About

Leadership

Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi, Chief Executive Officer

Mitwa Ng’ambi is a telecom specialist with a career spanning more than 10 years in telecoms and joined MTN Rwandacell PLC in October 2019 from Airtel Tigo Ghana where she held the role of CEO. Prior to that, she was CEO of Tigo Senegal. Ng’ambi has been described as a seasoned leader with a career spanning more than 10 years in the telecom sector. She has also been described as one with experience in commerce, technology and developing growth strategies.

She previously worked for the MTN Benin as Chief Marketing Officer.

Over the years, she has also gained experience in leading mergers and acquisitions in the telecom industry. She has a master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Joensuu, Finland, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the University of Namibia.


Chantal Umutoni Kagame, Chief Executive Officer, Mobile Money Rwanda Limited

Chantal joined MTN Rwandacell PLC in May 2018 as the Chief Business and Corporate Affairs Officer. Chantal is a senior Telecom Executive with over 19 years of experience in Multinational Telecommunications.

She has a track record of excellent achievement in the 3 Rwandan Telco companies in areas of Executive Leadership, Sales and Distribution, Mobile Financial Services, Strategy Development and Execution, Corporate Affairs and Credit Management.

Prior to joining MTN Rwandacell, Chantal was the Deputy CEO/COO, Tigo Rwanda for 3 years and Head of Sales, Distribution and Corporate Affairs at the same company from 2011 to 2015.

Chantal holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Kigali Institute of Science and Technology.


Mark Nkurunziza, Executive Director, Chief Finance Officer

Mark is a Chartered Accountant (CPA Rwanda) and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He has over 20 years of experience in Financial Management and Risk Management.

He also holds an MBA in Finance earned from the Maastricht School of Management and a Bachelor of Commerce from the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology.

Prior to joining MTN Rwandacell PLC in July 2019, he was a Chief Financial Officer for 6 years at the Rwanda Development Board. He also had a stint in the aviation industry when he served at the National Airline, RwandAir as a Finance Manager from 1998 to 2004.


Cliff Muligande, Chief Information Officer

Cliff Muligande is MTN Rwandacell PLC’s Chief Information Officer since April 2019. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and an on-going MBA in project management. Cliff has over 15 years’ experience in the Information Technology sector both in the private and public sectors. He has extensive experience in managing IT operations, designing, implementing and leading IT solutions and initiatives. He has previously worked in different capacities at MTN Rwandacell PLC since he joined in 2006 in roles that include Senior Manager In-Charge of Service Delivery, Enterprise Applications Manager, Database Administrator, as well as Network Administrator at General Prosecution Office in 2005.


Eugene Gakwerere, Chief Technology Officer

Eugene Gakwerere serves as MTN Rwandacell PLC’s Chief Technical Officer, a role he has filled since December 2020. Eugene holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering. Eugene has over experience of 13 years in Network Design, Planning and Optimization, Operational Management and Implementation. He previously worked as MTN Rwandacell PLC’s Head of Network Engineering from 2018 to 2020 and had a two-year period with Airtel Rwanda as Head of Network Engineering, Networking Design, Planning, Optimization and Assurance. Prior to joining Airtel, he was with MTN Rwandacell PLC as Radio Planning and Optimization Manager and Engineer.  


Yaw Ankoma Agyapong, Chief Consumer and Digital Officer

Yaw joined MTN Rwandacell PLC in February 2021 as the Chief Consumer and Digital Officer at MTN Rwandacell PLC with 15 years of experience, of which 11 years are within the Telecommunications sector.

Prior to joining MTN Rwandacell, Yaw was the Chief Marketing Officer of MTN Liberia for 2 years and previously with Liquid Financial Services as Chief Commercial and Operating Officer for 1 year. He was also the Chief Commercial Officer at Tigo Rwanda from 2016 to 2017 and prior to that, he was heading Pricing and Products at Tigo DRC from 2015 to 2016.

Yaw holds a Master of Engineering Management and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering both from Cornell University.


Norman Munyampundu, Chief Sales and Distribution Officer

Norman is currently the Chief Sales and Distribution Officer at MTN Rwandacell PLC. He has served in different Senior positions at MTN Rwandacell PLC since its inception in 1998.

With Over 20 years’ experience in the Telcom industry, Norman has a vast experience in Strategic Corporate Business, Sales and Distribution Operations, Mobile Financial Services, Customer Care Operations, and Project Management.

Norman holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Maastricht School of Management – The Netherlands. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from Makerere University in Uganda.


Enock K. Luyenzi, General Manager, Human Resources

Enock is a Chartered Human Resources Analyst (CHRA). He holds an MBA in International Strategic Management from Mt. Kenya University, a Telecom Mini MBA from the Telecoms Academy and a bachelor’s degree from the National University of Rwanda. He has done various executive trainings in Leadership and on Strategy Execution with Maps and Balance Scorecard Master Class from Harvard Business School.

Enock has a passion for Strategic Management with solid Human Resources and Administration skills in the Banking, the Public Sector and the Telecommunication Industry.

Enock joined MTN Rwandacell PLC in December 2017 with 16 years of experience from the Office of the President as a Director of Logistics and later as the Head of Human Resources and Administration at Bank of Kigali. He is passionate about developing high performing teams to drive customer demands, business growth and profitably.


George Kagabo, General Manager, Internal Audit & Forensics

George joined MTN Rwandacell PLC in January 2018 as the Head of Internal Audit & Forensics at MTN Rwandacell PLC. Prior to that, he served in different Managerial positions at Crystal Ventures Ltd from Director of Finance Inyange Industries, Director of Finance NPD Ltd and Senior Internal Auditor Crystal Ventures Group Ltd. He also previously served as Director of Portfolio Management Division at Rwanda Social Security Board, Ag. Director of Finance, Head of Treasury Management Unit, and Internal Auditor at Rwanda Social Security Board.

George has over 12 years of experience in both public and private sectors with commanding knowledge in Finance and Auditing.

He holds an MBA Finance from Oklahoma Christian University, a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Makerere University and is currently in the final stages of obtaining an ACCA qualification.


Oscar Oboma, General Manager, Risk & Compliance

Oscar joined MTN Rwandacell PLC in February 2015 and was confirmed as the General Manager Risk and Compliance at MTN Rwandacell PLC in February 2021. Prior to that, he held managerial roles within MTN Rwandacell PLC Finance department as Senior Manager Financial Planning and Analysis, Senior Accountant Fixed Assets and at the CEO’s office serving as Senior Manager, Strategy. He possesses 9 years of working experience with 5 years coming from working in Telco.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He is also a qualified member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA).


Sharon Mazimhaka, General Manager, Legal and Regulatory Affairs & Company Secretary

Sharon is currently the Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs and the Company Secretary at MTN Rwandacell PLC, a position she has held since 2015.

Between 2011 and 2014, she was the Legal and Regulatory Affairs Supervisor and from 2009 to 2011 she was a Legal Officer at MTN Rwandacell PLC.

Sharon holds a Master of Laws Degree (LLM) and a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa which she obtained in 2007 and 2006, respectively.


Mr. Didas Ndoli, General Manager, Enterprise Business Unit.

Didas has been Senior Manager, Enterprise Business Unit since 2020. He joined MTN Rwandacell in 2009 as a Sales Engineer and later Sales Manager, became Senior Manager Commercial sales in 2016 until he was appointed Senior Manager EBU under MTN Business department in 2020.

As part of the executive team and as General Manager, he will oversee Strategy and Development of Enterprise Business segments that include Large Enterprise sector, SME and Wholesale business.


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