After serving for the last five years, Andualem Admassie (PhD), CEO of Ethio Telecom, has been replaced by Frehiwot Tamiru, who was a former employee and current board member of the company.
Besides Andualem over 40 individuals who were working in different positions of the company were relived on Wednesday.
Andualem is now assigned as Director of the Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency.
Frehiwot previously worked in the former Ethiopian Telecommunication Corporation as deputy CEO for Internal Support Service, and then left to set up her company Doxa IT Technology Plc. Recently she was appointed by the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) as board member of Ethio telecom.
Frehiwot told Capital that she will announce her priorities when she assumes the position next week. Frehiwot has an MA from Open University.
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Andualem is a graduate of PhD in Business Administration from Bulacan State University.
He also graduated with M.A. in Education Leadership and Management, B.Sc. in Business Education, Diploma in Accounting, Diploma in Project Management and Certificate in Mathematics.
According to his LinkeIn profile he stated that these programs have immensely helped him to build his competencies in many fields.
In a related development Habtamu Tegegn (Eng), director general of the Addis Ababa City Roads Authority, has been appointed as director general of the Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA), replacing Araya Girmay. Araya became State Minister of the Ministry of Transportation.