Outgoing ICASA CEO lands top role at MTN Group

Outgoing ICASA CEO lands top role at MTN Group
Willington Ngwepe, Chief of Staff, in the office of the Group President and Chief Executive Officer

MTN Group has announced the appointment of Willington Ngwepe to the new post of Chief of Staff in the office of the Group President and Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 October 2022.

According to a statement, Ngwepe joins from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), where he has spent the last five years as CEO. Prior to that, he was ICASA’s Chief Operating Officer.

Commenting on the appointment, MTN Group President and CEO Ralph Mupita said, “Willington brings with him extensive leadership, technology and regulatory experience that will be invaluable as we execute on our strategic intent of leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.”

 “We welcome him to the MTN Group, where his focus will be on providing advisory, strategic and operational support on specific matters driven directly from the GCEO office.”

Ngwepe has a LLB and LLM (Communication Law) from the University of the Witwatersrand, and an LLM (Tax Law) from the University of South Africa.