Airtel Africa hires Ericsson executive Andrew Kossowski as CIO

Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has appointed Andrew Kossowski as chief information officer (CIO) for its African network.

Kossowski, who takes over from George Fanthome, joins Airtel Africa from Ericsson where he served as the as the vice president – Operations for Latin America and the Caribbean. He will be responsible for Airtel Africa’s IT strategies for 17 nations.

He previously worked at the NII Holdings as the director of Global Programs where he led the initial market deployment of the 3G systems, post-paid and pre-paid modernization.

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