Etisalat Nigeria appoints Boye Olusanya as its new CEO. This comes after the former Chairman Hakeem Belo-Osagie resigned early this week.
It also confirmed the appointment of a new board and top management constituting of Dr. Joseph Nnanna – Chairman, Mr. Oluseyi Bickersteth, Mr. Ken Igbokwe, Mr. Boye Olusanya and Mrs. Funke Ighodaro.
Etisalat Group took over Etisalat Nigeria as a result of the telecommunications firm’s inability to repay its debts reaching $1.72 billion (about N541.8 billion).
On Monday, the company’s CEO Matthew Willsher and Chief Financial Officer Olawole Obasunloye stepped down as part of its transition process.
Boye Olusanya was the former Deputy MD of Celtel Nigeria, former Deputy CEO of ECONET Wireless, and former Chief Business Transformation Officer at Dangote Industries.
Boye Olusanya holds a BSc in Civil Engineering and MSc in Environmental Civil Engineering from a Liverpool University. He also has another MSc in Computer Science from Manchester University.