Rosey Sekese the new Communications DG

Communications Department appoints Rosey Sekese as Director General

Rosey Sekese the new Communications DG

The Minister of Communications, Roy Padayachie today announced the appointment of Maboko Rosey Sekese as Director General of the Department of Communications (DoC) with effect from 1 June 2011 for a period of five (5) years.

“Sekese possesses the relevant qualifications, skills, capabilities and experience required for the position. She has worked in the Department of Communications, in the position of Deputy Director General ICT Infrastructure Development, from 2006 to date,” the DoC said in a press statement.

“She is responsible for five (5) Chief Directorates namely: 2010 Telecommunications and Broadcasting, Information Technology, Radio and Satellite Communications, ICT Infrastructure and Applications, and ICT Security.”

She also has previous technical engineering background having worked for Denel as a Group Manager for Information Technology and as a Senior Engineer at Telkom.

Rosey SekeseAt Denel Sekese was responsible for the centralisation of all the divisional IT Departments and also oversaw the implementation of a number of strategic key projects.

While working for Telkom as a Senior Manager, she was responsible for the planning of Public IP Network and the ATM networks.

After obtaining her Electrical Engineering Degree in Telecommunications from the University of Cape Town in 1994, Sekese completed a Master’s in Business Administration at the North-West University, Potchefstroom Business School. In 2007, she completed the Senior Executive Development Programme at Pretoria University

“The Minister is satisfied that a rigorous evaluation process was followed in the appointment of Ms Sekese as the Director General,” the DoC said.

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