The Mobile operator MTN has appointed Ralph Mupita as its new group president and chief executive officer with effect from 1 September 2020.
Ralph Mupita, incoming CEO, MTN Group..
Mupita has served as the MTN Group chief financial officer since April 2017, and has played a role in the development and execution of the group’s strategy, capital allocation processes, financial performance as well as in the resolution of a number of complex regulatory matters, the group said in a statement on Wednesday (19 August).
He is a graduate of the University of Cape Town with a degree in engineering and an MBA.
Prior to joining MTN, Mupita was the chief executive of Old Mutual Emerging Markets for five years, a business that provided financial services to individuals and corporates across 19 countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia, managing over R1 trillion of customer assets under management at the time.