Cell C welcomes industry veterans to its board of directors


Maya Makanjee and Godfrey Motsa have joined Cell C’s board.

Cell C has announced the appointment of two respected industry leaders, Maya Makanjee and Godfrey Motsa, to its board of directors.

Maya Makanjee is an experienced and in-demand independent non-executive director who has served on the boards of public and private companies as well as non-profit organisations. She serves on the boards of Datatec, Mpact, Truworths, the AIG South Africa Group, NOSA, and the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Funda Wande, and The Starfish Foundation, all of which are non-profits.

Maya holds a master’s in business leadership (MBL) from Unisa. She also completed her bachelor of commerce degree in marketing, economics and business administration at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and a bachelor of fine arts degree in dance from the University of Mumbai, India.

Godfrey has 17 years of telecom experience at MTN and Vodacom, where he drove profitability and empowered teams to achieve excellent results. Godfrey's election to Cell C's board of directors marks a new chapter in the company’s growth and strategic direction, boosting confidence in the investor community.

Godfrey previously served as the CEO of Telesure before joining the Cell C board of directors.

“We are thrilled to welcome Maya and Godfrey to our board,” said Joe Mthimunye, Cell C board chairman. “Their remarkable track records and diverse experiences will strategically guide Cell C into the future.

Maya’s stakeholder engagement expertise and Godfrey’s transformative leadership will expedite growth, solidifying our position in telecoms. This move highlights our commitment to South Africa and our dedication to delivering exceptional value to our stakeholders.”

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