Dimension Data’s parent company NTT has announced the appointment of Manelisa Mavuso as MD of MWeb effective 1 October.

MWeb is wholly owned by Dimension Data and is one of the first ISPs in South Africa, launched in 1997.

Having recently made the decision not to sell MWeb; Dimension Data is now focusing on strengthening and growing the business.

“Upon making our decision not to sell MWeb, we have appointed Mavuso to lead the growth of MWeb along with the great team we have in the business. I am excited that we can call from within our existing team to lead on this new journey,” says Werner Kapp, CEO of Dimension Data MEA.

Mavuso is currently the senior vice-president: marketing MEA at NTT and chief marketing officer at Dimension Data, and is part of the Middle East and Africa exco team.

He spent almost eight years at Telkom as MD: consumer services and retail, as well as MD: new businesses and value-added services.

Mavuso remains on the Dimension Data MEA Exco and will continue to oversee the MEA marketing function until a new candidate is found to fill the role.