Alan Knott-Craig (Senior) is the chief executive officer of Cell C, a position he has held since 1 April 2012.
Previously Knott-Craig served as CEO of Vodacom (Proprietary) Limited since 1993 and Chief Executive Officer of Vodacom Group (Pty) Ltd since October 1996.
Prior to 1993, Mr Knott-Craig was Senior General Manager of Mobile Communications at Telkom until 1993, when he left to form Vodacom.
Mr Knott-Craig is also a director of the following other companies within the Vodacom Group: Vodacom (Proprietary) Limited, Vodacom Service Provider Company (Proprietary) Limited and Vodacom International Holdings (Proprietary) Limited.
Mr Knott-Craig holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering cum laude from the University of Cape Town and a Master of Business Leadership degree from the University of South Africa. He was inducted as one of the eight Gold Members of the GSM Association's 2001 inaugural 'Roll of Honour' for his contribution to bringing mobile telephone to Africa's masses. He serves as a Commissioner on the Presidential National Commission on Information Society and Development for ICTs.