Meet Mazen Mroue, the new MTN Nigeria COO in charge of commercial and technical functions

MTN Nigeria says its new Chief Operating Officer will provide leadership and direction to the commercial and technical functions of the company.

Ferdi Moolman, MTN Nigeria CEO, in a statement on Sunday, August 19, 2018, said, “Mazen brings a track record of achievements and a wealth of experience to the team.”

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

His role As MTN COO

Funso Aina, the company’s Public Relations Manager, said the new COO appointment took effect on Monday, August 6, 2018.

His track records

Mroue worked as Chief Operations Officer of MTN Irancell Telecommunications Services Company since July 2014 prior to his appointment as MTN Nigeria COO.

He has served as the Chief Executive Officer at MTN Uganda Limited,  Chief Information Officer and Director of MTN Ghana Ltd.

The statement added that he was at different times the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Liberia, in addition to which he served as a non-executive director of MTN Cyprus and had held different leadership roles at MTN Ghana.

Uganda newspaper, Daily Monitor, had nicknamed him a Chief executive of short tenures in one of its publications.

"I am excited to join 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,” Mroue said

He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering, Intellectual Systems and Networks, and he is a graduate of the Harvard University Executive Program in Leadership Development and Executive Finance from INSEAD.

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