About Bob Collymore
Bob Collymore is the current CEO of Safaricom Limited, effective November 1st 2010. Prior to joining Safaricom, Bob was the Chief Officer for Corporate Affairs in Vodacom Group responsible for the Group’s Corporate Communication, Ethics and Compliance, Legal, External Relationships and Corporate Social Responsibility. Prior to that, he was Vodafone’s Governance Director for Africa where he was responsible for developing and driving Vodafone’s strategy for its investments in Africa as well as representing Vodafone as a key direct foreign investor in a number of African countries. Bob has more than 25 years of commercial experience working in the telecommunications sector.
He is also a trustee of Holding companies in Kenya and Tanzania for M-PESA, Vodafone’s pioneering money transfer service.
Safaricom is a leading provider of converged communication solutions, operating on a single business driver that has a peerless understanding of voice, video and data requirements.
We are a “one stop shop” for integrated and converged data and voice communication solutions. Safaricom, with its countrywide network, is the only network that can provide broadband high-speed data to its customers through its 3G network, Wimax and fibre.
Our services are all geared towards growth. We seek to make positive contributions to communities in direct ways through value added services and financial support for community projects. Our commitment in giving back to the society seeks to address Health, Sports, Culture, Environment and Education.
Our committed team makes Safaricom exceptionally successful and we always seek to attract, develop, reward and retain outstanding individuals whom we offer challenging responsibilities and development opportunities.