MTN GlobalConnect advances female leadership across its operations
Bayobab Press

20 Feb 2023: MTN GlobalConnect is pleased to share two Managing Director appointments for our operations in Nigeria and Uganda.


Juliet Nsubuga will take the lead as Managing Director, of MTN GlobalConnect Uganda, effective 1 April 2023 and Josephine Sarouk will assume the role of Managing Director, MTN GlobalConnect Nigeria, effective 1 March 2023.


“I look forward to working closely with our newly appointed business leaders as we continue to build our business in Africa,” shares Frédéric Schepens, MTN GlobalConnect CEO. “We welcome Juliet and Josephine into the MTN GlobalConnect family and look forward to learning from their knowledge and rich experience in the Telecommunications sector.”


Juliet brings over 20 years of experience in the Telecommunications sector, with her most recent role being General Manager of Wholesale and Carrier Services for MTN Uganda. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master’s in Economic Policy and Planning from Makerere University. Juliet is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the United Kingdom.


Josephine has more than 14 years of experience in the Telecommunications sector, specialising in ICT, Digital, Wholesale, Enterprise Sales & Marketing. She joins from MTN Nigeria, where she was General Manager: Regional Operations Lagos and Southwest, a position she has occupied since 2017. She holds a BA Hons in Journalism and Law from the University of West London and is an Alumni of the Harvard Business school GMP programme.


These appointments make further inroads into MTN GlobalConnect’s transformation journey which saw it recently welcoming Sylvia Anampiu as Managing Director for its Kenya operations and Lillian Mutwalo as Managing Director of its Zambia Operations.


As MTN GlobalConnect looks to increase fixed connectivity, and international mobile services through wholesale opportunities, Juliet and Josephine’s addition to the company’s strong female leadership bench will ensure that through its #GrowAfrica strategy, MTN GlobalConnect is well positioned to meet the anticipated exponential growth in data traffic in Africa thereby accelerating the continent’s digital economy.


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