Liquid Telecom South Africa appoints Deon Geyser as new CEO

Deon Geyser has been appointed as the CEO of Liquid Telecom SA with effect from 1 January 2021.

Liquid Telecom South Africa has announced the appointment of Deon Geyser as its new CEO with effect from 1 January 2021.

Deon holds a master’s degree in engineering management as well as a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering and IT from the University of Johannesburg. Prior to joining Liquid Telecom SA, Deon held senior management positions at Siemens and Millicom International Cellular, his most recent position being that of head of Southern Africa and Vodafone Africa for Nokia since 2014.

Commenting on his appointment, Deon said:

“Liquid is a very strong company and I am truly honoured to be chosen to lead the business into the next stage of its strategic development. 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 continuing building out its growth and to unlock value for shareholders and broader stakeholders alike.”

According to a statement by the company, Deon will be responsible for overseeing the strategic repositioning of the company as Liquid Intelligent Technologies and the execution of the company’s new strategic direction.

Liquid Telecom group COO Ahmad Mokhles said: “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 his track record in digital transformation make him ideally placed to continue Liquid’s next chapter of growth and sustainability, as well as to achieve its successful repositioning.”