New MTN Rwanda CEO ready for new role
from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda
KIGALI, (CAJ News) – INDUSTRY expert, Gunter Engling, will on Wednesday assume a new role as Chief Executive Officer of MTN Rwanda.
He replaces Ebenezer Asante who moves to take over a similar position in MTN’s key operation in Ghana.
“I am honoured to have been appointed to this role, and I look forward to working with the entire MTN Rwanda team and all stakeholders as we embark on this exciting journey,” remarked Engling.
Described as a model leader, Gunter joins MTN Group where he was Executive for Group Finance.
He has been with MTN for almost 12 years, having joined MTN Group in November 2003 as Senior Manager for Group Management Accounting.
He subsequently moved to MTN Nigeria in 2007 as General Manager: Finance Planning.
In August 2009, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer at MTN Ghana. In August 2012, he assumed the role of Head: Passive Infrastructure Management in MTN Group, where he managed the transition of MTN Cameroon and MTN Ivory Coast to the Towerco model.
Gunter has substantial financial and audit management experience in the
telecommunications, media and entertainment, and technology industries.
“We welcome Mr Engling and believe he will be an invaluable asset to MTN
Rwanda with his knowledge and international experience, as we look to continue driving innovation and growth that have a positive impact on people’s lives,” MTN Rwanda’s General Manager of Human Resources and Corporate Affairs, Mary Asiimwe, said.
– CAJ News
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