Yolanda Cuba joins MTN |Business Day Ghana

MTN Group on
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 announced the appointment of Yolanda Cuba as its Group
Chief Digital and Fintech Officer.

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Yolanda joins the
MTN Group Executive Committee and will be reporting to the Group CEO Rob
Shuter. In this role, Yolanda is expected to lead the Group’s strategic
expansion of its financial services and digital solutions efforts and
transformation into a digital operator.

Yolanda brings
extensive telecommunications and leadership experience to MTN Group. She joins
MTN Group from Vodacom, where she served as Chief Officer of Strategy and
M&A.

She was
previously the CEO of Vodafone Ghana for a three-year period, a role that saw
her named Telecom CEO of the Year in 2018.

“This role gives
me the opportunity to drive digital innovation and financial inclusion across
the Group’s vast footprint. I’m really looking forward to the new challenge and
being part of the MTN leadership team”, said Yolanda.

Rob Shuter said,
“We are very pleased to bring an executive of Yolanda’s calibre into MTN Group.
Yolanda is a highly qualified and experienced executive, with a unique
combination of operational telecommunications experience as well as finance,
financial services and digital skills. I am confident that Yolanda’s leadership
will place us in good stead as we intensify our efforts to build a digital
ecosystem and scale our fintech offering across our markets”.

Under Yolanda’s
leadership, MTN will continue to progressively grow the fintech and digital
opportunities in Africa as we see these areas as major drivers of our BRIGHT
growth strategy. Yolanda’s start date will be communicated in due course.

CBN

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