Ex-Safaricom executive appointed CEO of East Africa Cables

East African Cables has announced the appointment of Peter Arina as the new CEO, succeeding George Mwangi who is set to leave the company on 30 September. Arina previously worked with Safaricom, where his last two assignments were chief commercial officer and general manager, consumer business. He was responsible for the company's consumer business principally voice, messaging and mobile data. Arina also played a pivotal role in the commercial and national rollout launch of M-Pesa payment platform in the broad retail merchants.