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Simon Duffy has stepped down as nonexecutive chairman of Cell C after six years in the role. He is succeeded by Oger Telecom chairman Mohammed Hariri. Oger owns a controlling 75% stake in Cell C. Hariri is also vice-chair of Oger Telecom parent Saudi Oger, where he has

Simon Camerer, the man who “appointed” comedian Trevor Noah as Cell C’s CEO (“chief experience officer”) and who led the makeover of the cellular operator’s brand, is set to take the top sales and marketing job at DStv operator MultiChoice on 1 February. Camerer resigned as Cell C’s marketing director at the end of last year after

Newly appointed Cell C CEO Alan Knott-Craig, who joins the mobile operator on 1 April when his restraints with his former employer, Vodacom, come to an end, says he is “fit and healthy” and is “looking forward” to being back in the telecommunications

Former Vodacom Group CEO Alan Knott-Craig was on Thursday named as new CEO of Cell C, replacing Lars Reichelt, who resigned from the mobile operator in 2010. Cell C is holding a media briefing at 11am, after which we’ll bring you more insight into the the appointment and Knott-Craig’s plans for the company

Another tumultuous year is almost at an end for the SA information and communications technology industry. It was a year of falling telecommunications prices, increasing competition, upheaval in politics and drama in the regulatory environment. Our “Newsmakers of the Year”

Former Vodacom Group CEO Alan Knott-Craig has “not entered into any contracts with any company” but is still keen to reenter the SA’s telecommunications industry after 1 April when his restraint of trade with his former employer expires. Speaking to TechCentral on

Cell C grew its subscriber base by 12% to 8,2m at the end of 2010, SA’s third-largest cellular operator said on Thursday. It was also on track to turn its first net profit “quite soon”, said chairman and acting CEO Simon Duffy. Announcing Cell C’s

Cell C CEO Lars Reichelt is stepping down with immediate effect. The company’s board announced on Wednesday that Reichelt will be leaving the company. “Lars has indicated his wish to resign for personal reasons and, after

Cell C’s board has already begun the process of looking for a new CEO, its chairman Simon Duffy says. The company surprised the industry on Wednesday when it said Lars Reichelt, its CEO for the past two-and-a-half years, was resigning for personal reasons