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Dar es Salaam

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Meet the team

Denny Marandure

Chief Executive Officer - Tanzania

Denny is currently the CEO of Liquid Intelligent Technologies Tanzania and Zanlink in Zanzibar. Denny is an adaptive and highly experienced global player with extensive years of providing value to large international global and dynamic Fortune 500 companies. He spent many years in the USA, expanding his academic knowledge and then acquiring valuable work experience and skills while working for companies such as IBM, Lucent Technologies, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Verizon Communications LLC, which springboard his pathway to ZOL Zimbabwe, the retail arm of Liquid Telecom as its CEO from 2014 until 2019. In October 2019, Denny moved to Liquid Telecom South Africa as Group Executive Cloud and Digital Sales and grew the cloud and Digital business exponentially before being appointed Group Executive Enterprise Sales in March 2021.

During his assignment as ZOL Zimbabwe CEO, Denny received numerous business accolades, including being named Marketing Oriented CEO of the Year for 3 consecutive years by the Marketers Association of Zimbabwe (MAZ), awarded the 2016 ICT Businessman of the Year Award by the Ministry of ICT, Customer Service Executive of the Year 2015 – CCAZ Service Excellence Awards and many others. Denny also served as the President of the Marketing Association of Zimbabwe (MAZ) from 2018 until 2020.

Denny is an accomplished, results focused, deadline-oriented Executive driven by new challenges & a desire to be successful in all endeavors.

Rueben Peter Lucas

Head of Finance

Rueben joined Raha Liquid Intelligent Technologies Tanzania in January 2020 as our Head of Finance. With 16 years of experience in the telecoms sector, he brings strong expertise in management reports and budgeting, as well as a strategic financial management perspective.

Rueben has previously worked for Smile Communication, Vodacom and World Vision.

He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and has a Master of Finance (MSc) from the University of Strathclyde, as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance Management and an Advance Diploma in Accounting.

Deo Ngonyani

Acting Head of Sales

Deo joined Raha-Liquid Intelligent Technologies in July 2019 as Head of Wholesale, currently Acting Head of Sales, overseeing all Sales activities & strategy.

Deo has more than 23 years of experience in ICT/Telecom industry with vast knowledge in International Carrier Business, Wholesale (IP & Data) business, Business Development and Project management.

In 1996, he started his journey in ICT industry with Startel/RAHA Limited and thereafter worked for AFSAT/iWay Africa, Simbanet, ZANTEL and Wananchi Telecom Kenya.

He is a Tanzanian born, a father of seven children, holding a Bachelor’s Degree Business Administration (BBA) from Tumaini University Dar es Salaam.

Zahid Jaffer

Head of Product, Solutions Management

Zahid is responsible for automating systems, introducing new products and solutions, critical analysis, business development and digital transformation for both internal and external customers with the goal of improving efficiency, productivity, cost management and revenue growth.

He joined Raha in 2016 as a Corporate Development Executive where he managed automation projects for internal systems and processes. In 2020 his role expanded to a Business Analyst, assessing business models, strategies, technology integration and supporting the business with data-driven analytics. In 2021, Zahid’s role evolved to Head of Products for both Raha and Zanzibar combined.

Zahid holds a BSc in Computing from University of Greenwich and his career in IT spans over 10 years where he brings diverse experience from his previous roles in the UK, working as a Networks engineer at JPMorgan Chase and a Delivery Technician Supervisor at British Airways.

Outside work, he is an avid Football and Cricket fan, supporting Manchester United and Pakistan.

Dorina Kilama

Head of HR and Admin

Dorina is the Head of Human Resources for Liquid Intelligent Technologies Tanzania.

Dorina has Human Resources Management experience of over 17 years gained from telecommunications, manufacturing, and consulting sectors within East Africa region. She has been instrumental to organizations in the areas of talent development including succession planning, recruitment, change management, employee engagement, restructuring, policies and process design, management of mergers and acquisitions, compensation and benefits management and HR compliance. Prior to Joining LIT in 2020, she worked with Nokia Solutions and Networks as Country HR Manager. She has also worked with Diageo Serengeti Breweries, JTI Tanzania Cigarette and Deloitte in different capacities within HR.

She has an MBA from Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute and BCom (Hons) from the University of Dar-es-salaam.

Somoe Wamala

Head Customer Experience

Ms Somoe Wamala, has ideal expertise and experience of more than 20 years for cellular network Companies in Customer Care and Executive Services.

Currently Head of Customer Care Experience for Raha Company Limited responsible for driving the vision for consistency in customer support standards and accountable for shaping and delivering the service to drive corporate performance.

Former Vodacom Tanzania Limited employee , served as High Value Coordinator and Service Manager responsible for advising management on Customer Care issues and Executive Services functions:

  • Achieved in Managing and maintaining the existing business over and above 50% by increasing loyalty and revenue to the business by making sure contracts are in place and are renewed on time.
  • Achieved reduction of churn within the allocated accounts by at least 30% of previous year.
  • Achieved in reduction of customer’s escalation.
  • Achieved in reduction of bad debts (Debtors 30 days) by constantly engaging customers and reduce credit notes.

Key goal now with my extensive customer care is to focus on ensuring customer satisfaction for products against service delivered to facilitate implementation of organizational customer care strategic plan.

Married for 14 years with 3 kids two boys and a girl and holder of a Bachelor Degree in Human Resources Management

Flora Obeto

Legal and Regulatory Officer

Flora is a Legal, Regulatory and Compliances expert. She has an extensive experience in legal transaction advisory services with a special focus on corporate, compliance and regulatory in Telecommunication, ICT, Corporate and Commercial laws.

Prior to joining Liquid Intelligence Technology, Flora worked at DLA Piper Africa Tanzania- IMMMA Advocates, a global law firm with presence in more than 40 countries worldwide.

Flora is rated by the IFLR1000 31st Edition as a “Rising Star” lawyer in Tanzania.

Salum Salum

Retail Manager

Salum is the Head of Retail at Liquid Intelligent Technologies Tanzania (LIT). He brings vast experience in Commercial management from his 17 years in Telecoms, Insurance and Pay TV industries in East and West Africa Regions.

He has been involved in successful business transformations in Sales, Marketing, Customer Value Management and Contact Centres Management in the areas of Change management, Restructuring, Sales Channels Management, Distribution, GTM executions, Products launches, Market Research, Customer Lifecycle management, Cross sell & Upsell and BTL activations.

Prior to joining Liquid Intelligent Technologies, he worked with Multichoice (DStv) as Head of Sales & Distribution, He also worked with Strategis Insurance as National Sales Manager and Airtel Tanzania Ltd as Customer Retention Manager.

Salum currently pursuing MBA at RKC Switzerland. He’s married and blessed with three kids. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, travelling, exercising, and watching football.

About us

Liquid Intelligent Technologies is the commercial brand of Raha Limited, a leading Cloud, Connectivity and Managed Solutions provider in Tanzania.

It specialises in IaaS, PaaS and SaaS services and local and cross-border connectivity solutions are via state-of-the art fibre optic, microwave and satellite mediums.

It also provides payment solutions to retailers, as well as award winning Microsoft Azure Stack Hub and communication solutions to businesses across Africa and beyond. Liquid Intelligent Technologies Tanzania today serves over 2000 businesses as well as a fast-growing number of retail customers.