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01.04.2014 Business & Finance

Tigo Gets New GM

By Daily Guide
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Millicom, operators of Tigo, has announced the appointment of Roshi Motman as its new General Manager (GM) at Tigo Ghana.

She takes up the role on 1 st April to replace Adil El Youssefi who will be leaving to take up a senior role outside the group.

Roshi joins Tigo after almost 10 years with various companies in the Kinnevik Group, a key investor in 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 said Adil El Youssefi was instrumental to the recent growth of the firm and warmly wished him well in his new role outside the group.

The company also announced its intention to appoint a Deputy General Manager for Ghana.

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