People: MTN Group Ltd (MTNOY.PK)

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31 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Phuthuma Nhleko

53 2013 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

R. Sifiso Dabengwa

53 2011 Group President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Brett Goschen

2013 Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Financial Director, Director

Zunaid Bulbulia

2013 Chief Executive Officer of MTN South Africa

Jyoti Desai

54 2011 Group Chief Technology Officer and Information Officer

Ahmed Farroukh

51 2011 Regional Vice President, West and Central Africa Region

Jamal Ramadan

56 2006 Regional Vice President, Middle East and North Africa region

Ignatius Sehoole

53 2010 Regional Vice President, South and East Africa Region

Shauket Fakie

59 2011 Group Chief Business Risk Officer

J. Paul Norman

46 2011 Group Chief Human Resources and Corporate Affairs Officer

Karel Pienaar

53 2013 Group Chief Strategy Officer

Khumo Shuenyane

41 2013 Group Chief - Mergers and Acquisitions and International Business Development

Pieter Verkade

2013 Group Chief Commercial Officer

Sibongile Mtshali

Group Company Secretary

Alan van Biljon

64 2011 Lead Independent Non-Executive Director

Azim Mikati

39 2006 Non-Executive Director

Jan Strydom

72 2004 Non-Executive Director

Alan Harper

2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Koosum Kalyan

2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

N. Peter Mageza

57 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Marion Marole

50 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

M. Johnson Njeke

53 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kandimathie Ramon

46 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Fani Titi

52 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Jeffrey van Rooyen

63 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Phuthuma Nhleko

Mr. Phuthuma F. Nhleko BSc (Civil Eng), MBA, is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of MTN Group Limited. He was Chairman of Group executive and steering committee. Attended various board committee meetings ex officio. He was Director of companies in the MTN Group. Director of Newshelf 664 (Pty) Limited and Engen Limited. Non-executive chairman of Worldwide African Investments Holdings (Pty) Limited, the GSMC association and Trustee of the Alpine Trust. He was previously a director of Johnnic Holdings Limited, Nedcor Limited, The Bidvest Group Limited, Tsogo Sun KwaZulu-Natal (Pty) Limited, Alexander Forbes Limited and co-founder of Worldwide African Investment Holdings (Pty) Limited. Prior to joining MTN he also served at Standard Corporate Merchant Bank. His Qualification is BSc (Civil Eng), MBA.

R. Sifiso Dabengwa

Mr. R. Sifiso Dabengwa BSc (Eng),MBA, is Group President, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of MTN Group Limited. He served as Director of various companies in the MTN Group, Long Street Property Development (Pty) Ltd, Salamax 765 (Pty) Ltd and Tsiya Group (Pty) Ltd.Prior to joining MTN, Sifiso was Eskom’s executive director responsible for sales, customer service, electrification and distribution technology. Before Eskom, he worked as a consulting electrical engineer in the building services industry and in the mining and railway sectors.

Brett Goschen

Mr. Brett Goschen has been appointed as Group Chief Financial Officer, Executive Financial Director, Director of MTN Group Limited effective July 21, 2013. Mr. Goschen joined the Group as Chief Financial Officer of MTN Nigeria in 2002. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana in 2006 and returned to MTN Nigeria as Chief Executive Officer in 2011.

Zunaid Bulbulia

Mr. Zunaid Bulbulia has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of MTN South Africa, a subsidiary of MTN Group Ltd., with effect from May 30, 2013. Bulbulia has 19 years telecoms experience, and is also a founding member of MTN. He was appointed CFO of MTN SA in 2005.

Jyoti Desai

Ms. Jyoti A. Desai, BA (Hons) BCom, is Group Chief Technology Officer and Information Officer of MTN Group Limited. Jyoti started her career at The Standard Bank of SA Limited. She moved to Telkom SA in an executive position before joining MTN Nigeria as chief information officer. She then moved to Iran in 2005 to start up the Iran operation as COO of MTN Irancell before taking up her current role.

Ahmed Farroukh

Mr. Ahmed Farroukh, Masters in Business Administration & Accounting and also a Certified Public Accountant in the USA, is Regional Vice President, West and Central Africa Region of MTN Group Limited. Ahmad previously worked for Mediterranean Investor Group, KPMG, Deloitte & Touche and the Investcom Holding Group. Ahmad also lectured in Accounting at the American University of Beirut. Prior to his appointment at MTN, Ahmad was managing director of Scancom Limited (Investcom Holding Group), Ghana and regional manager for West Africa. Prior to taking on his current role, Ahmad was the CEO of MTN Nigeria.

Jamal Ramadan

Mr. Jamal Ramadan, MA (Inf Tech), is Regional Vice President, Middle East and North Africa region of MTN Group Limited. Jamal was an executive director of Investcom LLC, which he joined in 1996 as operations director. Prior to that, he was director of IT and FTML (a subsidiary of France Telecom) operating in Lebanon.

Ignatius Sehoole

Mr. Ignatius Sehoole, BCom, BCompt (Hons), CA (SA), Cert in Theory of Accountancy, is the Regional Vice President, South and East Africa Region of MTN Group Ltd. He also serves as Director of various companies in the MTN Group and of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) and Accounting Standards Board.Ignatius also serves on various committees within the PIC. He was the chairman of the Developing Nations Committee of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). He was previously a managing director of the inland region at Fedics (Pty) Limited, senior executive at Murray & Roberts Holdings (Pty) Limited and also the executive president of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). Ignatius served as a member of the King Committee and was also the chairman of the National Treasury Audit Committee until March 2010.

Shauket Fakie

Mr. Shauket A. Fakie, BCom, BCompt (Hons), CA(SA), is Group Chief Business Risk Officer of MTN Group Limited. He IS Director of various companies in the MTN Group and director of Absa Group Limited. Shauket has over 37 years’ experience in accounting, auditing, consulting and advisory work. In 1999, he was appointed Auditor-General of South Africa for a seven-year term which ended in November 2006.

J. Paul Norman

Mr. J. Paul D. Norman, MA (Psych), is Group Chief Human Resources and Corporate Affairs Officer of MTN Group Limited. He has been an Director of various companies in the MTN Group and trustee of the Chartered Accountants Medical Aid Fund.Paul has been an executive at MTN since 1997. He has spent more than 20 years in the field of human resources and has worked in the transport and telecommunications industries.

Karel Pienaar

Mr. Karel W. Pienaar Group Chief Strategy Officer of MTN Group Limited. His Qualification is BSc (Elec & Electron Eng), PrEng. A founding member of MTN, Pienaar has served the Group in various leadership roles, including as Group chief technology and information officer and CEO of MTN Nigeria.

Khumo Shuenyane

Mr. Khumo L. Shuenyane, B Econ and Internat Stud; CA (England and Wales), is Group Chief - Mergers and Acquisitions and International Business Developmentof MTN Group Limited. Khumo was previously head of direct investments and a member of the executive committee of Investec’s South African operations. He was also a member of Investec’s corporate finance division.

Pieter Verkade

Mr. Pieter Verkade has been appointed as the Group Chief Commercial Officer of MTN Group Ltd., effective February 2013. He is Currently the CEO of MTN Cyprus. He is responsible for the strategic direction of the innovation, products and services strategy, as well as marketing across the Group. Prior to becoming the CEO of MTN Cyprus, the Mediterranean country s second mobile operator, Pieter was the Executive for Commercial Strategy and Mobile Money. In this role, he oversaw the growth and deployment of MTN Mobile Money in 15 MTN markets. He served as Chief Commercial Officer for Orange NV (Netherlands), Vice President Commercial for Orange Plc (London), Chief Financial Officer for KPN/Orange (Belgium) and Senior Vice President for Telenor (Norway).

Sibongile Mtshali

Alan van Biljon

Mr. Alan Francis van Biljon, BCom, CA(SA), MBA,, is Lead Independent Non-Executive Director of MTN Group Limited. He is Director of various companies in the MTN Group, Hans Merensky Holdings (Pty) Ltd, St Augustine College of South Africa, chairman and trustee of Standard Bank Group Retirement Fund and Liberty Group Pension and Provident Funds.Between 1975 and 2002, Alan held the position of group financial director for the following companies: Truworths Limited, The Greatermans Checkers Group, Sun International, and The Standard Bank Group. In 2002, he established a specialised financial services company named Van Biljon & Associates. His past non-executive directorships include Alexander Forbes, Sage Group and Peermont Ltd.

Azim Mikati

Mr. Azim T. Mikati, BSc, is Non-Executive Director of MTN Group Limited. He is Director of various companies in the MTN Group, CEO of M1 Group Limited (an international investment group with a focus on the telecommunications industry), director of various companies in the M1 Group as well as EZ-Link, B-Pro Limited, B-Jet Limited, Horizon Global Services, IMC, Mint Trading, Unioil and Facconable Group. Azmi founded T-One, a telecoms company providing long-distance services between the United States and other international destinations.

Jan Strydom

Mr. Jan H. N. Strydom, MCom (Acc), CA(SA), is Non-Executive Director of MTN Group Limited. He is Non-executive director of various companies in the MTN Group, director of the Public Investment Corporation Limited and Growthpoint Properties Limited.Jan is a registered chartered accountant and a founding partner of Strydoms Incorporated Chartered Accountants (SA), a firm specialising in business valuations, litigation support and forensic investigations. He is now a professional consultant to Strydoms. He is also a senior member of the Special Income Tax Court for taxation appeals.

Alan Harper

Mr. Alan Harper, BA (Hons), is Independent Non-Executive Director of MTN Group Limited. He is Director of various companies in the MTN Group, Eaton Towers LLP and Venture Partnership Foundation Limited. Alan previously served as group strategy and new business director for Vodafone plc, was a member of the executive committee of the Vodafone Group, a board member of the GSM Association, chairman of Vodafone Ventures and chairman of the board of trustees of the Vodafone UK Foundation.

Koosum Kalyan

Ms. Koosum P. Kalyan, BCom (Law) (Hons) Economics, Senior Executive Management Programme (London Business School), is Independent Non-Executive Director of MTN Group Limited. She is Director of various companies in the MTN Group, Standard Bank Group Ltd, South African Bank Note Company Ltd, South African Mint Company Ltd, Edgo Merap (London) Limited, Omega Risk Solutions, the Tälberg Foundation (Sweden), Hayleys Energy Services (Sri Lanka) Ltd, Kgontsi Holdings Ltd, Kgontsi Investments Ltd, Euromax (London & Mumbai) Ltd, Petmin Mining and chairman of the Thabo Mbeki Foundation.

N. Peter Mageza

Mr. N. Peter Mageza, Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, is Independent Non-Executive Director of MTN Group Limited. He is Director of various companies in the MTN Group, Eqestra Holdings Limited, Clover Industry Limited, Ethos Private Equity Limited, Four Rivers Trading 261 (Pty) Ltd, Ntamele Investment Company (Pty) Ltd, Tunleys Mail and Print (Pty) Ltd, Songhai Capital (Pty) Ltd, Majorshelf 142 (Pty) Ltd, Bairds Renaissance (Pty) Ltd, ABSA Foundation, Remgro Limited, Sappi Limited, Rainbow Chicken Limited and a Trustee for Kelrose Trust.Peter is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants United Kingdom and was until June 2009 Absa executive director and group chief operations officer. He has experience in the financial and banking arena.

Marion Marole

Ms. Marion Lesego Dawn Marole, BCom (Acc), Dip Tertiary Education, MBA, Executive Leadership Development Programme, is Independent Non-Executive Director of MTN Group Limited. She is Director of various companies in the MTN Group, African Bank Investments Limited, Incwala Resources (Pty) Ltd, Eyomhlaba Investment Holdings Limited, Hlumisa Investment Holdings Limited, Richards Bay Titanium (Pty) Ltd, Richards Bay Mining (Pty) Limited and DEMA Incwala Investment.Dawn’s career has primarily been in the financial services sector and dates back to 1983. She is the current chairperson of POWA (People Opposing Women Abuse).

M. Johnson Njeke

Mr. M. Johnson N. Njeke BCom, BCompt (Hons), CA(SA), H Dip Tax Law, is Independent Non-Executive Director of MTN Group Limited. He is Director of various companies in the MTN Group, Lengau Logistics (Pty) Ltd, ArcelorMittal SA, Ivolve Procurement & Rental Partner, Metropolitan Health Group, MMI Holdings Limited, NM Rothschild and Sons (SA) (Pty) Ltd, PSU Revenue Management trading as PSU International, RTG Fleet Services (Pty) Ltd, Resilient Property Income Fund Limited, Serengeti Properties (Pty) Ltd, Salvage Management and Disposal (SMD), Sameh Properties and Silver Unicorn Trading, Sasol Limited. Johnson is chairman of MMI Holdings Ltd, ArcelorMittal SA and Resilient Property Income Fund. He served as a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and is a past chairman of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Kandimathie Ramon

Ms. Kandimathie Christine Ramon has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company effective June 1, 2014. Christine is currently a Non-Executive Director of Lafarge based in Paris, France and also serves as Deputy Chair of the Financial Reporting Standards Council in South Africa. She currently also serves on the Financial Reporting Investigation Panel, an advisory panel of the JSE Limited. She is a former Non-Executive Director of Transnet Limited and Johnnic Communications Limited. Christine served as an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Sasol Limited for a period of seven and a half years. She is also the former Chief Executive and Financial Director of Johnnic Holdings Limited. In addition, Christine previously served as a member of the Standing Advisory Council to the International Accounting Standards Board. Christine holds a BCompt and BCompt (Honours) degrees from the University of South Africa and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1990. She also completed the Senior Executive Programme at Harvard Business School in conjunction with Wits Business School in 1999. In 2007, Christine was nominated as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Fani Titi

Mr. Fani Titi has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of MTN Group Limited with effect from July, 1, 2012. His Education Qualifications includes B.Sc Hons (Mathematics), University of Fort Hare, MA (Mathematics), University of California, Berkeley, MBA (Wits Business School). He is a former executive director of ABIL Limited and founding CEO of Kagiso Media Limited and founding director of Kagiso Trust Investment (Pty) Limited. He was also the founding Chairman of the private equity firm Tiso Group (Pty) Limited. He previously served as non-executive Deputy Chairman of the Bidvest Group Limited and AECI Limited. Also previously a member of the board of Kumba Resources Limited as well as boards of numerous private and JSE top 100 companies. He is currently a non-executive Chairman of Investec Bank Limited, and joint Chairman of Investec Limited and Investec Plc. He is a director and investor in the private equity firm Tsiya Group (Pty) Limited. He has 20 years experience in the private equity and banking sectors, and general business. He has served on audit, remuneration and nomination committees of boards over this period. He offers seasoned judgement on issues of corporate governance, corporate performance, strategy formulation and implementation and leadership.

Jeffrey van Rooyen

Mr. Jeff van Rooyen, BCom, BCompt (Hons), CA(SA), is Independent Non-Executive Director of MTN Group Limited. He is Director of various companies in the MTN Group, various companies in the Uranus Group, Pick n Pay Stores Limited, Exxaro Resources Limited and a trustee of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation. Jeff is a founder member and CEO of Uranus Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd and previously served as CEO of the Financial Services Board. He is also a founder member and former president of the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants (ABASA) and was chairperson of the Public Accountants and Auditors Board in 1995.
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