Telkom SA appoints new GCEO

In South Africa, the Telkom Board has announced the appointment of telecommunications executive Sipho Maseko as Group Chief Executive Officer and executive director of Telkom Group with effect from 1 April 2013.

Airtel Appoints Charity Chanda Lumpa As First Female MD In Africa

Leading telecommunications provider, Bharti Airtel has announced the appointment of Ms. Charity Chanda Lumpa as Managing Director (MD) of Airtel’s operation in Zambia with effect from May 1st 2013.

Speaking on the appointment, George Sokota, Chairman of Airtel’s operation in Zambia said, “I am delighted at Charity’s appointment, which is in line with Airtel’s stated philosophy of promoting local talent in Africa. ”

“She has an exceptional track record of accomplishments at top management level in private, public and international organizations and I am confident that with her rich experience she will grow the organization from strength to strength”, he added.