Acting Group Chief Financial Officer

BCom – Financial Accounting, BCom (Honours) – Managerial Accounting & BCom (Honours) – Accounting

Appointed: 01 September 2020

Other directorships: Various MTN Group Opco boards

Sugentharen Perumal is currently Acting as the Group Chief Financial Officer and was previously the Chief Financial officer of MTN Iran, a position he held for over four years. On 1 June 2018, Sugentharen joined MTN Group as the Executive for Group Finance Operations and in November 2019, he was appointed as the MTNSA Acting Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to joining MTN, he was an audit director at one of South Africa’s largest audit and advisory firms, SizweNtsalubaGobodo.

Sugentharen is a highly accomplished finance professional with significant experience in strategic and operational planning and management of telecommunications companies in the Middle East and Africa. As an audit professional, he accumulated expertise and proficiency in the private sector as well as the public sector. This experience ranges over multiple industries including telecommunications, energy and utilities.

Skills, Expertise & Experience: Financial Management, audit operations and processes, project management & accounting skills.

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