MTN reveals new executive committee to accelerate 2025 strategy

MTN today announced the changes in management as well as executive committee (Exco) structure and responsibilities as part of the execution and acceleration of Ambition 2025 strategy.
MTN store South AfricaGodfrey Motsa will be stepping down as the CEO of MTN SA with effect from 1 January 2022; Charles Molapisi (currently Group CTIO) will assume the position of CEO of MTN SA, effective 1 January 2022

Mazen Mroue (currently COO of MTN Nigeria) will assume the role of Group CTIO effective from 1 February 2022, taking over from Charles. Mazen’s successor in MTN Nigeria will be announced in January 2022

Ebenezer Asante will assume the new role of Senior Vice President (SVP) of Markets, with overall P&L responsibility of the three regions (WECA, SEA and MENA)

Yolanda Cuba (VP of SEA) and Ismail Jaroudi (VP of MENA) will remain on the Exco and report to Ebenezer, from 1 February 2022

Serigne Dioum will assume the streamlined role of Group Chief Fintech Officer effective 1 February 2022

The legal and regulatory functions on Exco will be combined under Lele Modise in a revised role of Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, effective 1 February 2022

Felleng Sekha, currently the Group Chief Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Officer, will remain with the Group until the end of April 2022 to ensure a smooth handover and transition of her current responsibilities.

Nompilo Morafo has been appointed as the Group Chief Sustainability and Corporate Affairs Officer, which will be established onto the Exco effective 1 February 2022

Chika Ekeji has been appointed as the Group Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, which will be established onto the Exco effective 1 February 2022

“The changes we are announcing today are about enhancing the structures needed to execute on our Ambition 2025 strategy and delivering on our medium-term guidance,” said MTN Group President and CEO Ralph Mupita.