27 July 2018


Ethiopia’s state-run telecommunications company, Ethio Telecom, has a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the person of Frehiwot Tamiru, the Capital Ethiopia has reported. Frehiwot had previously worked in different capacities in the now defunct Ethiopia Telecommunications Corporation rising to the position of a deputy CEO. When she left her post with the ETC which later became Ethio Telecom, she set up her own Information Technology support and solutions outfit, DOXA IT Technology PLC. Her appointment as a board member of Ethio Telecom is recent given that it was ratified under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. She replaces Andualem Admassie who was recently relieved of his position at the entity after leading it for the last five years.



Temenos (SIX: TEMN) (, the banking software company, is delighted to announce that Alexandre (Alex) Menage has been appointed as Head of Sales for Temenos in Africa. Alex brings over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, including numerous business development and managerial roles at Thomson Reuters, where he spent 12 years. Within Thomson Reuters, Alex worked in London, Dubai, and lastly South Africa where he took on the role of Head of Sales for Risk and Managed Services for Africa. Most recently, Alex worked with Oracle as Regional Director for Middle East and Africa.