Telecom Expert, Uche Ofodile heads MTN Liberia

Uche Ofodile has over a decade of experience in the telecom industry

(Joy Online) – Senior business leader, Uche Ofodile has joined MTN as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Lonestar Cell, MTN Liberia.

Uche Ofodile joined from Facebook, where she was Regional Head Africa, Express Wifi.

Her early career spanned the areas of marketing, advertising and public relations in the automotive, consulting, higher education, and broadcasting industries in Europe and the United States.

In 2002, Uche accepted her first role in Africa, as a Corporate Brand Manager, which set her on a meteoric rise to senior leadership positions with some of the continent’s fastest-growing companies. This includes CCO of MTS First Wireless (Nigeria), Executive Marketing Director for a high-growth start-up and CMO for Vodafone Ghana.

Most recently, Uche held the position of CEO for Tigo DRC, where her accomplishments included rebuilding the business strategy, igniting 20% year-on-year growth and positioning the company for rapid market share gains.

In July 2017 Uche was named among the world’s top 50 women to watch within the global telecommunication industry by one of the leading telecoms magazine in the world, Global telecoms Business.

She holds a BA degree in Political Science from Ramapo College, New Jersey, USA and a Diploma in Strategic Marketing from Columbia University Business School, New York, USA.

Uche is well known for nurturing and empowering the next generation of leaders, as well as harnessing the power of people to move businesses forward.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.