Airtel Nigeria appoints Carl Cruz as MD

07 June 2023

Carl Cruz has been appointed Managing Director of Airtel Networks Limited (Airtel Nigeria). He replaces Surendran Chemmenkotil who held this position since May 2021.

In his new role, Cruz will leverage his 31 years of business and corporate experience to help Airtel Nigeria pursue its growth strategy in Nigeria’s highly competitive telecommunications market.

“Mr Cruz brings extensive business experience, exceptional results and strong values to Airtel Africa. He has a strong track record as a strategic and transformational business leader who thrives on problem solving and building strong teams to drive business growth,” said Segun Ogunsanya, chief executive officer of Airtel Africa.