Macaulay holds a postgraduate diploma in business management as well as a Masters in business administration (marketing), both from Enugu State University Business School.
The company stated that with his appointment, Macaulay will report to the chief sales and distribution officer.
Macaulay will be in charge of driving the company’s growth opportunities including ensuring excellent 3.75G network coverage in the western region and responsibility for ensuring that customers in the region enjoy exceptional service quality.
Segun Ogunsanya, managing director and chief executive officer (CEO) of Airtel Nigeria, said they are committed to the creation of leadership opportunities in the company for top Nigerian talents.
"As an employer of choice in Nigeria, Airtel will continue to attract Nigerian highflyers and the recent appointment of Segun Macaulay bears strong testimony to this fact," Ogunsanya said.
Macaulay also attended Gordon Institute of Business Science, South Africa from where he obtained a certificate in Executive Business Development and Management.