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Joseph Hundah

CEO at Econet Media


Joseph Hundah is a seasoned media and finance executive with over 20 years’ experience both on the continent and the globe and the CEO of Econet Media. His previous roles include Managing Director of Multichoice, Nigeria; Operations Director for M-Net, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Chief Financial officer for M-Net and Super Sport International Holdings Limited and General Manager Finance at the South African Broadcasting Corporation.

Through his leadership and experience, the organizations that he has worked with have experienced unprecedented levels of growth and expansion including entrance into new markets. Hundah was instrumental in the launch of MNet Africa, including their East and West Africa hubs. He also developed content including IDOLS East Africa, IDOLS West Africa and Big Brother Africa. These formed part of the first multi-country reality shows in the world.

Hundah is passionate about media development in Africa. He achieves results by strategically locating the opportunities and resources needed to continue to develop media technology and content that is locally relevant and globally competitive. He has an excellent understanding of the regulatory and general business landscape and has strengths in strategy formulation, implementation and management.

He is also passionate about mentoring and developing young talent in the media space in Africa and has assisted many entrepreneurs in developing their businesses in this space.

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