The management of Pan African Towers (PAT), one of Nigeria’s leading telecom and digital infrastructure provider has appointed Azeez Amida as its new Chief Executive Officer.
The appointment of Azeez, which took effect on April 1, 2022, will see him oversee the company’s business operations in its drive to strengthen its position as Nigeria’s largest indigenous Telecom and Digital Infrastructure provider.
Reacting to the appointment, the Chairman of PAT, Mr. Oluwole Adeleke said “Amida is a young professional who brings with him expertise in the operation of telecom and digital infrastructure assets across markets in Africa. The Board of Directors is pleased to have Amida at this critical time when the telecom sector of the economy is growing rapidly”.
Also commenting, a visibly excited Azeez said: “It is indeed an honour to be entrusted with the responsibility to lead the management of PAT and I am delighted that I will be working with a highly-skilled team, and together, we will build a leading strong and competitive indigenous telecomm and digital infrastructure company.
He has a solid understanding of emerging markets and brings over 18 years of professional experience, cutting across six countries and twelve industries including Telecommunications, FMCG, Healthcare, Agri-business, Investment Banking, Private equity, and financial advisory among others.
Amida is a graduate of Economics and an alumnus of the IE Business School, Spain. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the author of the soon-to-be-released book, EPE Principle: Understanding the Opportunity Cycle.