Safaricom has poached staff from Airtel Kenya’s marketing department. The move from Airtel to Safaricom started with Charles Wanjohi who is now the head of Consumer Segments Marketing at Safaricom.

The staff in question are;

  1. Charles Wanjohi

Safaricom position: Head of Consumer Segments Marketing
Airtel position: Marketing Director

2. Marion Wanyoike

Safaricom Position: Senior Manager – Youth Segment
Airtel Position: Head of Youth, Campus and Mass Consumer Segments- Kenya

3. Muthoni Maingi

Safaricom position: Digital Manager
Airtel Position: Manager, Brand Assets, Experiential and Digital

4. Wallace Chege

Safaricom position: Marketing (Data Analysis)
Airtel position: Marketing (Data Analysis)

Charles, Marion and Muthoni have worked together before on successful projects including the launch of UNliminet and Trace Music Stars.

Airtel has also poached Safaricom staff in the recent past. Kennedy Luhombo moved to Airtel from Safaricom to become the Senior Manager, Airtel Money Business Development.