Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos is stepping down from his position to take up a new role, the company has announced.
“The board of Cell C would like to announce that Jose Dos Santos will step down as Cell C’s Chief Executive Officer effective 1 March 2019,” said the company.
“Dos Santos will take up a role as a consultant offering strategic advice to the chairman of the Cell C board. In this role, he will be involved in the delivery of Cell C’s strategic intent, which includes the reshaping of Cell C’s debt to ensure the company’s continued sustainability.”
“We would like to thank Jose for his tireless work over the past six years, of which five of those have been at the helm of this company.”
Cell C Chairman Kuben Pillay said an interim CEO will be announced shortly, until such time as a permanent appointment is announced.
“Cell C has a very experienced leadership team that will continue to execute on the company’s business plan,” said Pillay.