Exactly a year at one of Africa’s leading telecommunications company, Kris Senanu has decided to leave Safaricom and pursue other interests.
The Chief Enterprise Business Officer will be leaving the telco soon with his last working day being 31 May 2022. Senanu will be replaced by Joseph Wanjohi who will act as the interim Chief Enterprise Business Officer from 1 June 2022.
Kris joined Safaricom in June 2021 and has been instrumental in implementing the Enterprise Business Unit’s first Mission, and developing of the division’s second mission.
During his time at the telco, Kris re-established and enhanced Safaricom as a leader in the enterprise space, grew the mobility business, and initiated digital transformation initiatives to enhance SME DIY platforms. Kris has also worked to reduce the enterprise fixed chum.
In his email to the Safaricom working staff, Peter Ndegwa, the CEO, thanked Kris for his leadership and contribution to Safaricom. “As he embarks on the next phase of his career, I would like to thank Kris for his leadership and contribution to Safaricom,” Ndegwa wrote.
Kris will be replaced by Joseph Wanjohi on an interim basis. Wanjohi joined Safaricom in 2003 as the Sector Manager for Manufacturing and Energy. Since then, he has held roles as Senior Manager Multinationals, Corporate Sales, Energy, Media, and ICT before being appointed to his current role of Head of Enterprise Sales in 2017.