TMCNet:  Safaricom Names New PR Head

[January 17, 2014]

Safaricom Names New PR Head

(AllAfrica Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SAFARICOM has picked immediate former communications manager at ICEA-Lion group insurance, Elizabeth Yoga-Odhiambo to head its public relations department.

Following her appointment, Odhiambo's department will now support the corporate affairs division headed by Nzioka Waita, under which the PR team comprising two other employees falls.

She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Kenyatta University and an MBA from Management College of Southern Africaand has 17 years of experience in the fields corporate communications, advertising, public affairs, corporate responsibility, strategic business planning, and crisis communications from various corporate organisations.

The post has previously been held by Victoria Kaigai and journalists Washington Akumu and Wachira Kang'aru who have since returned to the newsroom after a stint in PR at the giant mobile phone network and communications company.

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