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Management and Board

The Board is responsible for the stewardship and long term success of the Group.

It sets the Group’s objectives and strategic vision and oversees progress towards the delivery of the strategy including the sustainability strategy. The Board does this through oversight of management and in the process promotes and fulfils the expectations of shareholders. It is accountable to shareholders for the conduct and performance of the business. This responsibility carries with it the equally important duty of looking after the interests of employees and stakeholders.

Mr Mgqibelo Gasela

Mr Mgqibelo McDonald Gasela is an Independent Consultant and Public Policy and Regulation Specialist in the Information Communications and Technology (ICT) sector in Africa.

He has previously worked as Group Head of Regulatory Affairs at the Econet Group responsible for media licence acquisition, compliance and regulatory affairs. Prior to that he spent over 15 years at Multichoice Africa, leaving as Group Executive and Head of Regulatory Affairs in 2015.

Mgqibelo had a stint as Director of Business Development and Strategy at Vula Communications Holdings, a minority shareholder in Midi TV, the then owners of e-tv and before that, worked as Acting Head of the Monitoring and Complaints Department at the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA), the precursor to the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA).

Initially trained in the natural sciences, Mgqibelo holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Media Management from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Stellenbosch and a Postgraduate Diploma in Telecommunication and Information Policy from the University of South Africa.