Naspers has announced the executive leadership team for the new MultiChoice Group.
The company announced the following appointments in a statement:
- Chief Executive Officer – Calvo Mawela
- Chief Financial Officer – Tim Jacobs
- Chief Operating Officer – Brand de Villiers
- Executive Chairman – Imtiaz Patel
Naspers said these appointments will be effective from 1 November 2018.
MultiChoice Group is expected to be listed on the JSE in the first half of 2019 and will include MultiChoice South Africa, MultiChoice Africa, Showmax Africa, and Irdeto.
Naspers said the company will be the leading video entertainment business in Africa.
“MultiChoice Group has an unmatched selection of leading international and local content, a world-class sports offering, and a track record of operating at the leading edge of technology,” Naspers said.