Telkom appoints new CEO

2011-03-17 08:55

Nombulelo (Pinky) Moholi has been appointed CEO of Telkom, the fixed-line operator said today.

“The Board of Telkom SA Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Nombulelo (Pinky) Moholi as Chief Executive Officer of the company with effect from 1 April 2011,” Telkom said in a Sens announcement.

Acting CEO Jeffrey Hedberg’s contract would expire at the end of March this year. Telkom’s board had asked him to stay on in an advisory capacity until the release of its annual results in June.

Moholi has 23 years experience in the ICT sector.

She first joined Telkom in 1994 where she spent 11 years, holding positions that included – group executive: regulatory affairs, managing executive: international and wholesale business, chief sales and marketing officer, and a member of the Telkom executive committee (Exco).

In 2005, she went to the Nedbank Group, then rejoined Telkom as managing director of Telkom South Africa in May 2009.

Hedberg was appointed Telkom’s acting group CEO in July last year. He took over from Reuben September, who in terms of his contract was supposed to leave in November last year, but left abruptly at the beginning of July last year. 

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