Johannesburg - The MTN Group, the continent’s largest mobile network operator, has appointed Nigerian executive, Omotayo Ojutalayo, as General Manager for Small and Medium Enterprise Channels.
The appointment, which sees her join from MTN Nigeria where she was a senior manager responsible for the SME customer segment, is effective immediately.
With the appointment, the South African-headquartered MTN aims to ensure greater focus on the SME segment at a Group level, officials said.
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“Small and medium enterprises are a key segment of our customers. We recognise the important role which they play in the local economies of our markets. Thus, we believe that MTN has an opportunity to further aid development in the countries where we operate, by using technology to enable SMEs to grow,” said Mteto Nyati, MTN Group Chief Enterprise Officer.
He said Ojutalayo’s promotion was is in line with MTN Group’s purpose to enable and inspire the growth of enterprises in emerging markets.
Nyati said Ojutalayo brought valuable experience and skills to her new role.
“As an internal appointment, Ojutalayo is well versed on our business. She has also been working in our Nigerian operation for over four years, with a special focus on the SME segment.”
- CAJ News