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Ex-MTN CEO joins Gijima as non-executive director

Monday 30 May 2016 | 10:33 CET | News
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Former MTN Group CEO Sifiso Dabengwa is joining Gijima as a non-executive director. Gijima told ITWeb that Dabengwa would join the ICT company's board together with Alan Farthing and Clive Butkow. Dabengwa left MTN in early November 2015, two weeks after it announced it was facing a USD 5.2 billion fine in Nigeria for failing to disconnect 5.1 million subscribers in the country by a regulatory deadline. Dabengwa was MTN CEO between March 2011 and November 2015. He joined MTN as MD of the South African operations in 2004. He was then promoted to COO and, in a dual role, served as CEO of MTN

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Companies: MTN
Countries: South Africa
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