30 Jun 2008

CEO of Solomon Telekom steps down

11:17 am on 30 June 2008

The Chief Executive Officer of Solomon Telekom, Martyn Robinson, has resigned after 17 years on the job.

The Telekom Board has accepted the resignation of Mr Robinson with three months notice of termination following a nationwide strike by employees to have him removed and the position filled by a local.

Mr Robinson has agreed to stay in the position for three months to hand over to his successor.

Meanwhile, the Board has named Mr Robinson's deputy, Loyley Ngira as the Chief Executive Elect and this appointment should be confirmed by October 1, 2008.