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MIT Alumna and Legatum Fellow Appointed CEO of Orange Telecom in Sierra Leone

By | 2018-05-07T17:12:20+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Aminata Kane Ndiaye, 33, has been appointed CEO of Orange Sierra Leone. Perfectly bilingual, Aminata was previously the head of Orange Mobile Money division in Senegal. She earned her MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and she is an MIT Legatum Fellow.

In Sierra Leone, she will have to put her experiential capital to work to build up Orange’s operations in this new country. Orange Sierra Leone was launched in October 2017 following the acquisition of Airtel by Orange Group. Since the acquisition in July 2016, the group has invested more than 30 million euros in infrastructure upgrades.

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