Michael Joseph Back To Safaricom As Interim CEO


Michael Joseph is back to Safaricom as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) following the death of Bob Collymore.

Joseph will take over immediately and will be the CEO until the board meets and appoints a new CEO to replace the late Collymore who died yesterday.

“The board is confident that during this transition, Mr Joseph will provide the necessary guidance and leadership to the company and its employees,”  said Safaricom company secretary Kathryne Maundu in a statement.

Read:  Safaricom Statement Reveals Cause Of Bob Collymore’s Death

He was the CEO of Safaricom Limited from July 2000 when the company was re-launched as a joint-venture between Vodafone UK and Telkom Kenya until his retirement in November 2010.

Collymore passed yesterday morning at his home, as a result o Acute Myeloid Leukemia. He will be cremated today.

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