South Africa: Tebogo Leshope Appointed As New COO 0f Signal Distributor - Sentech

Sentech, a South African based broadcast signal distributor has appointed Tebogo Leshope as its' new Chief Operations Officer (COO). Sentech is a state-owned organisation that offers signal distribution services to most South African licensed broadcasters.

Leshope, the newly appointed Chief Operating Officer, has served in different capacities in Sentech for about two decades. As a qualified electrical engineer with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Johannesburg, he has contributed immensely to the organisation with skills and experiences that he has honed over the years like proven leadership abilities in very complex operations and telecommunications projects.

He is a certified project manager with certifications from University of South Africa (UNISA) and is a registered professional with the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE), Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA), and Institute of Directors, southern Africa (IoDSA). Leshope has been playing the role of Acting Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director since July 2017.

Tebogo's job description would include planning, directing and overseeing the policies, initiatives, and rules of Sentech. He is also to drive team members in the organisation to execute long-term and short-term plans through the implementation of sound judgement, vision management, and excellent leadership.

Sentech CEO, Mlamli Boi is positive about the new appointment. He said that Sentech is rigid about its excellence in leadership requirements and that as the new COO, Tebogo will help drive Sentech with best practices in operational excellence and drive business growth and transition of Sentech’s core platforms to digital. He is hopeful that Tebogo will improve efficiency and effectiveness of operational processes at Sentech internally and externally. The appointment came on the heels of the company’s fifth consecutive successful audit.


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