Johannesburg – MTN Group today 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. Sifiso Dabengwa, MTN Group President and CEO said;
[signoff icon=”quote-circled”]“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,”[/signoff]
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.