Communications solutions provider Liquid Telecom South Africa has appointed Deon Geyser as CEO, effective January 1, 2021.
Geyser, who is currently head of Nokia Southern Africa and Vodafone Africa and has held senior management positions at Siemens and Millicom International Cellular, holds a master’s degree in engineering management, as well as bachelor’s degrees in electronic engineering and information technology from the University of Johannesburg.
Geyser will be responsible for overseeing the strategic repositioning of the company as Liquid Intelligent Technologies and the execution of the new strategic direction of providing an integrated technology capability that enables customers to transform their business through new intelligent technologies.
“We are delighted to welcome Deon to Liquid Telecom South Africa. He is a proven leader and his strong knowledge of both the local market and the continent, extensive management experience in both the public and private sector and the track records in digital transformation makes him ideally placed to continue Liquid’s next chapter of growth and sustainability, as well as to achieve its successful repositioning,” said Liquid Group COO Ahmad Mokhles.
“Liquid has a ground-breaking view on transforming business through technology, supported by a strong and talented team, a solid customer base and an exciting customer value proposition. I look forward to continue building out its growth and to unlock value for shareholders and broader stakeholders alike,” Geyser concluded.