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Telecommunications group MTN has announced a major shake-up of executive responsibilities, with a series of new senior appointments at group level and at its key operations in South Africa, Nigeria and Ghana. MTN Ghana CEO Michael Ikpoki has been named as

MTN South Africa chief technical officer Lambo Kanagaratnam is moving to a new role at the operator. Effective immediately, he will head up its enterprise business division. Airtel Africa chief technology officer Eben Albertyn has taken the reins from Kanagaratnam. Albertyn was formerly chief technology officer for MTN

MTN South Africa has a new CEO. Chief financial officer Zunaid Bulbulia will take the reins at the telecommunications operator from Karel Pienaar, who has been named as chief strategy officer at the MTN group. Pienaar’s appointment will see MTN’s mergers and acquisitions and strategy functions being separated, with Khumo Shuenyane

MTN executives have been awarded share options worth more than R50m at the prevailing share price. Group CEO Sifiso Dabengwa has been awarded 94 600 shares, which were worth R16,9m based on Wednesday morning’s near-record share price of R178,88. The shares will vest in three years provided the requirements of MTN’s

MTN South Africa has undergone a big restructuring. It’s folded its MTN Business subsidiary into its bigger mobile unit so that it is a now division rather than a separate legal entity. The move is meant to ensure that MTN’s corporate customers have one

MTN Business MD Angela Gahagan-Thomson has stepped down and will be “pursuing interests outside the company”. She says MTN SA is “restructuring” its operations and she felt it was “time to do some new things”. At the same time, MTN SA chief financial officer Zunaid Bulbulia

MTN has awarded its group president and CEO Sifiso Dabengwa 111 600 shares worth R15,9m. The shares vest in three years in accordance with the group’s share plan in terms of which certain performance targets must be met. The options were awarded at a share price of R142,12. At the same time, the group

MTN SA chief financial officer Zunaid Bulbulia came to the telecommunications industry almost by accident. It was December 1993 and Bulbulia, the son of a shoe salesman, was doing his articles for his CA degree at a Johannesburg accounting firm when he was asked by one of the firm’s senior