Airtel Africa has announced the appointment of George Mathen as managing director for Airtel Tanzania effective 01 October.
Mathen has more than 20 years’ of experience in senior management roles, with experience in the telecommunications and FMCG sectors. Prior to joining Airtel Africa, he was CEO – Homes at Bharti Airtel in India where he designed and implemented the Airtel Home strategy.
Prior to taking up the role, he has also been the CEO of various circles within the India business. Before joining Bharti Airtel, Mathen spent ten years at Coca-Cola India in several capacities including Area General Manager and Sales Manager across various regions. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and has done his Masters in Business Administration.