PORT ELIZABETH – MTN Group on Wednesday has announced the appointment of Yolanda Cuba as group chief digital and fintech officer, joining its group executive committee and reporting to the group CEO Rob Shuter.
Cuba will lead the group’s strategic expansion of its financial services and digital solutions efforts and transformation into a digital operator.
MTN said in a statement that Cuba had extensive telecommunications and leadership experience, coming from Vodacom, where she was chief officer of strategy and M&A.
Cuba also worked as the CEO of Vodafone Ghana for three years, which 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”, Cuba said.