MTN has appointed Benjamin Marais as its new Chief Information Officer, effective 01 March 2016.
Marais joins MTN from Discovery Health where he served in a similar role. He takes over the role from Neil Tomkinson.
Marais is a qualified engineer, with experience in the banking, health and digital space.
Marais has extensive global experience, having worked across the continent, in the United Kingdom and in the Middle East.
Mteto Nyati, Chief Executive Officer of MTN South Africa, said that the appointment of Marais is part of a strategy of attracting and retaining the best talent in the market.