Michael Joseph

Non-executive director

Michael Joseph

B.Sc (UCT), Member of the Institute of Electrical Engineering and Electronic Engineers, Honorary Doctorate Letters from Africa Nazarene University

Michael Joseph is employed by Vodafone Group Services Limited as the Director of Mobile Money. Previously, Michael was the CEO of Safaricom Limited from July 2000 when the company was re-launched as a joint-venture between Vodafone UK and Telkom Kenya until his retirement in November 2010. He has extensive international experience in company start-ups, the implementation and operation of large wireless and fixed-line networks, including operations in Hungary, Spain, Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Korea, the USA, Australia and the Middle East. Michael has been the recipient of many awards, including CEO of the year awarded by the Kenya Institute of Management, the Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear and the Elder of the Order of the Burning Spear (awards given by the President of Kenya to those who have made a positive impact in Kenya). He was appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in May 2009.

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