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Shameel Joosub

Shameel Joosub

Shameel has a Bachelor of Accounting Science degree from the University of South Africa, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Southern Queensland. He also completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard University. He has held various senior positions in Vodacom since 1998 including Managing Director and CEO, a position which he has held since 2012.

Chief Executive Officer
Vodacom Group Limited

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Shameel joined Vodacom in 1994 and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer at Vodacom Group Limited, a position he has held since 2012. He has extensive telco experience having operated at a senior level in various companies across the group for the last 22 years, including Managing Director at Vodacom South Africa and Chief Executive Officer at Vodafone Spain. Shameel holds board positions at Vodacom Group Limited, Safaricom Plc, and a number of subsidiary boards across the group. Shameel served on the Vodacom Group Board from 2000 until March 2011, when he was seconded to Vodafone Spain as CEO. He was re-appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in September 2012 after his return from Spain. Shameel also sits on the board of Business Leadership South Africa. He was appointed to the Vodafone Group Exco in April 2020.

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