MTN appoints Ebenezer Asante as Ghana CEO

Ebenezer Asante, incoming CEO of MTN Ghana

MTN Group Ltd., Africa’s largest wireless operator, has appointed the head of its Rwanda unit Ebenezer Asante to run the company’s Ghanaian operations, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Asante will move to the West African country after the unit’s previous chief executive officer Serame Taukobong resigned, according to the person, who asked not to be identified as the appointment hasn’t been announced. MTN will hire an internal candidate to replace Asante in Rwanda, according to the person. Ghana is Johannesburg-based MTN’s fourth-biggest market in terms of subscriber numbers, after Nigeria, South Africa and Iran.

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