Cell C has announced the appointment of Zafar ‘Zaf’ Mahomed as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Photo: Supplied

DURBAN - Cell C has announced the appointment of Zafar ‘Zaf’ Mahomed as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.

Cell C Chief Executive, Jose Dos Santos said, "We are pleased to welcome Zaf Mahomed to Cell C. He brings extensive financial, management and business experience to the role and we look forward to adding his expertise to Cell C’s leadership team".

The new CFO has more than 20 years of finance and business experience having worked in several multinational and listed organisations from a cross section of industries including; manufacturing, retail, financial services amongst others. 

Before joining Cell C, Mahomed was Chief Financial Officer for McDonald’s South Africa. He also held financial executive roles at companies like Ellerines Holdings, Johnson & Johnson and Tongaat Hulett. He has also held various directorships.

Mahomed holds a Masters in Business Leadership from UNISA and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. 

He also has his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Natal and an Honours degree in Accounting from UNISA.

Mohamed said, "Telecommunications is a fast-paced and exciting industry and I look forward to joining the team at Cell C and putting my skills to work in such a vibrant and interesting business". 

Mahomed will commence his role as Chief Financial Officer at Cell C at the beginning of December 2018.

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