Intriguing things about Bob Collymore you did not know

His official name was Robert William Collymore. He was born 1958 in Guyana, a country in the northernmost of South America.

He was raised by his grandparents in Guyana for 12 years and later joined his mother in London at 16 years.

During his early years, he wanted to be a painter.

He has won several awards, which include; the CEO of the year( 2018) and Moran of the Burning Spear in 2012.

Mr Collymore was unable to pursue a degree. He spent his time filling forms as a junior underwriter and working as a train announcer.

Bob enjoyed flying helicopters. He would spend Sh35,000 an hour hiring a chopper.

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He earned Sh10 million a month when he was the Safaricom CEO.

The South American joined the United Kingdom cell net in 1993.

He was offered a place at Warwick University but turned it down because he was not eligible to fund.

He was worth over Sh200 million in Kenya and overseas.

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