William Mzimba, who has helped to grow Vodacom’s enterprise business over the past five years, will retire from the company at the end of September.
- Vodacom’s enterprise business has become an area of growth for the company due to businesses moving their operations online.
- Vodacom has yet to announce a successor to Mzimba.
- Mzimba’s departure comes at a time when Vodacom has been investing heavily in its network and infrastructure to expand its business offerings.
- Vodacom recently announced a R500 million ($34 million) network investment for the Eastern Cape region to improve network coverage and speed.
- Vodacom’s enterprise business has been a key focus for the company as it seeks to diversify its revenue streams beyond traditional mobile services.
- Vodacom has been expanding its enterprise services beyond South Africa, with a recent partnership agreement with Safaricom in Kenya to offer joint enterprise services across East Africa.
- Mzimba’s departure comes as Vodacom’s CEO Shameel Joosub has been pushing for the company to become “the leading digital company in Africa,” with a focus on expanding its enterprise offerings and investing in new technologies such as 5G.