Airtel has appointed Godfrey Efeurhobo, its current Home Broadband Director, as Chief Commercial Officer.
The telecom operator announced the management change on Tuesday.
“Efeurhobo, whose appointment takes effect on the 18th of October, will report to the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director as a member of the Executive Council and will be responsible for Airtel Nigeria’s commercial team comprising of regional operations’ teams, central sales and distribution, retail, customer service, brand and marketing,” said Airtel.
Airtel said that Efeurhobo will use his over 20 years experience to improve the company’s commercial activities.
The new CCO has worked in the telecom sector for 20 years with 16 years in Airtel Nigeria.
The CEO and MD of Airtel Nigeria, Surendran Chemmekonkil, said, “Airtel will continue to empower exceptional local talents in line with our corporate philosophy of recognizing and rewarding high performers.
“Without a doubt, Efeurhobo is an exceptional talent who is not only passionate about the Airtel brand, but truly understands the customer and committed to providing solutions to their needs.
“We are confident that under his leadership, Airtel will continue to prioritize the customer and constantly go the extra mile to delight and deliver an exceptional experience to all our customers.”
The Nigerian has held senior roles including Chief Sales and Distribution Officer, Regional Operations Director South Region, Director Commercial Strategy and Planning, Director Programs and Strategy among others.