MTN Group appoints Marina Madale sustainability exec
Marina Madale has been named group executive: sustainability and shared value of MTN Group, starting September.
Madale previously worked as the group's general manager: sustainability and shared value.
The company announced her appointment today, stating that in her new role, she would be responsible for setting the strategic direction for the management of sustainability and shared value, as well as foundation work across MTN Group markets.
Nompilo Morafo, MTN Group chief sustainability and corporate affairs officer, said: "Marina's deep understanding of sustainability and shared value has been a cornerstone in aligning MTN's commitments and programmes with global best practices with African realities. As we continue to navigate an evolving landscape, Marina's leadership will be pivotal in fulfilling our promise to stakeholders and communities alike."
MTN stated that Madale has considerable experience in a number of sectors, including oil and gas, energy, banking, and property development in countries such as Qatar, Mozambique, Botswana, Gabon, South Africa, and Australia.
Madale holds a Master’s degree in Communications from Bond University, Australia, and a Bachelor of Social Science Degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.