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Imtiaz Patel to relinquish executive MultiChoice role

Imtiaz Patel

Long-serving MultiChoice Group director Imtiaz Patel will relinquish his executive duties in September 2020, the pay-television broadcaster said on Tuesday.

Effective 30 September 2020, Patel will step down as executive chairman of the group. He will remain non-executive chairman.

At that time, MultiChoice Group CEO Calvo Mawela will assume full executive responsibility.

Patel was the director of Professional Cricket at the United Cricket Board of South Africa before joining MultiChoice subsidiary SuperSport in 1999. In March 2005, he was appointed as CEO of SuperSport.

In 2010 he was named as group CEO of MultiChoice South Africa. He was appointed as CEO of Video Entertainment for Naspers in October 2015 and became executive chairman of MultiChoice when the company was unbundled from Naspers earlier this year.  — (c) 2019 NewsCentral Media

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