Airtel appoints Levi Nyakundi as new Marketing Director

Levi Nyakundi 2Airtel Kenya has announced the appointment of Levi Nyakundi to the position of Marketing Director effective 1st July 2015.

Levi will be charged with the lead responsibility of driving the company’s ambitious business growth and effective implementation of its consumer led marketing goals and strategy.

Levi is a Kenyan National with over 12 years’ experience gained from various assignments including the most recent as marketing director in Airtel Tanzania and Airtel Uganda before that. Levi started off his career as a management trainee in Unilever Kenya rising to Brand Manager and thereafter Trade Marketing Manager before moving up to the position of marketing operations manager at Unilever Uganda. Levi boasts of regional experience in both FMCG and Telecom and is credited for having grown Unilever’s portfolio in Uganda and enabling phenomenal growth of Airtel Money in Tanzania.

Levi holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Marketing from the University of Nairobi and an Advanced Management Program (AMP) Certificate from Strathmore University.

Speaking while confirming his appointment, Airtel Kenya CEO Adil El Youssefi said that Levi’s wealth of experience is key  to delivering the company’s vision of transforming the business by connecting consumers to each other, empowering them to create opportunities, dream big, and live well.

“We are absolutely delighted to have Levi in our management team. His previous experience within the telecommunications industry means that he has a holistic view of the market, from strategy formulation to execution that will allow Airtel to develop and deliver its strategic marketing objectives quickly and efficiently in our fast and competitive sector in Kenya,” added Adil.

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