Tony Tugee appointed SEACOM MD for Eastern, North and East Africa
Pan African submarine communications cable operator SEACOM has appointed Tony Tugee as Managing Director for the Eastern North and East Africa region.
Tugee was previously SEACOM’s head of business in Kenya and its service provider segment for East Africa. He is a renowned telco executive having served at Safaricom as the head of enterprise sales and retention at Safaricom before joining SEACOM in September 2017.
While announcing Tugee’s new role, Byron Clatterbuck, SEACOM’s Group CEO expressed confidence in his pick, saying his appointment is in line with the firm’s strategy of tapping globally-benchmarked and locally-relevant expertise to drive expansion in the region and across Africa.
“As a company, we are always looking for the best talent, and we strive to retain the best by allowing that talent to drive our growth in local markets, streamline the company’s activities and bring our vision for the region to fruition,” said Clatterbuck in a statement.
“Tonny is an integral part of the SEACOM team. His promotion indicates our confidence in him and his skillset, as well as his unique knowledge and expertise within the company and region in which he operates,” he said.
“We are confident that with the support of our dynamic regional team, SEACOM will provide a world-class level of customer service to enable our customers realize the intrinsic value of our network” added Mr Clatterbuck.