Godfrey Motsa is the Chief Executive Officer of its South Africa unit. Before he was appointed to the CEO post, he served as the VP of the SEA region at the MTN Group.
He has gained over ten years of experience in the mobile telecommunication industry. Godfrey was the CEO of Vodacom Lesotho and CEO of Vodacom DRC.
Godfrey attended the University of Switzerland where he holds a Bachelor’s Degree. He also holds an MBA from Thames Valley University.
He was a Board Member of MTN Business Solutions Namibia Pty Ltd till 2017.
Joining the MTN Group has made the company face a serious legal battle against its rival Vodacom,
The tussle started in 2016 following the appointment of Godfrey as VP of the South and East Africa.
The company, Vodacom went ahead to sue MTN Group that his appointment is a violation of a signed trade agreement between both companies.
MTN Group went ahead to defend its position and said that his appointment by the MTN operation is in the South & East region excluding SA.
They further said that Godfrey’s location in the region will comply with his restraint of trade.
The MTN South African CEO, Godfred Motsa received a total salary of R23.4 million.
The salary included a salary of R6.8 million, post-employment benefits of R770 000, other benefits of R10.1 million and bonuses of R5.6 million. According to ITWeb, Godfrey Motsa earned R18.8 million in 2017.
MTN Contact Address
- ADDRESS: 216-14th Avenue Fairland 2195 PO Box 9955 Cresta, 2118 South Africa
- PHONE: 27-11-912-3000
- WEBSITE: www.mtn.co.za
Lately, he was also the Chief Officer Consumer Business Unit at Vodacom South Africa.
He occupied the position of the Vice president of South and East Africa at the MTN Group Limited since 2016.
He also was the Chief Officer of the Consumer Business Unit at Vodacom Group Limited (2015 – 2016).
Godfrey also was the Chief Officer of Regional Operations at Vodacom Group Limited.
In 2005, Godfrey joined Vodacom South Africa and occupied the position of head of brand marketing.
He has also occupied many senior roles and positions. Some notable positions include Managing Director of Vodacom Lesotho and Vodacom Congo.