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MTN Group has appointed Mr. Selorm Adadevoh, MTN Ghana CEO as the new Group Chief Commercial Officer. He steps into the shoes of Jens Schulte-Bockum who steps down as Group Chief Operating Officer at the end of his contract term in March 2024.

Also to take over from Mr. Selorm Adadevoh as CEO for Ghana is Mr Stephen Blewett, MTN Operations Executive, Markets.
Mr. Selorm would now become a member of the MTN Group Executive Committee but remains a non-executive director on the boards of major subsidiaries – MTN South Africa, MTN Nigeria and Bayobab.

Mr Selorm joined MTN in 2018 as CEO of MTN Ghana. Prior to that, he held key roles at Caribbean mobile network operator, Digicel, as well as with Millicom in Africa, in addition to several roles in the USA, UK and Latin America at various stages in his career.

Since joining MTN, Selorm Adadevoh has led the transformation of the MTN Ghana business and has been instrumental in driving the new Ambition 2025 strategy for MTN Ghana towards becoming a platform player. His influence and impact on major industry initiatives have been significant.

Stephen re-joined MTN in July 2023 as the Operations Executive for Markets, with executive responsibility for the Group’s smaller West and Central Africa markets and for providing broader operations support across that region to the Group’s Senior Vice President for Markets. Prior to that, he was Chief Operating Officer of Digicel. Before that, he spent seven years at MTN in the role of CEO for MTN Benin and then MTN Cameroon.

The Board of Directors of MTN Ghana and its subsidiaries expressed their gratitude to Selorm for his immense contribution to the company during his tenure as CEO, and wish him every success in his new role as MTN Group Chief Commercial Officer.
“We welcome Stephen to the MTN Ghana family and look forward to welcoming him to the business in the months ahead”.

“We congratulate Selorm on his new appointment and thank him for successfully leading the company and steering it through challenging times, and for his hard work and commitment to MTN Ghana over the past five and a half years. We have no doubt that he will excel in his new role.” said MTN Ghana Board Chairman, Dr. Ishmael Yamson.

MTN Ghana Board Chairman further stated,”We welcome Stephen into the MTN Ghana family and look forward to working with him to move the company forward to achieve our Ambition 2025 strategy and beyond”.

MTN Ghana is the market leader in the mobile telecommunications industry in Ghana, offering subscribers a range of exciting options under Pay As You Go, Pay Monthly and Mobile Financial Services. The company is part of the MTN Group which is a leading emerging market leader with a clear vision to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world to customers. MTN Ghana is inspired by the belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life. Scancom PLC is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange. Their strategy is Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.

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