Charles Molapisi is the MTN Group Chief Technology & Information Officer having been appointed from the 1st January 2019. He oversees the technology and information systems across the Group, comprising 21 operations in Africa and the Middle East. He is also a member of the GSMA Technology Group.
Charles joined MTN in 2009 and has held various senior management positions within the company, including that of CIO for MTN Nigeria and CEO of MTN Zambia. Charles was voted the “2018 CEO of the Year” award across all twenty two operating companies and under his leadership MTN Zambia was voted “The Best Operating Company the 2018”. He has worked for Telkom SA and Liberty Life prior to joining MTN.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Leadership from the University of South Africa, a post-graduate Diploma in Business Management from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of the Witwatersrand. Additionally, he has completed courses on strategy and talent with Harvard Business School, Columbia Business School and the Institute for Management Development in Switzerland.