MTN Group executive joins TIP board

04 November 2022

Amith Maharaj, group technology executive at MTN Group, has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) board of directors as the company’s representative.

“MTN has been a great contributor since it joined TIP in 2016. From its leadership in several Project Groups and other TIP initiatives, including DCSG, MUST, OpenWiFi and OpenRAN, MTN is a trailblazer of open and disaggregated technologies in Africa and globally,” said Yago Tenorio, chairman of TIP and fellow and network architecture director at Vodafone Group. “MTN’s appointment to TIP’s Board of Directors further reflects the international profile of our community and we look forward to deepening our collaboration with the company and benefiting from Amith’s extensive experience on the Board.”

“I’m delighted to have joined TIP’s Board of Directors and to meaningfully contribute towards driving infrastructure solutions to advance global connectivity. As a pan-African mobile operator, we see TIP is a critical part in realising our strategic intent of leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress Forums such as TIP,” said Amith Maharaj, group technology executive, MTN Group.

Amith Maharaj has extensive experience in the telecommunications market, having worked in senior roles at Telkom, Vodacom and MTN.