Monday, March 6, 2017

MultiChoice in Kenya appoints 4 new executives for its East Africa pay-TV platform operations; 2 will speak Tuesday morning for the first time at a new GOtv package launch.

MultiChoice in Kenya has made four executive appointments to manage the pay-TV operator's East Africa operations as MultiChoice East Africa looks to expand and retain its existing DStv and GOtv subscriber base.

"Our strategy is to continuously provide customers with more of their favorite content, at great value. The new team will play major a 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," says Stephen Isaboke, MultiChoice East Africa regional director.

"We are excited to welcome the senior executives on board. It is our hope that their wealth of experience will complement MultiChoice's current focus on customer satisfaction and market growth".

Mwenda Maundu has been appointed as MultiChoice Kenya general manager for regulatory affairs for East Africa and will look after regulatory matters and public policy. He previously worked for Safaricom for 6 years.

Kenneth Oyolla has been appointed as MultiChoice Kenya's general manager for marketing, sales and customer experience and will oversee all DStv and GOtv sales and marketing efforts. He previously worked Microsoft/Nokia and at Univeler Kenya.

Simon Kariithi has been appointed at MultiChoice Kenya as the new general manager for Gotv Kenya and will look after all GOtv Kenya operations. He previously worked for Samsung and Xperts.

On Tuesday Simon Kariithi will hold a press conference in Nairobi, Kenya to announce a new GOtv package in Kenya, where both he and Kenneth Oyolla will speak publicly for the first time in the capacity of their new job titles.

Wycliffe Omondi has been appointed at MultiChoice Kenya as the new human resources business partner East Africa and will handle personnel issues in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania for MultiChoice in East Africa. He previously worked at Philips in South Africa at Aggreko International and at Unilever East and Southern Africa.