MTN SA appoints Wanda Matandela as new CCOO

  • Matandela was previously the chief enterprise officer at MTN Business.
  • He took over his new role of chief commercial operations officer (CCOO) as of 1st October.
  • MTN SA says he will play a key role in the company’s Ambition 2025 strategy. 

MTN South Africa has announced a new appointment within its C-suite, as Wanda Matandela (pictured above) has been named the company’s new chief commercial operations officer (CCOO).

Matandela previously held the position of chief enterprise officer at MTN Business and took over his new role as of 1st October 2022. MTN SA adds that the appointment follows a recent announcement regarding the introduction of the CCOO role to the MTN SA executive committee, as the company gears up to deliver on its Ambition 2025 strategy.

“As we strive to achieve our strategic objectives of driving business growth, transforming customer experience and overhauling employee engagement, it is important that we have the right individuals in place to achieve this. I believe that Wanda’s wealth of experience will have a notable contribution towards enhancing our commercial and operational functions as seek to deliver an enhanced customer experience,” noted Charles Molapisi, MTN SA CEO, of the appointment in a press release sent to Hypertext.

“In his new portfolio as Chief Commercial Operations Officer, Matandela will lead our pivot from TelCo to TechCo in line with our Ambition 2025 strategy, building on the strong foundation we have laid thus far, while preparing the business for the future. For the time being, until a suitable replacement has been appointed, Wanda will continue to caretake the Enterprise business,” he added.

The appointment of Matandela follows the recent internal appointments of Ernst Fonternel as chief consumer officer and Divyesh Joshi as MTN SA chief strategy and transformation officer, both of whom also commenced their new roles this month.


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