South Africa - Vodacom recruit a dilemma for MTN
MTN is caught in a bind after poaching a top executive from rival Vodacom.
New vice-president for the South and East Africa region, Godfrey Motsa may not be able to start his job in July, as Vodacom wants a court order preventing him from joining MTN before the end of 2016 to be enforced.
In 2015, Vodacom took Motsa to court after he resigned as its chief officer for the consumer business unit to join MTN. In February, the court ruled that Motsa was bound by his contract to serve a six-month notice period, which expires at the end of June, and also a further six-month restraint of trade agreement, which prevents him from joining any company similar to Vodacom. Read the full story from BDLive here:
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