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MTN appoints Icasa's outgoing CEO as chief of staff

The MTN Group has announced that it has appointed Willington Ngwepe as chief of staff of the group president and CEO, effective 1 October. Ngwepe is the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa's (Icasa) outgoing CEO.
Willington Ngwepe
Willington Ngwepe

He has spent the last five years as CEO of Icasa. Before that, he was the chief operating officer.

“Willington brings with him extensive leadership, technology and regulatory experience that will be invaluable as we execute on our strategic intent of leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress,” said MTN group president and CEO Ralph Mupita.

“We welcome him to the MTN Group, where his focus will be on providing advisory, strategic and operational support on specific matters driven directly from the GCEO office.”

Willington has a LLB and LLM (communication law) from the University of the Witwatersrand, and an LLM (tax law) from the University of South Africa.

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