In a recent announcement, MTN SA has disclosed the announcement of two new executives. Firstly, there is Michele Gamberini who is going to take the position of the new Chief Technology and Information Officer (CTIO). Their appointment will come into effect from 1 February 2022. Secondly, Megan Nicholas is now going to serve as the MD of MTN Supersonic, effective 01 January 2022.
“Having worked in Italy, Spain, Greece and supported Brazilian technological choices, Gamberini had the unique experience of preparing the network evolution ahead of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. He holds a master’s degree in electronics engineering.”Online Statement by MTN
“MTN SA has established itself as the benchmark for what network quality should be while also driving massive and compelling enhancements in the IT space. As we work toward our Ambition2025 strategy which is anchored on building the largest and most valuable platform business, I believe that Gamberini’s wealth of experience will have a notable contribution towards enhancing our technology functions as well as providing a network that is second to none to all South Africans.”Charles Molapisi, CEO, MTN SA
“I am delighted to be joining such a high-performing business and a team within the technology and information systems environment that have proven themselves to be amongst the best in the world.
I am most looking forward to continuing and growing the exceptional work the MTN network team has delivered over the years.”Michele Gamberini, Chief Technology and Information Officer, MTN SA
“Residential broadband delivery is a critical strategic focus, as we work to bring our superior network and service into more of our customer’s homes. This battle for the home market needs a leader of Megan’s caliber, expertise and experience.
As part of our ongoing commitment to grow our Supersonic business in this ever-changing environment, we consider this appointment as one of the strategic levers. Megan’s extensive experience across the broadband sector is recognised as a vital driver to achieve our growth ambitions in this highly innovative space.”Charles Molapisi, CEO, MTN SA
“I am very excited to be leading the execution against our 2025 strategy to ‘own the home’, and I believe that Supersonic is an important contributor to achieving that ambition,” said Nicholas.Megan Nicholas, MD, MTN Supersonic
“With Megan’s strong determination and dedication, and her ability to build high-performance teams, we are confident that her leadership will not only boost the performance of our Supersonic business, but also move us even closer to realising our ambition and vision.”Charles Molapisi, CEO, MTN SA