Saturday, March 24, 2018

Tebogo Leshope appointed as new COO at parastatal signal distributor, Sentech.

Tebogo Leshope has been appointed as the new chief operating officer (COO) at South Africa's parastatal signal distributor, Sentech.

Tebogo Leshope has been with the state-owned company for 19 years. Sentech does broadcasting signal distribution in South Africa for for instance the South African public broadcaster, the SABC, that owes Sentech hundreds of millions of rands in arrear payments.

In a statement announcing Tebogo Leshope's appointment, Sentech says he possesses telecommunications experience, with proven leadership capabilities on highly complex operations and telecommunications projects and that he has managed complex technology projects, developed technology operating models and led operations.

Tebogo Leshope is qualified in electrical engineering, with a Bachelor of Technology from University of Johannesburg, Project Management from Unisa and is a registered professional with the Engineering Council of South Africa, South African Institute of Electrical Engineers and the Institute of Directors Southern Africa.

"As Tebogo Leshope takes on the COO responsibilities, we are positive that he will provide Sentech with core operations leadership, driving operational excellence, business growth and migration of core platforms to digital," says Mlamli Booi, Sentech CEO.