MTN Nigeria Picks Mazen Mroue as New COO

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By Dipo Olowookere

Mr Mazen Mroue has been announced as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of MTN Nigeria, the largest telecoms company in the country.

Mr Mroue is joining MTN Nigeria from MTN Irancell, where he had also served as COO since July 2014.

Before then, he was at variously CEO of MTN Uganda and MTN Liberia in addition to which he served as a non-Executive Director of MTN Cyprus and held different Leadership roles at MTN Ghana.

In his new role, he will provide leadership and direction to the commercial and technical functions of MTN Nigeria.

He has over 22 years’ experience in telecoms and information communications technology (ICT), drawn from various MTN operations across Africa and the Middle East.

Chief executive of MTN Nigeria, Mr Ferdi Moolman, while commenting on the appointment, stated that, “Mazen brings a track record of achievements and a wealth of experience to the team, drawn from telecoms markets across Africa and the Middle East.

“He has proven to be a true asset to our ecosystem, and we are thrilled to have him with us now in Nigeria.”

On his part, Mr Mroue expressed delight at joining “the Y’ello family in Nigeria at this exciting time where new technologies are able to shape Customers experience and where digital innovations will be key for national development.”

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