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Manelisa Mavuso named Mweb's new managing director

Dimension Data Middle East and Africa (MEA) has announced the appointment of Manelisa Mavuso as managing director of Mweb. "Upon making our decision not to sell MWeb, we have appointed Mavuso to lead the growth of MWeb along with the great team we have in the business. I am excited that we can call from within our existing team to lead on this new journey," says Werner Kapp, CEO of Dimension Data MEA.
Manelisa Mavuso
Manelisa Mavuso

Mavuso is currently the senior vice president for marketing MEA at NTT (chief marketing officer - Dimension Data) and is part of the Middle East and Africa exco team.

He has extensive experience in the ICT market having spent almost eight years at Telkom as managing director for consumer services and retail as well as managing director new businesses and value-added services.

“At Mweb we have a unique proposition in the market with the partnership and support from Dimension Data and NTT, and we have the opportunity to leverage this better than maybe what we may have done in the past. We are also in an almost post-pandemic period that has been characterised by increased connectivity and bandwidth demand. I am excited to be part of the Mweb team and I believe we will achieve great things”, says Mavuso.

Mavuso remains on the Dimension Data MEA exco and will continue to oversee the MEA marketing function until a new candidate is found to fill the role.

Mweb is wholly-owned by Dimension Data and is one of the first ISPs in South Africa – launched in 1997. It works with the fibre network operators and mobile network operators to provide fibre and wireless internet connectivity.

Having recently made the decision not to sell Mweb; Dimension Data is now focusing on strengthening and growing the business.

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