Mobile phone group MTN Group on Monday announced the appointment of former Deputy Finance Minister of the Republic of South Africa, Mcebisi Hubert Jonas to its board.
The company said the appointment of Jonas as an independent non-executive director is effective 1 June 2018.
The company, which has operations in Africa and the Middle East, also announced the appointment of Bajabulile Swazi Tshabalala, the executive director of consulting and investment holding company, Barbican Advisory Group as an ndependent non-executive directors
“I wish to extend a warm welcome to Swazi and Mcebisi. We are all excited to have them onboard. As we continue to steer our business into a new trajectory of execution excellence, I believe their arrival will further enrich the diversity and experience of the Board,” says Phuthuma Nhleko, Chairman of MTN Group.
Tshabalala and Jonas bring extensive board and senior management experience to their new roles, having served on numerous boards in the private and public sectors over many years.
Jonas is currently one of four independent Presidential Investment Envoys, appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to attract investors to South Africa.