MTN CEO and president Rob Shuter to step down in 2021

Rob has been instrumental in establishing and communicating a clear vision and strategy for MTN.

MTN Group has announced that its president and CEO Rob Shuter will be stepping down at the end of his fixed four-year contract in March 2021. 

In a statement released by the company, MTN chairman Mcebisi Jonas said: 

“Under his leadership, significant progress has been made, including establishing and effectively communicating a clear vision and strategy, driving the resolution of a number of complex matters and delivering significant improvements in transformation, operational performance and staff morale.”

Rob joined MTN in 2017 and has worked closely with the group’s CFO and 2019 CFO of the Year Award winner Ralph Mupita

Before joining MTN he was in charge of some of Vodafone’s European operations and has also served as CFO of Vodacom in South Africa. 

Mcebisi said that MTN expects to appoint a new CEO during 2020.