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Norman is an Econet Group Executive who is a substantive Chief executive of the Technology vertical of Econet’s TMT (Telecoms, Media and Technology) business model. In his role he leads Econet’s pan African group of technology subsidiaries called Cumii Technologies which has entrenched operations in IoT (Internet of Things), renewable energies and on-demand services. Prior to his current engagements, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Helios Tanzania and Etisalat Tanzania.
Norman has a well-rounded experience gained whilst working in various African countries which include Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania and South Africa. Having begun his career journey at Standard Chartered Bank, he moved into the telecommunications industry (Econet Wireless Zimbabwe) when GSM technology was introduced in Africa. Thereafter he moved to Celtel International as Commercial Director in Zambia before landing the job of Chief Marketing Officer in Nigeria at the same organization.
In 2011 Norman was nominated for the prestigious GTB global top 40 world telecom leaders under 40 years as a result of his work in Nigeria. In addition, his exploits in IOT have recently earned him two Titans of Influence awards (2017) on a national and regional level in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector.