October 27, 2016 9:21 PM ET

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Company Overview of MTN South Africa

Company Overview

MTN South Africa is a mobile network operator in South Africa. It provides news, sports, and event-related information to its consumers. The company also offers customer services in the telecommunications industry. In addition, it provides Steppa tablet that offers Internet to students, learners, and entrepreneurs. Further, the company provides Music+, a platform that offers its users with the ability to simultaneously stream and download music and videos offline. MTN South Africa sells its services through formal and informal outlets, such as service centers; and Steppa tablet through retail stores. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in South Africa. MTN South Africa operates as a...


South Africa

Founded in 1994


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Key Executives for MTN South Africa

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 51
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director
Age: 60
Group Chief Strategy Officer
Age: 59
Chief Consumer Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

MTN South Africa Key Developments

MTN SA Appoints Enzo Scarcella as New Chief Operating Officer, Effective December 1, 2016

MTN SA has appointed Enzo Scarcella as its new chief operating officer. He will join the company on 1 December. Before he agreed to assume the COO role at MTN SA, Scarcella was chief marketing officer at Telkom, a designation he has filled since November 2013. Prior to that, he was managing executive of marketing at Vodacom. According to MTN, Scarcella has extensive brand and marketing experience, and has worked in the broadcasting, retail and fast-moving goods industries. Scarcella served as brand manager for South African Breweries and Guinness in the UK, and worked at Edcon as strategy and marketing executive. He was also marketing executive at MNet.

MTN South Africa Provides Earnings Guidance for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2016

MTN South Africa provided earnings guidance for the six months ended 30 June 2016. The company is expected to report a decline in the earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) margin, impacted by the marked increase in handsets sold during half year of 2016.

MTN South Africa Announces Board Appointments

MTN announced the appointment to the board of MTN South Africa. Mike Harper, Lerato Phalatse, Mike Bosman and Trudy Makhaya appointed as additional directors of the company.

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