Airtel appoints Charles Kamoto MD for Malawi

Youthful Malawian down-to-earth marketer Charles Kamoto has been appointed  Airtel Malawi managing director (MD) effective from March  1, tasked with driving the company’s strategic leadership in Malawi , building its brand and extending the company’s 3G footprint.

Charles Kamoto: New boss at Airtel Malawi

Charles Kamoto: New boss at Airtel Malawi

New Airtel boss Kamoto

New Airtel boss Kamoto

Airtel is a member of one of the world’s leading telecommunications companies, Bharti Airtel.

Kamoto becomes only the second Malawian to be at the helm of Airtel Malawi after economist-cum-marketer Saulos Chilima who quit the job in early 2014 to serve the nation in governance realm and is currently the country’s Vice-President.

Prior to his appointment was chief commercial officer and previously worked for Airtel’s rival, locally owned TNM where he last served as chief commercial officer between January 2011 and May 2014.

“As the managing director for Malawi, Charles will continue to build on his good work to innovate winning customer solutions for Malawi, consolidate the gains made in defending our revenue market share and build external stakeholder relations.

“I would like to congratulate Charles on his well-deserved appointment and wish him every success in his new role,” said Christian de Faria, Airtel Africa chief executive officer, in the statement.

Kamoto holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Polytechnic, a constituent college of the University of Malawi and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (Esami).

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14 thoughts on “Airtel appoints Charles Kamoto MD for Malawi”

  1. dr mphwiyo says:

    Wawa atumbuka Wawa the most intelligent tribe in Malawi my foot!!!!!

  2. Bob Chiswe says:

    Inu Che Mustapha mudziwe kuti mbali zones zadziko zili ndi anthu anzeru komanso mbali zones zili ndi mbuli. A Tumbuka sikuti onse ndi anzeru. Kulinso mbuli koma nkhani yeni yeni ndi yoti mbuli ndizocheperapo kwa atumbuka titafananiza ndi mitundu inayo monga angulu komwe kumachokela malebala ndi anthu ena ogwila ntchito monga u garden boy, ukhuki ndi ulonda

  3. wezzie says:

    tidyenso zimenezi congrats boss

  4. Che Mustapha says:

    Kodi Atumbuka mmesa mumati ndinu anzeru, nanga bwanji mzanu uja Mateyo Mtumbuka sanamupatse udindo uwuwu, ntchito kuzichekenila mmanyuzi iye uja koma nzeru ndiye zero. Achawa woyeee!!!! Ayi ni isyesyene mjomba, nlungu adyaliwe che Kamoto.

  5. mchawa says:

    a chawa congrats,,,though mother tumbuka & also married a tumbuka

  6. golo says:

    He has been rising the corporate ladder steadily over the years. A humble guy in all aspects. All the best.

  7. Hackim says:

    Bravo Charles show them Yao’s are smart too,sizautumbuka izi

  8. saiziyakana says:

    Congratulations Mr Kamoto. All the best for this appointment. This is what we want – youthful progressive ideas should be blended with the mature old wisdom if there is such a thing in Malawi.

  9. Baba says:

    Congratulations Charlie. Kuona fisi sikubadwa kale koma iuyenda usiku. Ena amazuza ana azawo thinking kuti awapanga appoint coz of nkhaza, ambuye amaona ndithu.

  10. Mlomwe says:

    Congratulations Charles.

  11. mr bt says:

    malawians jealoosy too much.Charles is well educated, well experienced and a star performer where ever he has worked.He is brains behind Tnm super league sponsorship.
    He is a brilliant son of malawi.Jealous tisiye. congratulations charles Kamoto

  12. harry kanyandula says:

    another dhilu in 2019

  13. Sam Kamoto says:

    Congrats. We need more of the young people to steer this project called Malawi to success.Give them chance and they will do it! Old people like me should go to the villages and cultivate maize and accept that we have not done justice to Malawi.

  14. che Yusuf says:

    mjomba (mchawa) at helm

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