The Management Team

Aldo serves as CEO of Telkom. He is an engineer by profession with over 26 years experience in the telecommunications sector. He was the Managing Partner of Accelero Capital, a telecoms fund management group. Prior to this, Aldo was the Group CFO of Orascom Telecom Holding (OTH) and Wind Telecom Group. Before joining OTH, Aldo was MD at the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse First Boston.

Aldo Mareuse

Chief Executive Officer

Prior to this, he was the Managing Director at COMIUM, a telecommunications company in the Gambia. Before this, Amer was the International Business Development Manager at COMIUM Group. He has also worked at LibanCell, a GSM operator in Lebanon, in various capacities for a period of 5 years.
 

Amer Atwi

MD, Mobile Division

Kris serves as the Managing Director of the Enterprise Division at Telkom. He has 20 years’ experience in the ICT industry having joined it in 1996. Prior to joining Telkom, Kris was the Deputy CEO at Internet Solutions (IS) Kenya formerly the Access Kenya Group. In addition, he chairs Kenya Network Information Center (KENIC) and the Kenya Institute of Management’s (KIM) Business Committee.

Kris Senanu

MD, Enterprise Division

George has 20 years’ experience working in the software development and telecommunications fields in Kenya, Uganda and the United States. Prior to joining the company, he was the Senior Manager for Enterprise Field Technical Services at Safaricom. He was also a Program Manager for Xerox Corporation in the United States. He has also worked for AT & T-Greensboro, North Carolina and JC Penny Store.

George Mokogi

MD, Carrier Services Division

Anuj serves as the Director of Mobile Financial Services at Telkom. He has actively been in the mobile money industry for the past 4 years. He is responsible for the setup up, implementation and end to end management of the MFS business unit. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honors) in International Relations with a focus in Economic Development from University of Western Ontario. He is also a recipient of the Martin W. Westmacott Award.

Anuj Tanna

Director, Mobile Financial Services

Sundararaman serves as Telkom's Chief Finance Officer. Prior to joining Telkom, he was the Head of Finance – Financial Planning & Analysis at Safaricom Limited. He was also a key committee member in Finance, Consumer and Enterprise Business, Financial Services, Procurement Board and Project Management. Before joining Safaricom, he was a Director and CFO for Essar Telecom for 5 years.

Sundararaman Pattabiraman

Chief Finance Officer

John has over 20 years’ experience in the ICT and Telecommunications industry having served at senior management positions in Safaricom, Airtel Kenya and Telkom. While at Safaricom he worked for over 10 years rising from the position of Network Maintenance Manager to becoming its Chief Technical Officer. He was also awarded the Presidential Award of the Moran of the Burning Spear in 2011.

John Barorot

Chief Technology Officer

Catherine’s portfolio boasts of twenty plus years’ experience in Human Resources Management with regional (Sub Saharan Africa) and industry experience within the ICT and Financial Service sectors.

Prior to joining Telkom, she was the Chief Talent Officer at Tigo, Tanzania. She has also headed the Human Resources functions at IBM Africa, Ericsson Kenya and Standard Chatered Bank. 

Catherine Olaka

Chief Human Resources Officer

Clare has over 20 years’ experience in the legal and regulatory environment in Africa, with demonstrable experience in formulation and successful implementation of strategy. Prior to joining Telkom Kenya, she was the General Manager for Regulatory Affairs, East Africa at Multichoice Africa for 5 years. She was also part of the team that shaped the policy during the digital migration.

Clare Ruto

Chief Legal and Regulatory Affairs Officer

Serge brings over 14 years of project and program management experience in the Telecommunications sector, including setting up and operating various program office functions at an international level. He also has a wealth of experience in finance issues having been Treasury Manager and Chief of Administration for Manor in Switzerland. He is also a Certified Quality Manager.

Serge Medic

Chief Administration and Compliance Officer

George has ten years experience in the Public Relations industry in Kenya, with a focus on ICT. Prior to joining the company, George had worked with PR Agency Apex Porter Novelli, handling the East African Community portfolio. He has also worked for the Access Kenya Group, in its Communications, Sponsorship and CSR function. He is a member of the Public Relations Society of Kenya.

George Mlaghui

Chief Corporate Communications Officer

Levi Nyakundi serves as the new Chief Marketing Officer for Telkom. He has over 15 years’ experience in the Marketing Industry both in the telecommunications and FMCG sectors. Prior to joining Telkom, he was the Marketing Director at Airtel Kenya, Airtel Tanzania and Airtel Uganda for 6 years. He has also worked at Unilever Kenya and Unilever Uganda, in various capacities for a period of 6 years.

Levi Nyakundi

Chief Marketing Officer

Nicholas has over 17 years’ experience in the telecommunications and FMCG sectors. Prior to joining Telkom Kenya, he was the Country Manager for Coca-Cola Kenya for 2 years. Before joining Coca-Cola, Nicholas was the Head of Consumer Sales at Safaricom Limited where he was responsible for Trade Marketing. Between 2001-2008, Mr. Mruttu worked with British American Tobacco serving in various capacities.
 

Nicholas Mruttu

Chief Sales Officer

Anne is the Head of Customer Care at Telkom. Prior to this role, she was the Deputy Head of Customer Care in the same company. She has over 15 years experience in Customer Care, Sales and Marketing within the telecommunications, oil and retailing industrial sectors. She also holds a certification in COPC (Customer Operations Performance Center) as a Registered Coordinator from COPC Inc.

Anne Njeri Nyagah

Head of Customer Care

Mr. Ramji serves as Telkom's Transformation Manager. Prior to joining Telkom, he held the position of COO in an acting capacity at Smart East Africa, Tanzania. Farouk has over 7 years’ experience in Project Management having also been the Project Manager at Smart East Africa. Before this, he was a Project Specialist and a Project Portfolio Manager at Roshan in Afghanistan.

Farouk Ramji

Transformation Manager

Mr. Soteriades serves as Telkom’s Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer. Prior to joining Telkom, he worked with Vodacom Group between 1998 – 2016 serving in various capacities. While at Vodacom Group, he was Executive Head of Strategy & Business Development. Before this, he held leadership positions at Alcatel & Grinaker Electronics Systems in South Africa. 
 

Pambos Soteriades

Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer

Mr. Kamau serves as Telkom's Head of Supply Chain. He has over 15 years multinational experience in the Telecommunications, Oil & Gas and FMCG sectors in Africa. Prior to joining Telkom, he was the Supply Chain Director at Helios Towers Tanzania. Before this, James was Group Procurement Support Services Manager at East African Breweries Limited where he also served as Procurement Manager

James Kamau

Head of Supply Chain