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Ralph Mupita Profile:

Real Name: Ralph Tendai Mupita
Age: 47 yrs
Birth Place: Zimbabwe, South Africa
Birth Day: ———–
Profession: Engineer & Businessman
Companies Working: MTN Group, MTN Nigeria, Communications PLC, Rand Merchant Investment Holdings Limited & Scancom Plc
Wife: ———–

Who Is Ralph Mupita

Meet Ralph Tendai Mupita he occupies the position of Group Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director at MTN Group Ltd. and Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director at Mobile Telephone Networks Holdings Ltd. (a subsidiary of MTN Group Ltd.). Mr. Mupita is also on the board of 15 other companies.

He previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer for Old Mutual Emerging Markets Ltd.

Ralph Tendai Mupita Education

He received an MBA and an undergraduate degree from the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business.

Harvard Business School – Graduate Management Program
University of Cape Town – Bachelor’s Degree Civi Engineering
University of Cape Town – Master of Business Administratio MBA

Ralph Tendai Mupita Career In MTN

Two years into his role as MTN CFO, Ralph Mupita received four CFO Awards, including CFO of the Year, for the pivotal part he’s played in turning MTN around.

CFO South Africa met with Ralph to learn more about the man behind the strategy and the awards. What emerged was a clear picture that this engineer has turned his mind to solving problems in telecommunications, finance and the African continent.

Ralph Mupita on Wednesday 19th of August 2020 got the appointment from MTN to be its new CEO. From that moment Mupita took over the from Rob Shuter who was set to step down at the end of August.

Ralph was the group’s current chief financial officer until his new appointment, He will assume in September 2020 as the new group president of MTN.

According to MTN group chair Mcebisi Jonas who said: “Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, M&A and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward.”

Ralph Mupita’s New MTN Appointment 

“We’re pleased to announce Ralph Mupita as MTN’s group president & CEO with effect from 1 September 2020. Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, solid knowledge & background places him in an excellent position to lead the growth & sustainability of MTN Group:”

MTN Group today announced that the current group CFO of MTN Group, Ralph Mupita, has been appointed as the new group president and CEO with effect from 1 September 2020. Ralph has served as the MTN Group CFO since April 2017 and has played a critical role in the development and execution of the group’s strategy, capital allocation processes, financial performance as well as in the resolution of a number of complex regulatory matters.

MTN Group chairman Mr Mcebisi Jonas said: “After a rigorous and extensive search process, we are pleased to have appointed someone of Ralph’s calibre, experience and ability to fill the group president and CEO position. Ralph’s experience as the group CFO, strong knowledge of our businesses and markets, as well as successful background in financial services, M&A and emerging markets, place him in an excellent position to lead the growth and sustainability of the business going forward.”

Ralph is a graduate of the University of Cape Town with a degree in Engineering and an MBA. Prior to joining MTN Group, Ralph was the CEO of Old Mutual Emerging Markets for five years, a business that provided financial services to individuals and corporates across 19 countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia, managing over R1 trillion of customer assets under management at the time.

Commenting on his appointment, Ralph said: “Leading a business with MTN Group’s history, scale and socio-economic impact is a privilege and honour, and I look forward to working with the group board and executive committee in driving growth and unlocking value for shareholders and broader stakeholders.”

“MTN Group is well positioned to take advantage of the digital acceleration shifts and opportunities across our markets, and we are well placed to play an important and leading role in digital and financial inclusion of the African continent, working with our stakeholders and partners.”

The current group president and CEO, Rob Shuter, will step down from his executive responsibilities on 31 August 2020 and will thereafter support Ralph as required until the end of his fixed-term contract early next year.

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