The leading telecom operator Airtel has announced the appointment of Titus Naikuni as the Chairman of Airtel Kenya’s board of directors. Presently, he is working as the board member of Maersk Kenya Ltd, Access Kenya Ltd, East Africa Portland Cement Company, Precision Air Tanzania, deputy Chairman of Magadi Soda Company Ltd, a member of the Lafarge International Advisory Board and Chancellor South Eastern Kenya University.
Speaking about his appointment, Christian de Faria, CEO Airtel Afric said, “We are pleased to have Naikuni on the board. His wealth of experience will add immense value to the board and provide strategic guidance to our operations in Kenya, to enable Airtel gain an important place in the telecom sector in the country.”
Naikuni brings along with him diverse experience that will enable the company to grow further in the region. He joined the Magadi Soda Company (now Tata Chemicals Magadi Ltd) in 1979 and rose to the position of Managing Director in 1995. He was also associated as a member with the World Bank team.