• Latest people movements include: Ian Ferrao, Douglas Craigie Stevenson, Jonathan Kini.
People movement highlights
CompanyExecutiveActivityDetails
 Sources: Vodafone; various.

Airtel Africa

Ian
Ferrao

Appointment

Ian Ferrao, former Managing Director (MD) of Vodacom Tanzania, was appointed Regional Director of East Africa for Airtel Africa. Ferrao left VdT in 2018, after the OpCo’s flotation (Vodafonewatch, #164).

CellC

Douglas Craigie Stevenson

Appointment

Former Vodacom executive Douglas Craigie Stevenson was confirmed as the new CEO of struggling South African rival CellC, where he had been filling the role on an interim basis since March2019.

 

Stevenson held several senior roles across various Vodacom OpCos between 2000 and 2015, including as both MD and Chief Financial Officer of Vodacom Business Africa.

TalkTalk Business

Jonathan
Kini

Appointment

Former Vodafone UK (VfUK) executive Jonathan Kini stepped down from his role as CEO of energy supplier Drax Group’s Customer business, and was announced as the new MD of UK telecoms player TalkTalk Business. Kini was formerly Director of Small-and-Medium Enterprise at VfUK, leaving in 2015. Prior to that, he held several senior commercial roles at cableco Virgin Media.