Major changes at MTN Ghana, Brett Goschen goes to Nigeria

Major management changes in MTN Ghana would see its CEO, Brett Goschen moved to Nigeria. He would be replaced by Michael Ikpoki, the Sales and Distribution Executive for MTN Nigeria, MTN Group has announced today Thursday March 10, 2011 in South Africa according to information reaching

Ahmed Farouk has been appointed the Vice-President for the West and Central Africa Region,which includes  Ghana, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Congo Brazaville, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Liberia and Benin.

Goschen , a chartered accountant, was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of MTN Nigeria from 2002 to 2006 before he was appointed MTN Ghana CEO.

Ikpoki joined MTN Nigeria as Regulatory Adviser in 2001 and was promoted to General Manager of Regulatory Affairs in 2004.

MTN Ghana is the country’s largest mobile provider. The provider recorded a 9% increase in subscribers to 8.7 million as at December 2010 and 70% of its subscribers have been registered in fulfilment of regulator, the National Communications Authority (NCA) requirements to register all SIM cards by June ending 2011, the company has said on its website.

By Emmanuel K. Dogbevi

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