MTN [JSE:MTN] announced on Tuesday that Philip van Dalsen, the CEO of MTN Zambia, will be leaving at the end of September.
He joined MTN in 2012 as CEO of MTN Cyprus and in January this year, he moved to MTN Zambia in the same capacity.
MTN Rwanda CEO Bart Hofker will take over the reins from Van Dalsen, effective October. Hofker is a senior commercial telecom executive with extensive experience in mobile, fixed and integrated businesses.
MTN also announced that Mitwa Kaemba Ng'ambi has been appointed as the new CEO of MTN Rwanda. She previously held the role of chief marketing officer at MTN Benin and several other roles at MTN Zambia.
According to a statement by MTN, she has a strong background in commercial and technology with a track-record of driving business strategy for growth, as well as developing high-performing teams. She also has the unique experience of leading mergers and acquisitions in the telecom industry.
CEO of MTN Cote d'Ivoire Freddy Tchala will also be leaving MTN at the end of September. Tchala has been with MTN for 17 years. MTN will make an announcement in due course regarding a successor to Tchala.