Vodacom Tanzania appoints Sitholizwe Mdlalose as a Non-Executive Director

By Published On: July 1st, 2022Categories: Corporate announcement

The Company announced on 10 May 2022 that Sitholizwe Mdlalose, the Company’s Managing Director will be stepping down on 1 July 2022 following his reassignment to Vodacom Group’s South Africa operation as the Managing Director. His contribution as the outgoing MD has been invaluable in focusing the organization on strong pillars of growth and expansion. On the back of that success, the Board is pleased to announce that Sitholizwe Mdlalose will join Vodacom’s Board as a Non-Executive Director effective 1 July 2022 taking over from Dejan Kastelic who will resign on 1 July 2022.

The Board takes this opportunity to thank Dejan Kastelic for his contribution to the Board and to congratulate Mr Mdlalose on his appointment and look forward to his service on the Board.

Vacancy for independent Non-Executive Director

The Board takes this opportunity to thank Ms Winnie Ouko who resigned on 11 May 2022 for her significant contribution to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director since 2017 when the company got listed.

Vodacom is looking for a dynamic and visionary leader to fill this position.


  • A holder of a bachelor’s degree in any marketing, actuarial science, economics, law, ICT, engineering, human resources, or related field. A postgraduate qualification in a business-related field will be an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years’ experience as a director of a medium to large size company;
  • More than 5 years’ experience as a board member and of a board committee. Board leadership experience with a listed company would be an added advantage;
  • Have a thorough understanding of regulatory compliance, board management, and demonstrable commercial and investment acumen;
  • A highly networked individual with the ability to build and maintain relationships beneficial to the organization;
  • Not involved in any kind of activity or relationships that could even remotely constitute a material conflict of interest to serve as an independent director.

Key Responsibilities

  • Appointment of the Managing Director and Finance Director;
  • Effective oversight of Vodacom Tanzania’s strategic direction;
  • Approving major capital projects, acquisitions or divestitures;
  • Exercising objective judgment on Vodacom Tanzania’s business affairs, independent from the management;
  • Ensuring that appropriate governance structures, policies and procedures are in place;
  • Ensuring the effectiveness of Vodacom Tanzania’s internal controls;
  • Reviewing and evaluating Vodacom Tanzania’s risks;
  • Approving the annual budget and operating plan;
  • Approving the consolidated annual and interim financial results as well as all communications to shareholders;
  • Approving the senior management structure, responsibilities and succession plans; and Information and technology governance.

If you believe you meet the relevant criteria for this role, please submit your application, copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your detailed curriculum vitae, clearly quoting the relevant reference number VTPL-NED-06/2022

To apply, kindly log onto our service provider e-recruitment platform via https://apply.workable.com/deloitte-eastafrica Applications deadline is 8th July 2022. All applications MUST be submitted through the e-recruitment portal to be considered.

Vodacom Tanzania Limited (VODA.tz)

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