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Government appoints new chairman of Aeroportos de Moçambique

The government has chosen Américo Muchanga to replace Emanuel Chaves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of public company Aeroportos de Moçambique. The decision was taken by the Council of Ministers on Tuesday (01-02).

The soon-to-be new man at the helm of Mozambique Airports has extensive experience in the field of communications, having held the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Communications (INCM) from June 2019 to September 2021.

Previously, he served as Director General of INCM, Director General of the National Institute of Meteorology (INAM) of Mozambique, Director of Planning for Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM), Director of Eduardo Mondlane University Computing Centre (CIUEM) and head of the Systems and Operations Department of the CIUEM.

Americo Muchanga is a lecturer at Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) and has lectured at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), one of Sweden’s most prestigious universities. He graduated in Electrical Engineering at UEM and took his PHD in Interdomain Traffic Engineering and Faster Restoration in Optical Networks at the KTH in Stockholm, Sweden

Also at yesterday’s Council of Ministers session, the Mozambican executive decided to reappoint Domingos Bié to the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mozambican Dredging Company (EMODRAGA), another public entity.

Original story on Club of Mozambique

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