MultiChoice Group is pleased to announce several exciting leadership changes from 1 December 2020. The changes will consolidate the business’s strong focus on ensuring its position as Africa’s number one video entertainment company, with customers at the heart of everything.
Nyiko Shiburi has been appointed the new CEO of MultiChoice South Africa (MCSA). Until now, Nyiko has been the Regional Director of MultiChoice Africa: Southern Region — a role that spans nine countries.
“Nyiko is an extremely experienced leader and has successfully navigated the complexity of multiple territories and businesses, working with deeply skilled teams within the organisation as well as a multitude of stakeholders in our ecosystem,” comments MultiChoice Group CEO, Calvo Mawela.
As the new CEO of MCSA, Nyiko will further drive the growth and momentum of the South African business based on the differentiated offering which resonates strongly with customers.
Fhulufhelo Badugela will assume the role of Regional Director of MultiChoice Africa: Southern Region, taking over from Nyiko Shiburi. Her current role as Group Chief People Officer will be taken over by Clement O’Reilly, who is presently Head of Total Reward & Operations: MultiChoice Africa. Simon Camerer, currently Chief Customer Officer, has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer for MCSA.
Another experienced executive in the group, Gideon Khobane, currently CEO of SuperSport, will take up the position of Group Executive: General Entertainment. To ensure the group’s strategy to increase local programming across the continent is realised, M-Net CEO Nkateko Mabaso has been appointed as Group Executive: Programming, where he will oversee all commissioning for the group. The new CEO of SuperSport is Marc Jury, who was promoted from Head of Acquisitions and Marketing at SuperSport.
“To gear up for an exciting future and optimise our performance, we need to continuously innovate, transform and reorganise ourselves structurally. I am proud that we have some of the best minds in our business to do this, and I would like to wish Nyiko, Simon, Fhulu, Clement, Gideon, Nkateko and Marc well in their new roles and look forward to celebrating their achievements in their new portfolios,” concludes Mawela.