Ralph Mupita

Group President and Chief Executive Officer


April 13, 2017


Board Committee Membership

Member: Nomination and Governance Committee
Member: Remuneration, Human Resources and Social and Ethics
Member: Ad hoc Committee on Public Offer
Member: Ad hoc Committee on IHS
Member: Ad hoc Committee on Payment Service Bank


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.



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


Other directorships include:

MTN Group Limited, Mobile Telephone Networks Holding (Pty) Limited, MTN International (Pty) Limited, Mobile Telephone Networks Holding (Proprietary) Limited, MTN Business Solution (Pty) Limited, MTN South Africa, MTN Nigeria Communications Plc., Irancell Telecommunications Services Company (Pty) Limited, MTN (Dubai) Limited, MTN Group Management Services (Pty) Ltd, Servico S.A.L, Fourteenth Avenue Investment Holding Limited, MTN Investments Limited, Mobile Telephone Networks NIC B.V., MTN Group FinTech BV., Principals Academy Trust, Harvard Business School Africa Advisory Board, UCT Engineering and Built Environment Advisory Board, World Economic Forum Edison Alliance, Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).