Telkom appoints Serame Taukobong as group CEO designate

4th August 2021 By: Natasha Odendaal - Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor

Telecommunications group Telkom has appointed Serame Taukobong as group CEO designate with effect from October 1, 2021.

“Taukobong is a seasoned executive, with deep experience in the information and communication technology sector in South Africa and the continent,” said Telkom chairperson Sello Moloko, adding that he was pleased that its extensive search process confirmed the calibre of Telkom’s people.

“His appointment of Taukobong ensures continuity of our value unlock strategy,” said Moloko.

Taukobong will assume the role of group CEO following Sipho Maseko’s official exit on June 30, 2022.

“Having worked under Sipho Maseko’s leadership for three years, I know I will be taking over a solid business with a capable and committed team,” Taukobong said.

“The team and I are conscious of the challenges that lie ahead and are committed to attracting and retaining the best people, winning in the market place and delivering value for shareholders,” he concluded.