Vodacom Tanzania’s Chief Executive Officer Hisham Hendi is set to leave for a new role in Spain after resigning from the telecom company.
In a statement issued by the company, Hendi will remain part of the Vodafone Group of companies, taking on a new role as the commercial lead at Vodafone Spain.
Chairman of the board, Judge Thomas Mihayo said “In Hendi’s five years, Vodacom Tanzania has continued to be a market leader in the implementation of digital strategies that have helped the country to have integrated financial systems through the creation of mobile financial services”
Mihayo added that Hendi, who is set to become Vodafone’s head of business in Spain, has been a key driver in securing investments to reach millions of Tanzanians who were previously unconnected to mobile phone services.
Hendi said he was happy with the opportunity awaiting him in Spain but realised that it would not be possible if it were not for the opportunity, he had in Tanzania for five years serving as CEO.
“I have worked with a good team and I am leaving the locals who are senior leaders working with great efficiency. I am happy to be serving in this great nation. My experience here in the country is what has made this move possible, I am really proud. I am leaving Tanzania as the country’s ambassador,” said Hendi.
Under his supervision, the company was named among the 100 best companies in Africa based on market capitalisation by 2020, he achieved making the company listed on Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE).
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