Addis Alemayehou currently serves as Managing Director of Paconet Media PLC in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Paconet Media PLC is the first and ONLY English FM station in Addis Ababa.
With a population of over 3.5 million people, the city of Addis Ababa serves as the seat of the African Union and is considered to be the third largest Diplomatic capital in the world next to New York and Geneva.
Paconet Media is busy working with local and regional players to be the premier Media/Telecom/IT Company serving a country of over 80 million people.
Mr. Alemayehou servers on the Ethiopian Board of Connect Ethiopia, Connect Ethiopia is an Irish business charity changing the way poverty is tackled in the developing world.
Mr. Alemayehou also servers on the Board of SGI Ethiopia, SGI is the first international private equity group with an office in Addis Ababa. The firm is currently investing in various opportunities in Ethiopia.
Mr. Alemayehou previously worked as a consultant and as an agent for various Telecom companies within the East Africa region prior to setting up Paconet Media in 2007.
Mr. Alemayehou was born in Addis Ababa but raised in Nairobi, Kenya before heading to Toronto, Canada and coming back to the region in 2001.