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David Venn

CEO at Spectranet


David Venn is a highly respected business leader with considerable emerging market experience in the telecommunications sector. David has a track record of developing and executing strategies that build shareholder value and has personally led and grown telecommunications businesses in; USA, Hong Kong, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Zambia, Ghana, Pakistan, Bangladesh and now Nigeria.

David was appointed by Vodafone as Chief Executive to lead the turnaround of Ghana Telecom. This followed the acquisition of 70% equity from the Government of Ghana. In addition to senior positions at Cable & Wireless, Optus Communications, Celtel and others. David has also worked with private equity to fund and turn around businesses.

David Venn is the Chief Executive Officer of Spectranet, the leading 4G LTE operator in Nigeria. He has an MBA from Ashridge and has attended numerous leadership programs at London Business School.