Multichoice raids top companies for new directors
MultiChoice has announced four high-profile executive appointments within its East African office. In a move to enhance customer experience, the appointment of the four individuals, each with an illustrious career in their respective field, is in tandem with the growth of the video entertainment business
“Our strategy is to continuously provide customers with more of their favorite content, at great value. The new team will play a major role as part of the wider team in delivering the experience our customers deserve – and we are determined to put this at the center of our internal culture and values,” said Stephen Isaboke. East Africa’s Regional Director. The new members of the Multichoice team are;
- Mwendwa Maundu-General Manager – Regulatory Affairs
The former Safaricom employee has been appointed to the position of General Manager – Regulatory Affairs within East Africa. Mwendwa has extensive work experience in Information & Communications Technology (ICT) Policy & Regulatory Affairs. He has been tasked with driving regulatory and public policy within the business.
- Kenneth Oyolla-General Manager -Marketing, Sales, and Customer Experience
Kenneth Oyolla has held different positions in Marketing at Microsoft/Nokia Corporation. At Multichoice, he has been tasked with spearheading commercial activities for the company in East Africa as the General Manager in-charge of Marketing, Sales, and Customer Experience. In his new role, Mr. Oyolla will oversee all DStv and GOtv Sales and Marketing efforts in MultiChoice
- Simon Kariithi – General Manager, GOtv Kenya
He is the new General Manager-GOtv Kenya. The former director at Samsung Electronics will be responsible for leading, directing and controlling GOtv Kenya’s operations.
- Mr. Wycliffe Omondi – HR Business Partner, East Africa
Mr. Wycliffe is the new HR Business Partner within East Africa. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Omondi has been working at Tullow Kenya since January 2013 as the Human Resource Manager and has held senior HR positions at Philips-South Africa in charge of the African Market. He will be responsible for all HR functions for the MultiChoice East Africa territories within Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.
The new directors are expected to breathe more life into Multichoice’s boardroom as the company seeks to exert more dominance in the TV market