Africa’s leading entertainment company, Multichoice Group, has created a new technology division set to be led by Nyiko Shiburi.
Nyiko has been the CEO of MultiChoice’s South African operation for the past three years. The division he will lead will house the group’s broadcast technology, enterprise business systems, and digital and streaming technology units. The division will also have a project management office, all under one umbrella.
“Nyiko Shiburi will take on the new role of group chief technology officer. He will lead all the technology divisions across MultiChoice Group,” the broadcaster said.
Nyiko Shiburi will take on the new role of group chief technology officer. He will lead all the technology divisions across MultiChoice Group,” the broadcaster said.
“Nyiko has extensive leadership experience in the technology space having grown within the MultiChoice ranks from senior manager for broadcast engineering and group GM for the broadcast technology division,” said MultiChoice Group CEO Calvo Mawela in a statement.
“His technology background and experience, together with his commercial experience from having run South Africa and the southern region, places him in good stead to lead this new division and deliver the best technology to achieve our goals,” Mawela added.
Meanwhile, current SuperSport CEO Marc Jury has been appointed as Shiburi’s replacement at MultiChoice South Africa. Rendani Ramohva, who heads marketing and commercial at SuperSport, has been named CEO designate of the sports broadcaster.
During a 12-month transition period, Ramohva will report into Teix Texeira, who has been appointed as interim CEO of SuperSport. Texeira is chief content officer for SuperSport.