Mariam CassimChief Officer, Vodacom Financial Services at Vodacom
Mariam was appointed as Chief Officer: Vodacom Financial Services in February 2019. Mariam joined the Vodacom Group in November 2016 serving as the Managing Executive of Financial Services. Since joining Vodacom Mariam has successfully formulated and implemented a clear Financial Services strategy with three core focus areas (Payments, Lending and Insurance) growing it to over a billion rand profit business, making it a meaningful player in the Financial Services industry in South Africa. Mariam joined the Vodacom Group from Telesure Group Services where she served as the Commercial Executive leading both the Commercial and Business Intelligence business units. Prior to her tenure at Telesure, Mariam held various roles at Thebe Investment Corporation, a leading South African BEE investment company, building a career in Corporate Finance, Debt Structuring and Synergy extraction within the portfolio of companies. Mariam is a qualified Chartered Accountant and also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business where she graduated Cum Laude.