UGANDA – Liquid Telecom, the subsidiary of Zimbabwe based diversified telecommunications group, Econet Wireless has appointed Dennis Keko Kahindi as Chief Executive Officer of Liquid Telecom Uganda.

He will lead the group’s business activities in Uganda, responsible for accelerating Liquid Telecom’s growth and market penetration.

He has 15 years’ experience in this role having previously worked in senior executive roles at Oracle and Microsoft in Rwanda and Uganda.

He also has a proven track record in senior management and operational leadership roles in communication and other sectors.

He brings in expertise in areas such as strategy development, sales and marketing leadership, profitability and cost analysis, contract negotiations and strategic alliances.

Prior to his appointment, Dennis Keko was the Business Lead for Oracle in Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda.

He was also previously the Country Manager for Microsoft in Uganda and Rwanda.

“Dennis is the ideal person to lead Liquid Telecom Uganda on its next phase of growth,” said Adil El Youssefi CEO, East Africa Region, Liquid Telecom.

“His talent, vision and insight will help cement recent customer successes, create new customer relationships, and build on the company’s reputation for communications innovation.

Attracting a business leader of this calibre to lead Liquid Telecom Uganda is a testament to the company’s reputation in this important market.”

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from the Makerere University, an MBA from the United States International University in Nairobi and a qualification in Business School and Business Strategy and Financial Acumen from the INSEAD Business School of the World.

Speaking on his appointment, Dennis said: “I look forward to working closely with customers in Uganda to help them achieve their digital transformation ambitions.

“Liquid Telecom has an enviable track record of helping customers innovate, embrace change and drive agility.

Together with our partners, we will help them build on their success while ensuring they continue to receive and exceptional and rewarding service experience.”

Liquid Telecom is one of the leading independent data, voice and IP provider in eastern, central and southern Africa.