Ebenezer Twum Asante has been appointed as the first Ghanaian Chief Executive Officer for MTN Ghana, effective July 1, 2015.
Mr. Asante returns to Ghana after serving for two years as CEO of MTN Rwanda.
Mr Asante replaces Mr Serame Taukobong, who has left MTN to pursue other interests.
A statement issued by the telecoms giant Wednesday said he joined MTN in 2008 as Sales and Distribution Executive for MTN Ghana.
“Prior to joining MTN, he spent 13 years with UNILEVER where he held various positions, including Managing Director for Zambia and Customer Development Director and member of the UNILEVER Ghana Board” the release added.
Mr Asante holds a BA (Hons) degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Ghana, a postgraduate diploma in Management from the Henley Management College and was part of MTN’s Global Advancement Programme (GAP) in 2010.
He also participated in Executive level and General Management development programmes at the Ashridge Business School (UK), Harvard and Insead (Paris).