South Africa’s first converged telecommunications network operator, Liquid Telecom South Africa has announced it has appointed Deon Geyser as its new CEO.
Starting from January 2021, Geyser will be accountable for managing the strategic transposing of the company as Liquid Intelligent Technologies and the implementation of the new planned direction of providing an integrated technology capability that enables customers to transform their business through new intelligent technologies.
The group Chief Operating Officer Ahmad Mokhles said Liquid Telecom South Africa is delighted to welcome Geyser to the company and elaborated on his experience.
“He is a proven leader and his strong knowledge of both the local market and the continent, extensive management experience in both the public and private sector and the track records in digital transformation makes him ideally placed to continue Liquid’s next chapter of growth and sustainability, as well as to achieve its successful repositioning,” Mokhles said.
Deon Geyser holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering management and Bachelor’s Degrees in Electronic Engineering and IT from the University of Johannesburg.
Before joining LTSA, and in his 18-year career, Geyser held senior management positions at Siemens and Millicom International Cellular (Tigo). His most recent position being that of Head of Southern Africa and Vodafone Africa for Nokia since 2014.
Geyser said he was honoured to be chosen to lead the business into the next stage of its strategic development. “Liquid has a ground-breaking view on transforming business through technology, supported by a strong and talented team, a solid customer base and an exciting customer value proposition,” Geyser stated.
“I look forward to continue building out its growth and to unlock value for shareholders and broader stakeholders alike,” he added.
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