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Simo Mkhize
CCO at Cell C

Profile

Simo Mkhize joined Cell C as the Chief Commercial Officer on 1 April 2020. His career of 23 years in the Telecoms industry, which includes about 5 years at Cell C previously, spans across South Africa, Europe and rest of Africa. This encompasses extensive technical and commercial experience in organisations such as Cisco, Vodacom and MTN SA. Simo has had senior roles in MTN SA, having spent the last 13 years in various Commercial Executive roles in Sales and Distribution, Consumer Marketing and Enterprise Business in all but one of South Africa’s major Network Operators as well as multinational OEMs.

He holds an MBA from Milpark Business School, a Post Graduate Diploma in Telecoms from BPI College, Austria, and a BSc (Electrical Engineering) degree from Wits. Simo has lectured at Milpark Business School and guest lectured executive education and MBA students at the Gordon Institute of Business Science. Simo leads a critical commercial focus in Cell C to deliver on the customer first approach and driving future growth for a challenger brand driven by customer centricity to innovate focused product and services, offer a superior customer experience and changing the lives of our customers.