NEW FACE: Airtel Uganda Names Manoj Murali As Its New CEO


Manoj the new Airtel Uganda boss COURTESY PHOTO


KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA|Manoj Murali is the new Managing Director of Airtel Uganda. Manoj takes up the mantle from V.G. Somasekhar who is moving to India, where he will continue to be associated with the Bharti Airtel Group.

Raghunath Mandava the CEO Airtel Africa who made the new announcements said Manoj has a huge span of experience in the telecom sector.

Manoj holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Poona, Pune.

“Manoj has handled different roles and worked across geographies in India, the Corporate Office and the International operations of Sri Lanka, Seychelles and Channel Islands. His most recent assignment was as the Chief Executive Officer, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Prior to this, he has held other roles including; Chief Operating (Executive) Officer in Rajasthan and Business Head (Chief Operating Officer) in Andhra Pradesh, amongst other positions within the system,” he said.

Prior to joining Bharti Airtel, Manoj worked with Crompton Greaves Limited where he was responsible for managing and expanding the Profit Centre operations of Karnataka state for the Lighting Business Group.

“I accept this responsibility with optimism, determination and confidence,” Manoj said while commenting on his appointment.

“I will continue to build on the momentum Airtel is resonating so strongly in the market. I am excited to be in Uganda and look forward to disruptive and transformative approaches in the coming years.”


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