Ralph Mupita

Executive Director: Group President and Chief Executive Officer

Executive Director – Group President and CEO

BSc. Engineering (Hons) (University of Cape Town); MBA (University of Cape Town); General Management Programme (Harvard Business School).


Appointed: 01 April 2017


Other directorships: Director of various companies in the MTN Group.


Skills, Expertise and Experience: Ralph Mupita is the Group President and CEO of MTN Group, a position he has held since the 1st of September 2020, having recently served as the MTN Group’s Chief Financial Officer since April 2017.


Prior to joining MTN, Ralph served as the Chief Executive Officer for Old Mutual Emerging Markets, providing financial service solutions to individuals and corporates across 19 countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia.


Ralph is a seasoned business leader with experience in engineering, construction, financial services and telecommunications. Since joining MTN, Ralph has played a pivotal role in the strengthening the Group’s financial position, strategy formulation and successful listing of the MTN Ghana, Nigeria, Rwanda and Uganda subsidiaries, as well as leading the execution of the current MTN Group strategy, Ambition 2025.