• Latest people movements inlcude: Michael Joseph, George Njuguna, Thibaud Rerolle, Jacqueline Kalaza, Abhay Parashar, Sainath Rajagopal.
People movement highlights
CompanyExecutiveActivityDetails
 Sources: Vodafone; various. 

Vodacom Group: Safaricom

Michael
Joseph

Appointment

MichaelJoseph was appointed to lead Safaricom on an interim basis, following the death of long-time CEO BobCollymore (see separate report).

A permanent successor to Collymore will be appointed in “due course”, said Safaricom.

George
Njuguna

Appointment

Safaricom appointed George Njuguna Director of IT.

Njuguna joins from Kenyan mortgage finance provider HFGroup, where he was Chief Operating Officer.

Thibaud
Rerolle

Departure

Safaricoms Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Thibaud Rerolle is to leave at the end of July2019, to join Vodafone Turkey. It is thought that Rerolle, who joined Safaricom in 2011 as CTO, will take on the same role at the Turkish OpCo.

Vodacom Group: Vodacom Tanzania

Jacqueline Kalaza

New role

Jacqueline Kalaza, Senior Legal Specialist at Vodacom Tanzania, was promoted to become Head of Legal Affairs.

Vodafone Idea

Abhay
Parashar

New role

Abhay Parashar, General Manager of Retail at Vodafone Idea (VfI), was promoted to become VP of Retail Sales& Operations.

Sainath
Rajagopal

Departure

Sainath Rajagopal, VP of Sales& Marketing at VfI, left to join Indian real estate developer SPR Highliving as ExecutiveVP of Sales& Marketing.