MTN appoints Ralph Mupita as new group president and CEO
MTN Group today announced that the current group CFO of MTN Group, Ralph Mupita, has been appointed as the new group president and CEO with effect from 1 September 2020.
He will be replacing the current group president and CEO, Rob Shuter. Ralph has served as the MTN Group CFO since April 2017 and has played a critical role in the development and execution of the group’s strategy, capital allocation processes, financial performance as well as in the resolution of a number of complex regulatory matters.
“Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward,” explained MTN Group chairman Mr Mcebisi Jonas.
Commenting on his appointment, Ralph said, “Leading a business with MTN Group’s history, scale and socio-economic impact is a privilege and honour, and I look forward to working with the group board and executive committee in driving growth and unlocking value for shareholders and broader stakeholders.”Ralph is a graduate of the University of Cape Town with a degree in Engineering and an MBA.