press release


Lomé and Saint-Denis, 7 July 2023

AXIAN Telecom announces the appointment of Pierre-Antoine Legagneur as the new Chief Executive Officer for Togocom, effective July 1st, 2023. Pierre-Antoine Legagneur was the Chief Executive Officer of Telco OI, AXIAN Telecom and Iliad Group joint subsidiary in La Reunion (Free) and Mayotte (ONLY). He is replaced by Thomas Michoud, currently Chief Financial Officer of Telco OI.

With more than twenty years of experience in the telecommunications industry, Pierre-Antoine is an accomplished executive with solid experience in all facets of leadership, operations management and performance management. Since 2015, as CEO of Telco OI, he has successfully delivered market share and revenue growth. Pierre-Antoine holds a Master’s Degree in engineering from Supelec in Paris (France).

Thomas Michoud has twenty years of experience in the telecommunications sector in France. He has been Chief Financial Officer of Telco OI since 2015 and has played an instrumental role in the development of the company in particular through his work to increase financial efficiency.

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Pierre-Antoine Legagneur as the new CEO for Togocom and I believe he will add immense value to the Togolese market. With over two decades of experience and a proven track record in driving growth, Pierre-Antoine is well-equipped to lead Togocom into its next phase of growth and development. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Tarik Boudiaf, Chief Commercial Officer and newly appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Togocom, who has successfully driven the operational business forward during the interim period. I am also pleased with the appointment of Thomas Michoud as CEO for Telco OI. I am confident that his experience and operational expertise will benefit Telco OI and its stakeholders. I would like to wish both Pierre Antoine and Thomas success in their new roles.” – Stephane Oudin, Chief Executive Officer AXIAN Telecom.


AXIAN Telecom is a pan-African telecommunications service provider operating in nine markets through its subsidiaries and affiliates in Tanzania, Madagascar, Togo, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal, Réunion, Mayotte, and the Comoros. It operates across three key business segments, providing mobile and fixed networks as well as digital infrastructure and mobile financial services. AXIAN Telecom is Africa’s 7th largest mobile operator serving around 36 million customers and is a market disruptor, having expanded through active acquisitions and heavy network investments since 2015.

We systematically ensure that our business have a sustainable and positive impact on the daily lives of millions of people.

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