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13 July 2015

 

MTN GROUP APPOINTS NEW CEO FOR SOUTH AFRICAN OPERATION

The MTN Group has announced the appointment of Mteto Nyati as MTN SA CEO, effective 13 July 2015. He succeeds Ahmad Farroukh, who resigned earlier this month. A seasoned ICT executive and business leader, Nyati joined MTN as Group Chief Enterprise Officer in October last year.

“He brings extensive knowledge of the local ICT market, and is passionate about people and customer service. We believe the appointment of a leader of Nyati’s calibre and competencies will greatly enhance our efforts to strengthen the confidence of our customers and reinvigorate our people,” says Sifiso Dabengwa, MTN Group President and CEO.

In his role as Group Chief Enterprise Officer, Nyati has been responsible for leveraging the Group’s integrated ICT offerings and leading the group-wide enterprise and ICT strategy to enhance MTN’s position in the enterprise segment.

Nyati has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Natal. In 2004, he was named a Yale University World Fellow.

 

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