Airtel Kenya hosts business leaders to explore areas of partnership




Airtel Kenya this morning hosted an executive breakfast which brought together over twenty leading business leaders from Kenya’s financial and manufacturing sectors.

The meeting led by Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi under the theme “Building partnerships for the future” brought together the leaders to review and explore innovative solutions driven by technology within the telecommunication space that will help businesses growth in the country and across Africa.

(TOP: Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi – left- confers with Kenafric Industries Limited CEO Bharat Shah during the breakfast).

In attendance , among others, were Barclay Kenya CEO Jeremy Awori, Gulf African Bank MD Abdalla Abdulkhalik, Citibank East Africa CEO Joy-Ann Wainaina, Kenafric Industries Limited CEO Bharat Shah, Jubilee Insurance GM, Pensions David Ogega, FEP Holdings Group COO Maurice Korir, Savannah Cement Head of Sales and Marketing Eric Masindet, Co-operative Bank of Kenya Head of Government and Public Sector Banking Silvance Nono and Chandaria Industries Group CEO and Director Darshan Chandaria.

Speaking at the meeting, Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi told the business leaders that the company is riding on the wave of the economy to provide best products and services in support of business in Kenya and across Africa. Adil expressed his delight at the opportunity to interact with the CEOs to jointly explore new innovative solutions that will take advantage for Airtel’s technology to help businesses take advantage of the digital opportunities for business growth.

Airtel Africa Vice President & Group Head, Airtel Business Deji Ilesanmi also used the occasion to share examples of best practices where Airtel has collaborated with various organizations across Africa urging the business leaders to take advantage of Airtel’s geographical footprint in Africa to take their businesses forward.

“This forum is helpful as it gives us an opportunity to collectively share ideas on disruptive communication solutions that our sectors require to help drive businesses. We are happy with the existing partnership that we currently have with Airtel and we are committed to continue working together in future,” said Kenafric Industries Limited CEO Bharat Shah.

Airtel Business (Enterprise Business Unit) is responsible for developing end to end technology and telecommunication solutions to the business market comprising of corporates, government and public sector, SMEs and global markets. Customers can chose from Airtel’s bouquet of business mobility voice and data services, bundled and broadband plans, fixed network services, managed and hosted services, business to business (B2B) and consumer to business (C2B) payment solutions through Airtel Money.

The Telco’s multi-country footprint and assets makes it the provider of choice for multinationals with regional/global operations requiring cross boarder fixed connectivity and collaboration services, and offers the most affordable and compelling roaming experience to the business and leisure traveller under the  ‘One Airtel’ roaming service.




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