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Vodacom appoints Peter Malebye to head up IOT Africa silo

Vodacom appoints Peter Malebye to head up IOT Africa silo

Vodacom Group has appointed Peter Malebye as Managing Executive for IOT Africa Vodacom Group Business.

According to a statement by the company, Peter replaces Deon Liebenberg who left Vodacom a few months ago.

"Peter will report into Vodacom Group Business Chief Enterprise Officer, William Mzimba and will form part of the Vodacom Business executive committee. He will be responsible for driving thought leadership, strategic direction, business development and the sustained growth of Vodacom's IOT business across the continent," reads the statement.

Mzimba said: "Peter is has established himself as a thought leader in IOT in South Africa and brings to Vodacom a range of industry experience that will be beneficial to the business and its clients."

Malebye said: "I join Vodacom at a particularly exciting time for the business as it is focused on delivering exponential change through technology for customers and clients. The IoT capability will be a significant enabler in ensuring that the country participates fully in the fourth industrial revolution. Vodacom Business has established itself as a leader in the IoT market and I look forward to being part of the journey that will see the delivery of compelling vertical industry platform solutions to clients."

Having qualified as an electrical engineer in 1998, Malebye started his career in telecommunications at Alcatel in 199.

He holds a Bachelor Electrical Engineering and GDE (Industrial Engineering from Wits University).

Previous positions include Managing Executive responsible for Industrial/Commercial IOT and Operational Technology commercialisation at BCX almost 20 years of experience spanning various industries, including telecommunications.

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