Dar es Salaam. Vodacom Tanzania has appointed Mr Hisham Hendi as it new Managing Director, a statement released to the media by the company’s board of directors chairman Mr Ali Mufuruki reveals.
Mr Hendi had served as the acting managing director for Vodacom Tanzania since September 2018.
In 2016, Mr Hendi – who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the Cairo University – was recruited to lead marketing and sales functions.
He has 15 years of experience in telecommunication industry having worked in various leadership positions in United Kingdom, Egypt, and South Africa.
“We are confident that under his leadership Vodacom Tanzania will continue to make a significant contribution to the communities it serves helping Tanzania achieve its development goals,” part of statement signed by Mr Mufuruki reads.
The Egyptian’s appointment at acting capacity came after Ms Sylvia Mulinge, who was appointed in April to succeed Mr Ian Ferrao effectively from June 1 2018 – failed to secure a working permit from the Tanzanian authorities.