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MTN announces appointment of new Digital and Fintech CTIO

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MTN Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Hermann Tischendorf as
our Chief Technology & Information Officer for Digital and Fintech.
“We are delighted to have a seasoned executive of Hermann’s calibre joining our
growing DigiFin team,” says MTN Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer Serigne
Dioum. “He brings the skills and experience that will accelerate innovative digital
and fintech advancements in line with our strategic intent of leading digital
solutions for Africa progress.”
Hermann joins from 4Finance Group, where he was Chief Technology Officer. He
has 30 years of experience in the financial services sector, where he has
occupied numerous senior roles. Hermann brings a solid track record of success
in directing organisational expansion, digital product development, operations
management, IT budget allocation, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

At MTN, Hermann will bring transformation and disruption to our mobile
payment platform and help improve customer engagement, experience,
acquisition and loyalty. He will also be responsible for developing new products
and services, building the nascent ecosystem and scaling up existing revenue
streams.
Hermann holds a Master of Business Administration and a Diploma with
Honours from Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Austria and studied Finance &
Banking at the Anderson School of Management, University of California Los
Angeles (UCLA). His appointment took effect on 1 December 2021
About the MTN Group
Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a leading emerging market operator with a
clear vision to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world to our customers. We
are inspired by our belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern
connected life. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South
Africa under the share code ‘MTN’. Our strategy is Ambition 2025: Leading
digital solutions for Africa’s progress.

For more information, please contact:
MTN Group Press Office | MTNGroup.PressOffice@mtn.com

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