Kris Senanu, Safaricom’s Chief Enterprise Business Officer, will step down at the end of May.
Kris Senanu joined the operator in June of last year and was in charge of creating the enterprise business’s first and second missions.
Senanu came to Safaricom from rival Telkom Kenya, where he was Telkom Digital Managing Director.
Senanu has worked at AccessKenya Group and Swift Global.
Here is the memo sent to the employees;
I would like to announce that our Chief Enterprise Business Officer, Kris Senanu, has made the decision to pursue other interests outside Safaricom. His last working day is 31st May 2022.
Kris joined Safaricom in June 2021 and has been instrumental in implementing Enterprise Business Unit’s first Mission, and development of the division’s second Mission.
During his time, he has re-established and enhanced Safaricom as a leader in the Enterprise space, grown the mobility business, and initiated digital transformation initiatives to enable SME DIY platforms. Kris has also worked to reduce the Enterprise Fixed churn.
As he embarks on the next phase of his career, I would like to thank Kris for his leadership and contribution to Safaricom.
The announcement was made in an internal memo, which also revealed the selection of Joseph Wanjohi to fill the position on an interim basis.
“Following this, Joseph Wanjohi will act as interim Chief Enterprise Business Officer from 1st June 2022 as we initiate the relevant talent sourcing process to identify the next Enterprise Business Unit leader.” announced Safaricom CEO, Peter Ndegwa.
Joseph joined Safaricom in 2003 as the Sector Manager for Manufacturing and Energy. Since then, he has held various 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.