Fayaz King, the new Chief Operating Officer at Econet Wireless Zimbabwe
We have been informed by sources from Econet Wireless that the mobile operator has appointed Zimbabwean born business executive and telecoms professional, Fayaz King, as its new Chief Operating Officer. He has already taken up his duties at Msasa.
Our impression of King’s appointment was that he would be assuming some of the responsibility that was being carried by Stan Henning, the former Chief Commercial Officer who resigned recently. However, it would seem that Econet is carrying out some restructuring of sorts at the senior level.
Before assuming this position at Econet, King worked in several key roles in African telecoms. These included an advisory role at Bharti Airtel International, Managing Director of Airtel Zambia, Managing Director of Zain Malawi, the Marketing Director of Celtel Uganda as well as general management roles at Celtel Nigeria. He’s a graduate from the University of Zimbabwe.
You can check out his full profile here