South African fixed-line operator Telkom has appointed Nombulelo Moholi as the new managing director of its Telkom SA business unit. The 49-year-old Moholi will join the firm in early May.
She is an experienced telecoms executive who, after a formative career as an engineer at GEC and Siemens, joined Telkom in 1994. She spent 11 years at Telkom during which she was promoted to several senior positions, including group executive for regulatory affairs, managing executive for the international and wholesale business and finally chief sales and marketing officer and a member of the Telkom Executive Committee.
Moholi left Telkom in 2005 to join the Nedbank Group, where she has served as the chief strategy and corporate affairs officer and a member of the executive committee for just over three years. Telkom comprises three business units: the Telkom SA business unit, Telkom International and Telkom Data Centre Operations.
Moholi will lead the Telkom SA business unit, which comprises wholesale and network operations and the consumer and enterprise divisions.