Appointment

May 06, 2021  |  Nigeria: Airtel Appoints Surendran As New Chief Exec!

Airtel Nigeria has announced the appointment of Surendran, who will be replacing Olusegun Ogunsanya as the telecommunication company's Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 August 2021. BMA's reliable media sources reported that Surendran would spend his ...


Mar 11, 2021  |  Former Nigerian Google Country Manager Decamps To Apple

In a recent LinkedIn post, Teju Ajani, the former Country Manager for Google, announced her move to Apple as the overseer of Sales and Business Development. According to her post, she is highly enthusiastic about her new role at Apple ...


Mar 02, 2021  |  South Africa: Melanie Rambally Appointed As CFO Of Sentech

Sentech, the leading connectivity and signal distributor organisation for the broadcasting and telecommunications sector in South Africa, now has a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Melanie Rambally has been appointed into the post, pending all relevant clearances and qualifications verifications. ...


Feb 25, 2021  |  BritBox Appoints Reemah Sakaan As New International Chief Exec

BritBox, the UK-based streaming platform backed by a 50/50 joint venture between BBC Studios and ITV, has announced it is appointed Ms Reemah Sakaan as its international chief executive officer (CEO). She will start in the new role in April ...


Leadership Change At Satellite Company 'Yahsat' - As CEO Is Replaced

The satellite operator company, Yahsat, has confirmed that their long-standing chief executive officer, Masood Mahmood, will step down at the end of April 2021 and succeeded by Mr Ali Al Hashemi currently work as the general manager of Yahsat Government ...

Telecom Namibia’s New CEO Say He Has Big Plans For The Organisation

Telecom Namibia has appointed a new CEO, Stanley Shanapinda, the newly appointed executive, is former CEO of the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN). This move is offering an advantageous perspective of the regulatory industry. In an interview with Namibia ...

Netflix Appoints Strive Masiyiwa As Board Member To Push Growth In Africa

Mr Strive Masiyiwa, the Zimbabwean telecoms billionaire, has been appointed to join the board of Netflix Inc., the streaming platform giant has just announced - making a point of note that Mr Masiyiwa is its first African director.   Industry ...

Natasha Dickson Joins TVU Networks To Push Business Development Efforts In EMEA

Natasha Dickson has been appointed to join the team that would lead the sales and business development efforts for TVU Networks Europe, Middle East and Africa's markets. Natasha will have particular responsibilities for pushing sales efforts for Southern and Eastern ...

MTN Nigeria Get A New CEO - Karl Toriola

The MTN Group has announced a shake-up of its top management executives with the announcement of Mr Karl Toriola as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN Nigeria - its largest market operation. Karl is taking over from Ferdi ...

Multichoice Makes Many New Top-Level Executive Appointments

Industry media in South Africa have widely reported that Multichoice, the largest PayTV company on the continent, has announced wide-ranging slate appointments across its key top-level executive positions.   According to the reporting, Nyiko Shiburi has been appointed as new ...

Deon Geyser Appointed New Chief Executive Of Liquid Telecom SA

Liquid Telecom South Africa said it had appointed Mr Deon Geyser as its new Chief Executive Officer. The appointment will be effective from 01 January 2021. He will be taking over from Reshaad Sha who is moving on to within ...

Nigeria's TV Channel - Plus TV Africa - Gets New Chief Executive

Plus TV Africa, a Nigerian-based "Afropolitan" 24-hour television station has announced the appointment of Mr Lekan Ogunbanwo as its new chief executive officer and managing director. The announcement was made by Mr Lateef Fagbemi, the chairman of General News and ...

Universal Appoints Nigerian-born Pearlena Igbokwe As 'Chairman' Of Universal Studio Group

Media executive, Pearlena Igbokwe has been appointed as the chairman of the US Universal Studio Group. According to Universal's statement on the appointment, Ms Igbokwe will lead the company's global television studio business, reporting to Universal's CEO, Jeff Shell.   ...

Namibia: Similo's Leadership At Namibia Broadcasting Corporation Renewed For Five More Years

The Board of the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation has renewed, for another five -year tenure, the services of its incumbent Director-General, Mr Stanley Benjamin Similo.   A statement signed by the Chairman of the board, Mr Lazarus Jacob, said: "The Namibian ...