Bob Collymore the esteemed CEO of Safaricom is dead. The CEO died of Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
A statement released by Safaricom stated that at the time of his death he had been undergoing treatment at various hospitals, the most recent at The Aga Khan Hospital.
The statement went on to explain that his condition had deteriorated the past couple of weeks before his untimely death. The statement is below;
His death mirrors that of another great tech titan, Steve Jobs the founder of Apple. Two CEO’s taken way too soon by complications caused by Cancer.
Jobs died at his Palo Alto, California, home around 3 p.m. on October 5, 2011, due to complications from a relapse of his previously treated islet-cell pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, which resulted in respiratory arrest.