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Multichoice South Africa restructures, CEO steps down

The CEO of MultiChoice South Africa, Collins Khumalo, has decided to take “time out” after 17 years with company, according to the pay TV operator. 

MultiChoice said that with the departure, its South African business will now report directly to Imtiaz Patel, Group CEO, MultiChoice South Africa, and announced a number of other structural changes.

DStv Mobile and DStv Online will be merged into a single unit with immediate effect, with the new entity to be headed up by John Kotsaftis, current CEO of DStv Online.

Mark Rayner, the current head of DStv Mobile, becomes Chief Operating Officer of MultiChoice South Africa, reporting to Imtiaz Patel.

Meanwhile the position of Stakeholder and Regulatory affairs: Multichoice South Africa Group has been filled by company exec Calvo Mawela.

“We thank Collins for his sterling service to the group and wish him well into the future. I would like to congratulate Mark Rayner, John Kotsaftis and Calvo Mawela on their new roles within the Group,” said Patel.