Tumi Chamayou has been appointed as MTN Group executive, enterprise business unit (EBU).
Chamayou, who has been with the EBU since 2018, when she joined as general manager for large enterprise sales, will help execute the telco’s strategy across its footprint.
Tumi is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in technology, telecommunications, and management consulting.
Before joining MTN, Tumi was a core member of Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Telecommunications, Private Equity, and Family Business Advisory practices.
Prior to Egon Zehnder, Tumi was Vice President at Ericsson Sub Saharan Africa, covering 43 countries in the region and a member of the Region’s Leadership Team. In that position she managed a large product portfolio with responsibilities that included strategy, marketing and communications, corporate and social responsibility, in addition to chairing the regional diversity and inclusion council.
Over the course of her 10-year career at Ericsson she handled a wide range of assignments across Africa, Southeast Asia and Europe. Prior to that, she acquired extensive experience in technology and strategy consulting at Accenture and Decipher, a boutique strategy consulting house based in South Africa. Tumi is also an alumni of the Ericsson Young Advisory Board, having served as a 2010/2011 member to Ericsson CEO and President Hans Vestberg and his Executive Leadership Team.
Chamayou holds an MBA from the University of the Witwatersrand and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of the Western Cape, and has extensive experience in technology, telecommunications and management consulting.