Shaibu Haruna

Shaibu Haruna is a seasoned executive with about two and half decades of commercial experience in diverse businesses across Africa and the middle. His experience spans Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Automobile, Financial Services, E-Commerce, and Telecoms. The past seventeen years of his career has been in telecoms/digital services where he led channel and business transformation/turnaround in Ghana, Uganda, South Africa, and Saudi Arabia markets.

A greater part of his telecommunications career has been with MTN where he spearheaded the highly rated distribution model for MTN in Ghana, which has since been replicated across majority of the MTN footprints across 21 markets. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Mobile Money Limited, a subsidiary of Scancom Plc (MTN Ghana) market leader of digital financial services, and a key strategic business unit of MTN Ghana.

Prior to his appoint as the CEO for Mobile Money Limited, Shaibu rejoined MTN Ghana in 2021 as the Chief Sales & Distribution officer where he engineered the transformation journey of MTN Ghana distribution route to market in line with MTN Group vision – Ambition 2025. He has championed several business turnaround strategies in Mobile Financial Services, Channel Transformation, Retail Experience, and Enterprise Business.

Shaibu holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Ghana Business School, and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom