Meet Patricia Obo-Nai the lady who has just been named the first Ghanaian CEO of Vodafone

Meet Patricia Obo-Nai the lady who has just been named the first Ghanaian CEO of Vodafone

Vodafone Ghana has appointed Patricia Obo-Nai as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from 1st April 2019.

Mrs Obo-Nai will be taking over from Yolanda Zoleka Cuba, the South African woman who has been at the helm since March 2016 and will be returning to Vodacom Group.

By her appointment, Mrs Obo-Nai, a member Vodafone Ghana’s Executive Committee, becomes the first ever Ghanaian CEO of Vodafone since the company bought 70% shares in the then Ghana Telecom in 2008.

Until her appointment, Patricia was the Director of Fixed Business and Customer Operations of Vodafone Ghana and also led the company’s Consumer Business Unit.

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An engineer by profession, she comes into her new role with 22 years of experience in Information Technology (IT) and Telecommunications.

Patricia joined Vodafone Ghana as Chief Technology Officer and a member of the Executive Committee in January 2011.

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Prior to that, she had worked for 14 years with Millicom Ghana Limited, operators of Tigo.

Patricia holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) an Executive MBA in Project Management from the University of Ghana, Legon, an Executive Education from INSEAD, France and also from the Kellogg School of Management, USA.

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Patricia is a member of the Ghana Institution of Engineers, (GHIE) and a passionate lover of movies.

According a statement released by Vodafone, Mrs Obo-Nai is excited by her a ppointment and is looking forward to it.

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"I am looking forward to taking up my new role and leading the company in the next phase of its development. My focus will be to continue to push the boundaries of innovation and position Vodafone as a key challenger in the market. Together with the outstanding staff, we have at Vodafone Ghana, I am confident that the company will remain a strong competitor in the industry here in Ghana,” the statement quoted her as saying.

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