TURNAROUND MAESTRO?

10 things about CEO Serame Taukobong, who wants Telkom to punch above its weight

By Xolisa Phillip, in Johannesburg

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Posted on June 26, 2023 08:59

 © Telkom CEO Serame Taukobong (photo: supplied)
Telkom CEO Serame Taukobong (photo: supplied)

Telkom CEO Serame Taukobong has big plans for the troubled company to rise to prominence and compete with telecom heavyweights in South Africa.

He has conceded that the group’s leadership made tough calls in 2023 as post-tax profit slumped 86.9% and the company burnt through almost R1bn ($54m) to counter load-shedding.  

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