MultiChoice Group makes sweeping management changes

SOUTH AFRICA – MultiChoice Group has announced sweeping changes in its management structure following the recent resignation of Chief Executive Officer Mark Rayner.

The pay television operator has appointed Nyiko Shiburi as the new CEO of MultiChoice South Africa.

Until the appointment, Nyiko was the regional director of MultiChoice Africa, Southern Region, a role that covers nine countries.

His appointment forms part of major senior management changes announced this week.

“Nyiko is an extremely experienced leader and has successfully navigated the complexity of multiple territories and businesses, working with deeply skilled teams within the organisation as well as a multitude of stakeholders in our ecosystem,” said MultiChoice Group CEO, Calvo Mawela said  in a statement.

Similarly, Fhulufhelo Badugela who is currently the group chief people officer will take over Shiburi’s old job.

Clement O’Reilly who is the current head of total reward & operations at MultiChoice Africa will now fill the role of group chief people officer.

On the same note, Simon Camerer, currently chief customer officer has been appointed as chief operating officer of MultiChoice South Africa.

Gideon Khobane, currently CEO of SuperSport, will take up the position of group executive of general entertainment while M-Net CEO Nkateko Mabaso has been appointed as group executive of programming where he will oversee all commissioning for the group.

The new CEO of SuperSport is Marc Jury who has been promoted from head of acquisitions and marketing at SuperSport. 

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