23 Jul - 2 min read

Telkom Group Chief Executive Officer to step down on 30 June 2022

Telkom Group Chief Executive Officer to step down on 30 June 2022

Telkom SA SOC Limited
Registration number 1991/005476/30)
JSE share code: TKG
JSE bond code: BITEL
ISIN: ZAE000044897
("Telkom" or “the Group”)

Telkom Group Chief Executive Officer to step down on 30 June 2022

Shareholders are advised that Mr. Sipho Maseko will step down as the Group Chief Executive Officer
(“Group CEO”) and executive director of Telkom and its subsidiaries on 30 June 2022.

The process to appoint a successor is well underway and a designate Group Chief Executive Officer
(“GCEO”) will be announced in the not too distant future. Sipho would, for the remainder of his tenure,
ensure the incoming Group Chief Executive Officer designate’s orderly transition into the role.

Sipho joined Telkom on 1 April 2013 at a time when the organisation faced severe challenges. During his
eight-year tenure, he turned the business around and evolved it from a traditional fixed business to a
portfolio of businesses which comprises the Mobile, IT, Wholesale infrastructure business and the Masts
and Tower portfolio.

Under his leadership, the Group has had many remarkable strategic achievements in its execution of its
broadband led strategy which are reflected in the Group’s current healthy position. The Mobile business
grew to become the third largest mobile business in South Africa with more than 15 million customers
generating R20 billion revenue. Fibre footprint was expanded and the fixed customer base was migrated
to new technologies (fibre and LTE). To date, the number of homes connected with fibre exceeds the
number of homes connected with copper. The Group diversified the revenue pool acquiring an IT business
and commercialised under-utilised infrastructure assets such as Masts and Towers and Data Centres.

The Board would like to thank Sipho for his exemplary leadership, his contribution to Telkom and its
shareholders and looks forward to further value enhancement during his remaining term.

Centurion
23 July 2021

Sponsor
Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking, a division of Nedbank Limited

Date: 23-07-2021 07:30:00
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