Kirusa has announced the appointment of Carlos Caceres to its advisory board. Carlos Caceres has had a 12-year-long career in telecoms industry across Latin America, Africa, and Europe. He is currently the President of Markest, USA.
Prior to this, he held positions in Caribbean and Central America region as CCO and COO of Digicel Group, and CEO of Digicel Haiti.
Caceres has worked in Africa and Latin America for Millicom in many positions such as CEO and COO of Tigo Ghana, CCO of Tigo Senegal, Regional Go-to-market manager for Latam, and marketing positions in Tigo Paraguay.
Caceres said: “I am passionate about telecom and associated with it over the last 12 years. As part of Kirusa’s advisory board, I will have the privilege to work with a group of innovative and driven executives. I have been familiar with Kirusa since my stint in Africa, and their effectual growth and influence in the emerging markets is highly commendable. It is Kirusa’s work ethic that appeals to me; I am honored to join their leadership team with an objective to help shape the company’s future with my ideas.”
He further added, “Latin America can prove to be a major territory for Kirusa, given the region’s fast growing telecom sector. With the right product strategy and market execution, there is space to roll out innovative mobile solutions for the consumers and the same can drive incremental ARPU for telecom carriers in the region.”
“We are delighted and fortunate to have Carlos Caceres on our advisory board,” says Dr Inderpal Singh Mumick, Founder, and CEO of Kirusa. He further added, “His diverse experiences in Telecom will go a long way in helping us tackle specific challenges in the market. We are looking forward to his vision and invaluable advice.”
Caceres holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Illinois and BA Degrees in Economics and Political Science from the University of Kansas. He has also attended the GMP program at Harvard Business School.