Kenya’s Safaricom?: Shake up and shake down

The new chief executive at Kenya's largest mobile telecoms company faces a tough task as low-cost Indian competitors punch – as he sees it ... – below the belt Bob Collymore, the man to replace Michael Joseph at the controls of Kenya's largest tele­coms operator, Safaricom, has not had it easy. There has been the strategic shake-up of personnel: in a bid to slim the top tier, out go chief technical officer John Barorot and chief information officer Robert Mugo.