Michele Gamberini resigns from MTN South Africa

08 September 2023

MTN South Africa chief technology and information officer Michele Gamberini has resigned.

“MTN SA can confirm the resignation of chief technology and information officer, Michele Gamberini, who has exited MTN to pursue an opportunity that allows him to be closer to his family in Italy,” said MTN SA’s sustainability and corporate affairs chief Jacqui O’Sullivan.

Following Gamberini’s departure, the MTN SA CTIO role has been split into two offices.

“We are delighted to have a long-time MTNer, Rami Farah, join us in South Africa as our new chief technology officer,” said O’Sullivan. “Rami has been with the Group since 2001 and has served as CTO in multiple geographies including MTN Liberia, MTN Rwanda, MTN Uganda and recently MTN Iran, where he managed over 16,000 sites.”

O’Sullivan said Farah had spearheaded MTN SA’s power resilience project for the past eight months.

Meanwhile, Nomthi Nelwamondo was appointed MTN SA’s new executive for information technology, effective from 1 May 2023.

“Nomthi has joined us from Assupol Holdings Limited, where she served as the Chief Information Officer,” said O’Sullivan.