Mugo Kibati appointed Telkom CEO

Telkom Kenya has appointed Mugo Kibati as its Chief executive taking over from Aldo Mareuse.
Eddy Njoroge, the chairman of the Board said Mareuse was moving on to pursue other interests having led the company from mid-2016.
“The Board is very grateful to Aldo for his leadership of the company over the last three years,” said Eddy. “We wish him the very best in his future endeavours.”
During his tenure, Mareuse is credited with the expansion of the company’s network by over 50%, successful rebranding of the company to Telkom and rolling out of a 4G network.
Kibati who is taking over is the former Group CEO of Sanlam Kenya PLC and has held other senior leadership positions in both the public as well as the private sector, including being the founding Director General of Kenya’s Vision 2030 Secretariat and serving as Group Managing Director and CEO at East African Cables PLC.
Mugo is an Electrical Engineer and holds a B. Tech (Electrical Engineering) Degree from Moi University (Kenya), a Master of Science Degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) and a Master of Business Administration Degree from George Washington University (USA). He started his career as an Electrical Engineer at Bamburi Cement (LafargeHolcim) in Kenya and also worked as a Market Development Manager at Lucent Technologies in USA.