Telecom operator Bharti Airtel has appointed Charity Chanda Lumpa as Managing Director of its operation in Zambia. The appointment is effective from May 1, 2013.

Prior to her current appointment, Ms. Lumpa was the Managing Director of Ecobank in Zambia. Before joining the banking industry, she was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Zambia National Tourist Board (ZNTB).

Ms. Lumpa is a Zambian national and holds an MBA in Finance.

“Our recent appointment of a Nigerian CEO and MD for Nigeria and the appointment of a first lady Zambian MD for our Zambia business are key milestones alongside our people agenda for Africa ," Airtel Africa's Chief Human Resources Office, David Ssegawa said.

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