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AirtelTigo staff ordered to reapply for jobs

Staff of merged telecom companies Tigo and Airtel have been asked to reapply for their jobs a day after the firms morphed into AirtelTigo, Starr News has learnt.

Workers who will not be retained after the screening process will receive a cumulative of their three months’ salary multiplied by the number of years they have worked with the firm.

The directive comes after management assured workers that there will be no job cuts despite the merger.

AirtelTigo is the new brand name carved out of the merger between telecom companies Tigo and Airtel.


The fresh name and logo were outdoored Monday, November 13.

The merger gives AirtelTigo 22 percent of market share.

Announcing the new name CEO of AirtelTigo Roshi Motman said “As you can see, we are now bigger, better and stronger with 22 percent market share. It means that we will play an important part in the industry and serve our customers with quality and better service”.

She also introduced the following individuals as new leaders for the brand: “He joins us from Airtel Indian, please help me welcome Mufti Shaban as the new Chief Operating Officer, From Airtel Ghana, please help me welcome Kwame Annor who will take care of the human resource in the company. Bright Owusu Bempah will bring the money, let’s welcome him.”

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