Econet Wireless exec Francis Ebuehi joins Kirusa advisory board


Kirusa has announced the appointment of Francis Ebuehi to its advisory board. Francis is currently heading Classifieds and Franchise Business for the e-commerce division of Econet Wireless International, a privately held telecommunications group. He is also the founding partner of Tenth Code Media Limited, a technology media company in Nigeria.

Prior to co-founding Tenth Code Media Limited Nigeria, Ebuehi was VP in charge of Value Added Services at Airtel Nigeria, COO of Spinlet, and CEO of ChamsSwitch Limited. Earlier in his career, he worked with Accenture and Oceanic Bank.

(TOP: Francis Ebuehi who’s been appointed to Kirusa’s advisory board. Photo: YouTube).

Commenting on his new role at Kirusa, Ebuehi said: “Kirusa has innovated mobile technologies serving the needs of over 100 million mobile users, and I have had the opportunity to use their products, as well as observe the value and satisfaction they have brought to millions of users in Nigeria. I hope my knowledge and experience of the African telecom and internet industries would help Kirusa grow further in Africa.”

Ebuehi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Benin. An executive MBA alumni of the Lagos Business School of Pan Atlantic University, he also has another Master’s degree in Construction Management from the University of Lagos.

“We are delighted that Francis has joined our advisory board,” says Inderpal Mumick, Founder & CEO of Kirusa. “Francis has built several businesses, and understands the pulse of the consumer. His expertise will help guide Kirusa further improve its offerings in the African market.”