Zafar 'Zaf' Mahomed will be taking over from Tyrone Soondarjee as the CFO at Cell C.
The announcement of Zaf’s appointment, with effect from the beginning of December 2018, followed the resignation of previous CFO Tyrone Soondarjee in May, after less than a year as CFO.
Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos said that they are pleased to welcome Zaf Mahomed to to the mobile telecommunications company:
“He brings extensive financial, management and business experience to the role and we look forward to adding his expertise to Cell C’s leadership team. He has broad strategic insight, which I am confident will be put to great use in the next phase of our journey as a business.”
Jose adds that Zaf’s passion for mentorship and coaching is positive skill that Cell C welcomes. “I know that those that will work closely with him will value the chance to learn and grow from his experience.”
Zaf has two decades of finance and business experience having worked in several multinational and listed organisations from a range of industries, including manufacturing, retail, financial services, real estate, medical, hospital, mining and FMCG.
Zaf commented on his appointment, saying:
“Telecommunications is a fast-paced and exciting industry and I look forward to joining the team at Cell C and putting my skills to work in such a vibrant and interesting business.”