from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya
NAIROBI – SEACOM has appointed Tonny Tugee as Managing Director of the East African region.
It is the first time SEACOM has appointed a Managing Director for the region.
Tugee will lead a team of experienced professionals to deliver quality and affordable internet bandwidth into these dynamic and growing markets.
Byron Clatterbuck, SEACOM Group Chief Executive Officer, said the
appointment wasin line with the firm’s strategy of tapping
globally-benchmarked, and locally-relevant expertise, to drive expansion in the region and across Africa.
“As a company, we are always looking for the best talent, and we strive to retain the best by allowing that talent to drive our growth in local markets, streamline the company’s activities and bring our vision for the region to fruition. We have always been committed to absorbing expert local talent who have deep market knowledge and experience,” Clatterbuck said.
Tugee holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Nairobi.
As a pan African telecommunications enabler, SEACOM is banking on a strengthened local leadership team with deep market knowledge to drive the uptake of its connectivity and cloud services in Kenya’s fast-growing digital economy.
– CAJ News