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Millicom Appoints Cynthia Gordon as EVP, CEO Africa Division

Millicom has  announced the appointment of Cynthia Gordon as its Executive Vice President, CEO Africa Division. She takes up the role on 21 September.

“This is a transformative time for the digital and telecommunications space in Africa. I am really looking forward to joining Millicom, which is bringing a digital lifestyle, mobile access, mobile financial services, business services, and more to millions of people who increasingly see the internet as one of the most important enablers for their development.”

Cynthia will be Millicom’s Executive Vice President responsible for leading the company’s six operations in Africa: Tanzania, Ghana, DRC, Senegal, Rwanda and Chad.

Cynthia will focus on delivering and executing a strong and profitable organic growth plan for Africa. Cynthia will report directly to Millicom's CEO and will lead a newly created Africa Executive Committee, tasked with overseeing and driving Millicom's African operations.