Mr. Ebenezer Asante is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN Ghana. Prior to assuming his role as CEO of MTN Ghana, he was CEO of MTN Rwanda for two years.
Mr. Asante joined MTN in 2008 as Sales and Distribution Executive for MTN Ghana. Prior to joining MTN, he spent 13 years with Unilever, where he held various positions, including Managing Director for Zambia and Customer Development Director and member of the Unilever Ghana Board.
Mr. Asante holds a BA (Hons) degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Ghana, a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from Henley Management College and was part of MTN’s Global Advancement Programme (GAP) in 2010. He also participated in Executive level and General Management development programs at the Ashridge Business School (UK), Harvard and Insead (Paris).
Ebenezer Asante is the first Ghanaian to head Ghana’s leading telecommunications company, MTN Ghana.
Mr. Mohammed Lawal Rufai is the Chief Technical Officer with the responsibility of managing MTN Ghana's network and see to the implementation of its technical plans and strategies.
He is a professional with vast experience in Technology, Networks, Project Management and IT. He has over 16 years in ICT industry with more than 10 years at Senior Management Level in Telecoms and IT.
Having worked in various capacities as a telecoms engineer with MTN Nigeria which has the largest network in Africa and Middle East, Mr. Rufai held various management positions including Senior Manager, Network Services; General Manager Network Operations; General Manager, Network Access and General Manager, Network Planning and Optimization.
Throughout his career, Mr. Rufai has chalked several successes some of which include the implementation of Managed Services in MTN Nigeria (from scope definition to service commencement) and he was a member of the Managed Services team for MTN South Africa.
More significantly, Mr. Lawal played an instrumental role in MTN Group's bid preparation for GSM license in Myanmar. He also led the technical stream during the transition of Tower management in MTN Nigeria. He holds a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science Degree from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, (Bauchi) in Nigeria. Mr. Rufai is an alumni of Cranfield University, UK and Lagos Business School.
Mr. Asher Khan is the Chief Marketing Officer for MTN Ghana.
Asher is an accomplished and seasoned senior marketing professional who has 19 years telecoms experience and 8 years at the C level.
He studied Business Administration at the tertiary level and holds a Masters in Business Administration. Asher’s work experience prior to joining MTN Ghana includes holding key Marketing leadership roles, most recently at Ufone, Pakistan as the Chief Commercial Officer where he was in charge of Marketing, Sales and Distribution.
He also served on the Board of Ubank, a sister concern of Ufone with a microfinance mandate and prior to that with Orascom Telecom in Bangladesh as the Chief Commercial Officer. Asher brings to the role ample breadth and depth of Commercial experience including the new areas of Digital, Large Data and Financial Inclusion, and will play a key role in the next frontier of delivering MTN’s digital strategy and vision.
Amma is the Human Resources Executive for MTN Ghana responsible for managing, creating, communicating, and implementing the people/human capital strategies required to achieve MTN Ghana’s Companywide vision, mission and overall direction with a long term view.
Her responsibilities include but are not limited to Change management, Human capital planning & budgeting, talent acquisition and management. Her role also makes her responsible for People improvement initiatives such as performance management, policy development, organizational design and development, talent profiling and management, reward structuring and strategies, culture, industrial and employee relations.
She is experienced in managing a very strong industrial relations and unionised environment. She manages a Division with 4 Senior Managers and 3 Managers and a staff complement of 22 who collectively are responsible for the people strategy and management of the total staff base ( Permanent and contract emplyees). She has strong strategic capabilities and execeptional people management skills.
Amma holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Ghana , an MBA from the William Morris Business School, Coventry University, a Post graduate qualification in Strategic Mangement from the Columbia Executive Education programmes and an alumini of the prestigious MTN Global Advancement Programme(GAP).
A product of Wesley Girls High School & the University of Ghana Business School. Jemima also holds an MA in Human Resource Development and Consulting from the Management School, Lancaster University, UK.
She has vast experience in the field of customer service and until her current appointment she was the Senior Manager for Quality Assurance and Training/Customer Care Division.
Jemima was instrumental in fuelling the growth of the company in recent years through her contribution to the implementation of various mechanisms to seek customer feedback and insight. She implemented the Customer Panel as well as the Voice of the Customer Programs (VOC). She also institutionalized an incentive scheme for the staff in the Customer Care Division and set up the Quality Function comprising, the Monitoring, Training, Complaints and Customer Intelligence Units.
Jemima is responsible for directing and executing customer related issues in the organization at a strategic level. As Customer Relations Executive for MTN Ghana, Jemima is responsible for providing strategic direction while ensuring MTN Ghana evolves into Ghana’s leading customer service organization through consistent focus on activities and behaviours which influence positive customer experiences and overall improvement of business performance.
Cynthia Lumor was appointed Corporate Services Executive and Executive Director of MTN Ghana Foundation effective September 1st 2011. She has extensive legal experience and rich expertise in strategic & tactical leadership. She joined MTN from Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, where she was the Principal Legal Officer.
In her role as Corporate Services Executive, she is responsible for providing strategic guidance and leadership for Corporate Communications, Regulatory & Government Affairs, and the MTN Ghana Foundation. Mrs. Lumor also serves as General Counsel, responsible for all legal matters at MTN Ghana and is also the official spokesperson of MTN Ghana.
She has in her portfolio rich experience in the Telecommunication Industry holding diverse strategic and leadership positions during an over eighteen year career with AT&T Inc., a US-based global telecom market leader.
Cynthia is a product of Holy Child Secondary School and holds an LLB from the University of Ghana and a BL from the Ghana Law School.
William holds an MBA in Project Management. William Tetteh is a highly skilled and ambitious Telecom’s professional with an excellent academic record and enviable background in complex Technical analysis and Project Management.
He is currently the General Manager, Capital Projects for MTN Ghana responsible for the development of strategy and operation support for the Capital Projects Group function and ensures effective governance and execution of Projects managed by the Division on behalf of the organization to meet Business Plan objectives.
He manages a Division with 3 Senior Managers and 12 Managers and a staff complement of over 50 people. He has excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills, enjoys leading, motivating and being part of a productive team.
William possesses exemplary planning and problem resolution skills, and thrives on working in a pressurized and challenging environment, remaining calm, effective and prioritizing with skill and ease.
He studied Management, University of Ghana, Legon Accra-Ghana, an MSc Telecommunication Engineering, Ghana Telecom University College, Accra-Ghana and BSc Physics, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana.
Sam Addo is the General Manager for MTN Business
He is responsible for Business Sales, ICT Sales and Business Development, Business Sales Operations and Support. Until his new appointment, Sam Addo was the General Manager in charge of Distributive Trade and Regional Sales - Southern Ghana, in the Sales and Distribution Division of MTN Ghana.
He was responsible for administrative leadership for all the functions in the Southern Ghana Business Unit, including Western, Central, Eastern and Volta regions.
Before joining MTN in 2008, Sam Addo had worked for 13 years with Unilever where he acquired extensive local and international experience in sales leadership. Sam Addo Holds a BSc (Hons) Degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Ghana and a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK.
Abbad is a member of the MTN Ghana Executive team and responsible for all aspects of IT Strategy, Budgets, Applications, Network, Hardware and Management of a large IT team. He specializes in planning and operating IS infrastructure as well as the development and execution of plans and strategies designed to ensure optimum quality, functionality and security. He adopts a logical and analytical approach to solving complex problems and issues with emphasis on improving the overall customer experience.
Abbad possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build rapport internally and externally.
Abbad Holds a BE in Computer and Communication Engineering and was part of the MTN’s Global Advanced Program (GAP).
Eric Yaw Nsarkoh is the Sales and Distribution Executive of MTN Ghana, responsible for developing and providing strategic vision and direction for the Sales & Distribution Division.
Prior to his appointment as Sales & Distribution Executive, Eric was the General Manager for MTN Business, where he was responsible for leading the Business Solutions team to deliver innovative, robust and cost effective Enterprise services and solutions to large, medium sized and small businesses.
Eric joined MTN Ghana in September 2011 with Senior Management experience, exposure and a track record in sales, trade marketing, MIS, IT, governance controls/audit and consulting across various industries.
He joined MTN from Airtel where he was the IT Director. Prior to this, Eric worked in Senior Management roles in both IT and Commercial environments with Millicom International (TIGO), Discoverytel Ghana, Heineken International, British American Tobacco, KPMG and Price Water House Coopers.
Eric holds a BSc. (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi and an MBA (Management Information Systems Option) from Vrije Universiteir Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.
Modupe Kadri is the Chief Financial Officer for MTN Ghana. He spent most of his seven-year career at MTN Nigeria as General Manager of Financial Operations, advising the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and stakeholders on business operations. Most recently, Modupe held the position of General Manager for Financial Planning in MTN Nigeria. Prior to his appointment in Ghana, he was the acting Chief Financial Officer at MTN Nigeria for a three month period.
Modupe Kadri holds a Bsc (Hons) degree in Economics from the University of Lagos and also holds a Master’s degree in Management from the same institution. He started his professional career where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the firm PricewaterhouseCoopers spanning a period of 11 years. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He is also an alumnus of both INSEAD and Columbia Business Schools.
Mr. Eli Hini is the General Manager for Mobile Financial Services (MFS) for MTN Ghana.
Prior to Eli’s appointment, he was the Mobile Money Commercial Senior Manager, a role he has held since August 2008 within the Mobile Money, Sales & Distribution and Enterprise Business Unit.
He has been instrumental in setting up Mobile Money in Ghana and growing the subscriber base, transaction volumes and value. He also led the MTN Ghana team to receive ISO certification (ISO/IEC 12007: 2013 certification) in 2016. With his new appointment, Eli Hini is expected to drive strategy, business development, innovation and relevant operations of MTN’s Mobile Money business.
Eli Hini is a Chartered Marketer with over 17 years’ experience serving in various leadership positions in MTN Ghana, Unilever Ghana Limited and Coca-Cola Bottling Company Limited. Prior to his appointment as General Manager for MFS, he was the Commercial Senior Manager for MTN Mobile Money, a role he held from August 2008. He has been instrumental in setting up Mobile Money in Ghana and growing the subscriber base, transaction volumes and value.
Eli Hini holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and a postgraduate qualification from GIMPA.
Didier Sala-Diakanda is the General Manager for MTN Ghana’s Business Risk Management Division.
Didier joined MTN Ghana from MTN Guinea Conakry, where he was Head of Business Risk and Corporate Affairs. He also worked with Group Business Risk Management in South Africa for nine months.
Didier joined MTN from Warid Telecommunication Cote d’Ivoire, where he was the Deputy CFO. Prior to this, he worked for five years as Regional Financial Controller for Celtel International/Airtel Group with direct Financial and Internal Controls responsibility for the seven francophone operating companies of Airtel across Africa.
Didier starter his career with PriceWaterHouseCoopers, where he worked for seven years, performing and managing external audit and advisory assignments across Central African countries and France.
Didier holds a Masters in Finance and Accounting and a Degree in Management and Economics from the Catholic University of Central Africa. He is also a graduate of the Witwatersrand Business School in South Africa.