Selorm Adadevoh, Chief Executive Officer, MTN Ghana

Selorm is a seasoned telecoms and financial services business leader with more than 20 years of experience and a reputation for strong leadership, analytical rigor and business transformation skills.

Selorm joined MTN in June 2018 following three years in Haiti where he was the CEO of Digicel, Haiti, the largest of Digicel’s 32 operations throughout the world. He started at Digicel in December 2014 as Global Director for Mobile Financial Services (MFS), and in May 2015 was promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) in Haiti. He was appointment as CEO of Digicel, Haiti, nine months later.

As CEO, Selorm was instrumental in the digital transformation of the Digicel Haiti business growing market share through a digital youth sub-brand strategy and growing mobile data through the launch of 4G LTE technology. Most notably he lead the complete revamp of Mobile Financial Services (MonCash) to become the largest mobile money service in the Caribbean, and the only mobile money product in the Caribbean to pass the much coveted 1 million customer mark.

Prior to Digicel, Selorm was the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Head of Mobile Financial Services (MFS) for Tigo (Millicom) Ghana where he was responsible for igniting the mobile money industry in that country. Between 2012 to 2014, he received various awards for his work by organizations throughout Africa.

Selorm spent 10 years as a consultant, first in the United Kingdom with Hewlett-Packard as a Technology Consultant, and then in Boston with L.E.K. Consulting as a Management Consultant specializing in M&A and private equity due diligence. In these roles, he served as an advisor to several FTSE 100 companies including Vodafone, Hutchison 3G, Procter & Gamble and United Airlines, to name a few.

Selorm holds an M.B.A. in finance and strategic management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He holds a B.A in engineering from KNUST, Ghana. He is also an investor and member of the board of directors of a savings and loans bank and an agro-processing company, both in Africa.