Bob Collymore Declares His Wealth


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Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore has declared his wealth, which is a sign that he isn’t corrupt.

Figures released from him shows that his annual salary is Sh 107 million before tax. He also earns dividends from his 18.5 million shares in Safaricom.

Collymore further clarified that he has no single asset in Kenya; all his assets are located in South Africa and UK.

The former Vodafone CEO also said that he has a house in UK and shares at Vodafone PLC, amounting to Sh 140 million.

After summing up all his assets and liquid cash, we came up with a figure close to Sh 400 million.

Below is Bob Collymore’s Curriculum Vitae

Born:1958 in Guyana

Education: Selhurst High School for Boys, London

Career: 1978 Joins British Telecom

1993 Appointed manager of handset strategy, Cellnet

1994 Becomes purchasing director, Dixons Stores Group

1998 Appointed handset purchasing director, Vodafone UK; later appointed to head the group’s global handset purchasing

2003 Moves to Japan to manage the integration of J-Phone into the Vodafone Group

2006 Becomes governance director for Africa, Vodafone, and to boards of Vodacom Group, Safaricom and boards of several other Vodacom subsidiaries

2009 Named as chief officer, corporate affairs, Vodacom

2010 Appointed chief executive of Safaricom

The CV explains the vast experience he has garnered over the years, thus justifying his wealth.


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