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AirtelTigo CEO resigns

AirtelTigo CEO resigns

June 20, 2018 • People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

AirtelTigo has announced that its CEO Roshi Motman has decided to leave the company to pursue new opportunities. She will be replaced by Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi. Motman has enjoyed considerable successes during her time with first Tigo Ghana and subsequently AirtelTigo. Having joined Tigo Ghana in 2014, she steered the company to significant achievements,...

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Vodafone Zambia's CEO retires

Vodafone Zambia’s CEO retires

June 10, 2018 • General, Mobile and Telecoms, People, Southern AfricaComments (0)

According to a statement issued by Vodafone Zambia on June 6, the company CEO, Lars Hendrik Stork, has retired. Chairperson, Gilbert Temba, said in a statement that the new CEO would be announced alongside the new Vodafone Zamia ownership and other important...

Nokia's new 5G design and deployment services deliver faster time to market and lower total cost

Nokia announces a change in the Nokia Group Leadership Team

June 1, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, PeopleComments Off on Nokia announces a change in the Nokia Group Leadership Team

Nokia announced that the president of Nokia Technologies, Gregory Lee, will leave the company following the closure of the Digital Health business sale. Lee will be replaced by Maria Varsellona, who remains Chief Legal Officer and continues to report to Nokia...

Veeam appoints Kate Mollett as new Africa Regional Manager

Veeam appoints Kate Mollett as new Africa Regional Manager

May 29, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam appoints Kate Mollett as new Africa Regional Manager

Veeam Software, the leader in Intelligent Data Management for the Hyper-Available Enterprise today announced that it has appointed Kate Mollett as the Regional Manager for South Africa. Mollett takes over from Claude Schuck who has been named as the Regional...

GDPR adds to data headaches for telcos

GDPR adds to data headaches for telcos

May 26, 2018 • People, SecurityComments Off on GDPR adds to data headaches for telcos

Data has always been the ultimate battleground and competitive bargaining chip for telecommunications operators. Already under pressure to reduce mobile data costs amid a rising #datamustfall chorus from consumers, they now face data headaches of a different...

Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao steps down after 10 years in the position

Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao steps down after 10 years in the position

May 16, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao steps down after 10 years in the position

Vittorio Colao will step down as the chief executive of Vodafone, the world’s second-largest mobile carrier, in October. The company’s chief financial officer, Nick Read, who has spent 12 years working alongside Mr Colao, is to take over the position....

Top women execs join Zoona board

Top women execs join Zoona board

May 12, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Top women execs join Zoona board

Zoona, today announced two new non-executive board members to help steer the company’s strategic direction as it braces for growth in 2018 and beyond. The new Board Members are Shirley Maltz, Group Chief Executive Officer at Homechoice, and Ebi Atawodi,...

South Africa: MTN and Cisco Launch IoT Services

Jonas and Tshabalala appointed to board of MTN Group

May 7, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Jonas and Tshabalala appointed to board of MTN Group

MTN Group today announced the appointment of Bajabulile Swazi Tshabalala, current Executive Director of consulting and investment holding company, Barbican Advisory Group and former Deputy Finance Minister of the Republic of South Africa, Mcebisi Hubert...

Westcon appoints new head for Sub-Saharan Africa

Westcon appoints new head for Sub-Saharan Africa

April 26, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Westcon appoints new head for Sub-Saharan Africa

Westcon-Comstor has announced the appointment of Tidiane Lo in the capacity of Director of Westcon Sub-Saharan Africa. The announcement follows a strategic realignment of the company’s African business and will provide additional leadership to help the...

Vic Brits

Acer Africa announce new head of commercial

April 24, 2018 • People, Southern AfricaComments Off on Acer Africa announce new head of commercial

Acer Africa has announced its new appointment for Head of Commercial in the Sub-Saharan region. Vic Brits will lead the commercial sector of the business, as he aims to increase Acer’s market share in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and in...

Kholiwe Makhohliso joins Software AG

Kholiwe Makhohliso joins Software AG

April 13, 2018 • People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Kholiwe Makhohliso joins Software AG

Software AG has announced the appointment of Kholiwe Makhohliso in the position of Country Leader for South Africa. Kholiwe takes over from Mohamed Cassoojee who decided to leave the business. With more than 22 years of experience in various businesses,...

Reshaad Sha resigns from SqwidNet

Reshaad Sha resigns from SqwidNet

April 10, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Reshaad Sha resigns from SqwidNet

DFA has announced that their Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer on SqwidNet, Reshaad Sha has officially resigned from his position, he joined DFA in 2013 and has taken the company from strength to strength over the years. Thinus Mulder, CEO DFA...

Vodafone Zambia appoints new Chief Technical and Information Technology Officer

Vodafone Zambia appoints new Chief Technical and Information Technology Officer

April 9, 2018 • People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodafone Zambia appoints new Chief Technical and Information Technology Officer

Vodafone Zambia has appointed Jussab Kara as its new Chief Technical and Information Technology Officer as part of the operator’s drive to reinforce its network and fast-track its technology strategy. “I’m delighted to be joining Vodafone Zambia at this...

Mastercard appoints new Sub-Saharan Africa Division President

Mastercard appoints new Sub-Saharan Africa Division President

April 4, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Mastercard appoints new Sub-Saharan Africa Division President

Mastercard has appointed Raghav Prasad as Division President for Sub-Saharan Africa. Prasad brings his extensive 30-year global financial services and payments industry experience to further Mastercard’s goal of financially including 100 million people by...

BCX appoints Jonas Bogoshi and Michael Buttner to leadership team

BCX appoints Jonas Bogoshi and Michael Buttner to leadership team

April 3, 2018 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on BCX appoints Jonas Bogoshi and Michael Buttner to leadership team

BCX has announced the appointment of Jonas Bogoshi as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and Michael Buttner as Chief Operating Officer (COO). “I’m hugely excited to welcome Jonas and Michael to the BCX leadership team,” said Ian Russell, CEO of BCX. “They...

SENTECH appoints Tebogo Leshope as new COO

SENTECH appoints Tebogo Leshope as new COO

March 23, 2018 • People, Southern AfricaComments Off on SENTECH appoints Tebogo Leshope as new COO

SENTECH has appointed Tebogo Leshope as the Chief Operations Officer. Having achieved its fifth consecutive clean audit, the company is stringent on its leadership excellence requirement. Tebogo has been with SENTECH for the past 19 years, coming through the...