Liquid Telecom South Africa appoints new CEO

SOUTH AFRICA – Liquid Telecom South Africa (LTSA) has announced the appointment of Deon Geyser as its new Chief Executive Officer effective from January 1, 2021.

Geyser will be responsible for overseeing the strategic repositioning of the company as Liquid Intelligent Technologies and the execution of the new strategic direction of providing an integrated technology capability that enables customers to transform their business through new intelligent technologies.

The Group Chief Operating Officer Mr. Ahmad Mokhles said: “We are delighted to welcome Deon to Liquid Telecom South Africa. 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 his 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.”

Liquid is a very strong company and I am truly honoured to be chosen to lead the business into the next stage of its strategic development

Deon Geyser – incoming CEO, Liquid Telecoms South Africa

Geyser holds a master’s degree in engineering management as well as bachelor’s degrees in Electronic Engineering and IT from the University of Johannesburg.

Prior to joining LTSA and in his 18-year career, he has 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 from 2014.

Commenting on his appointment, Geyser said: “Liquid is a strong company, and I am truly 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. I look forward to continue building out its growth and to unlock value for shareholders and broader stakeholders alike.”

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