinge joins MTN from Safaricom Plc where she currently is Chief Consumer Business Officer.