Global payments company Visa has appointed Lineshree Moodley as its new Country Head for South Africa (SA). Lineshree will be responsible for the development and implementation of Visa’s growth strategy in the region and will be part of the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) leadership team at Visa. Lineshree’s appointment is in line...
MTN Group has announced the appointment of Fatima Laher as Group Executive: Group Legal, effective 1 October 2022. Fatima re-joins MTN from Samsung Electronics, where she held the role of Head of Africa Disputes, for the past six years. Lele Modise, Group Chief Legal and Regulatory officer said, “Fatima is adept at providing...
Commvault, a global enterprise leader in data management across on-premises, cloud, and SaaS environments, today announced that data protection industry veteran Alan Atkinson has joined the company as Chief Partner Officer (CPO). Atkinson will report to Riccardo Di Blasio, Commvault’s Chief Revenue Officer. “Our continuous innovation has earned us our rightful...
The parent company of pan-African banking group Ecobank, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, today announced that the current Group CEO, Ade Ayeyemi, will retire after he attains the age of 60, in accordance with group policy. To replace the outgoing executive, the Board of Directors has selected Jeremy Awori as the successor...
MTN SA today announced a review of its executive structure as the company gears up to deliver on its Ambition 2025 strategy to transform from a Telco to a TechCo. In line with this strategic shift, the company has appointed Ernst Fonternel into the role of Chief Consumer Officer and...
Digital Finance Africa 2022, the definitive annual event on technology leadership in the financial services industry returns on the 22nd of September 2022 as a brand-new hybrid concept. The 2nd annual Digital Finance Africa is set to take place on the 22nd of September 2022, at The Maslow, Sandton, South...
Cryptocurrency investment company Luno has announced the appointment of Christo de Wit as its new South African country manager. Luno says De Wit hails from South Africa but brings years of experience in global businesses, having served leadership roles at True Money, a fintech unicorn with more than 65,000 agents...
MTN Group has today announced the appointment of Christian Bombrun as its new CEO: Digital Platforms, effective 1 September 2022. Bombrun is set to take over from Minnie Harris, who has been acting in the role since April 2022. Harris, who has been double-hatting over the past four months will...
Microsoft's African Transformation Office (ATO) announced today that Microsoft veteran Kunle Awosika has been appointed to the position of MD for the Office as previous MD Wael Elkabbany steps into a new role heading up the Africa Regional Cluster. The tech giant says that Awosika, a Nigerian native, has more...
East Africa's telecom leader, Safaricom, announced on Thursday the appointment of Cynthia Karuri-Kropac as its new Chief Enterprise Business Officer. The appointment will be made effective 1 September 2022. She is set to replace Joseph Wanjohi, who has been serving in the post in an acting capacity since May of...
MTN Group has today announced that Marvin Ncube has been appointed Executive: Business Finance, effective 1 September 2022. Ncube, according to MTN, is a seasoned finance executive with more than 19 years’ experience in strategic business planning, business performance, capex management, statutory reporting and revenue assurance. In his new role, Ncube...
Uber has appointed Kagiso Khaole as its new GM for its Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) business, taking over Frans Hiemstra’s role who has been shifted to Regional GM for the Middle East and Africa at Uber. Kagiso joined Uber in 2021 where he led mobility operations across SSA, and has...
Binance, one of the world’s leading crypto and blockchain infrastructure providers, has today announced the appointment of Hannes Wessels as its Country Head of South Africa. The firm says the new appointment will further its ambitions to drive its business operations in the region. According to Finder, cryptocurrencies and the...
Ericsson has announced the appointment of Hossam Kandeel as Vice President and Head of Global Customer Unit MTN and Customer Unit MTN Africa effective 21 July 2022. Hossam will lead a high-performing technologies and services team that promises to deliver exceptional value towards MTN Ambition 2025 while enabling positive change...
TymeBank, one of South Africa's fastest-growing digital banks, has today announced the appointment of three new executive committee members, all of whom will report directly to TymeBank CEO Coen Jonker, who took over the reins of the company on 1 July 2022. The banking group says these latest appointments are...
Africa's e-commerce giant Jumia announced last week a leadership change for its Kenyan arm. Jumia Kenya CEO Betty Mwangi, who had only been at the company for the last nine months since joining in 2021, will be replaced by Juan Seco, currently working as SVP for JumiaPay. While Mwangi says she...
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