Airtel Uganda Welcome New MD, as Gutjahr Goes to North Africa

Outgoing MD Gutjahr(R) welcomes his successor  Anwar Soussa on Friday.

Telecommunication Company Airtel Uganda have unveiled their new Managing Director Anwar Soussa who replaces Tom Gutjahr. The latter’s term of service closes with this month.

Speaking at the unveiling function held at the company headquarters in Kampala on Friday morning, purchase Soussa said he was happy  for the new challenge and people that he will now be working with at his new workplace.

“I will use the experience I have got from the countries I have been to help move Airtel to greater heights, pill ” he said.

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“I hope to build on the trust that customers have in the company and continue with the legacy that Airtel has in Uganda.”

The new boss said teamwork with other employees would be a great key during his tenure at the company.

In the same vein, Airtel Uganda bade farewell to the outgoing Managing Director Tom Gutjahr who is leaving for another job in North Africa.

Speaking at the function on Friday, Gutjahr said it has been a worthwhile experience in Uganda whose people he described as loving.

He said he was happy for leaving a mark in the telecommunication sector in the country and that he has left the company in good position to compete favorably with other players in the market.

“We have been able to have a huge catch up in Airtel money plus putting in place over 1000km of optic fiber which is a big achievement in the last 2 years,” he said.

He noted that he would be joining another telecommunications company in Algeria where he was in January appointed as the Managing Director.

The new Airtel Uganda boss Anwar Soussa has been the boss for Airtel Chad since May 2015 after joining the company from MTN Cyprus.


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