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February 06, 2016 9:16 PM ET

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Company Overview of Bharti Airtel Africa B.V.

Company Overview

Bharti Airtel Africa B.V. provides telecommunication services in Africa. The company offers mobile communications and builds communications networks. The company was formerly known as Zain Africa B.V. and changed its name to Bharti Airtel Africa B.V. in June, 2010. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. As of June 8, 2010, Bharti Airtel Africa B.V. operates as a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands) B.V.

Keizersgracht 62-64

Amsterdam,  1015 CS


Founded in 1998


31 20 521 9342


31 20 521 9400

Key Executives for Bharti Airtel Africa B.V.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 62
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Age: 45
Chief Executive Officer of Francophone Africa
Managing Director of Celtel Sierra Leone
Managing Director of Operations for Democratic Republic Congo
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Bharti Airtel Africa B.V. Key Developments

Airtel Africa Announces Executive Appointments

Airtel Africa has appointed Farhad Khan as chief commercial officer and Daddy Mukadi Bujitu as chief regulatory officer. Khan was recently serving at MTN South Africa where he held the post of chief sales and distribution officer since August 2013. The new chief regulatory officer, Bujitu, was earlier placed with Vodacom Group where he was serving as the executive head of international regulatory affairs and international commercial legal affairs.

VeriFone and Airtel Enter into Pact

VeriFone Mobile Money and Airtel Africa have announced a pact. The two firms have reached an agreement to offer VeriFone Mobile Money's applications to companies. The deal would see the deployment of Mobile POS (mPOS), POS and Biometrics for International Remittance to Airtel Money customers. The solution is expected to enable fast and secure transaction processing at point-of-sale.

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