RwandAir's New Chief Executive Officer Assumes Office
Yvonne Manzi Makolo, the new substantive Chief Executive Officer of RwandAir, has officially assumed office at the airlines head office in Kigali, Rwanda.
Ms Manzi took over from the outgoing Ag. Chief Executive Officer of RwandAir, Chance Ndagano who had been in that role for the past one year.
The handover ceremony happened on 10 April and was witnessed by Rwanda's Minister of State in Charge of Transport, Eng. Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye and RwandAir Vice-Chairperson of the Board, Eng. Patricie Uwase and Senior Management.
The government of Rwanda led by President, Paul Kagame had on 6 April appointed Yvonne Manzi Makolo as the new substantive Chief Executive Officer RwandAir.
Yvonne Manzi Makolo has been working with RwandAir for years having joined the airline from MTN Rwanda where she served as the chief marketing officer.
Before her appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer, Ms Makolo was the Deputy CEO in Charge of Corporate Affairs at the state-owned airline, a post she held for one year.
RwandAir is presently in the middle of an aggressive netwprk expansion drive with plans to launch direct flights to China, Abuja, Cape Town and the United States of America.
With a young fleet of 12 aircraft, RwandAir currently flies to 24 domestic and international destinations in Africa, Asia and Europe including Mumbai, London and Brussels.