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Born on 07/04/1960 (format : day/month/year)Biography :Phuthuma Freedom Nhleko
(b. April 7,1960
), is the Group Chief Executive for MTN Group Limited
. He holds a BSc in Civil Engineering from Ohio State University and an MBA in finance from Atlanta University, and is also Chairman of Worldwide African Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (WAIH).
Phuthuma Nhleko heads the giant South African Mobile Telecomunictions company with operations spaning the entire continent and some interests in the Middle East as well.
Phuthuma Nhleko, a former engineer turned banker has been Group President and CEO at MTN since July 2002. MTN with its subscriber base running over 50 Million users, continues to be the leading operator on the continent along with the Kuwait controlled Celtel Group.
MTN is this year's exclusive sponsor of the African Cup of Nations.
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