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MTN appoints new Chief Technology & Information Officer for Digital and Fintech

Accra, Dec. 10, GNA – MTN Ghana has appointed Mr Hermann Tischendorf as its Chief Technology & Information Officer for Digital and Fintech.

“We are delighted to have a seasoned executive of Hermann’s calibre joining our growing DigiFin team,” Mr Serigne Dioum, MTN Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer, has said.

A statement issued in Accra by the MTN Group said, “He brings the skills and experience that will accelerate innovative digital and fintech advancements in line with our strategic intent of leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.”

Mr Tischendorf joins MTN from 4Finance Group, where he was Chief Technology Officer.

He has 30 years of experience in the financial services sector, where he occupied numerous senior roles.

Mr Tischendorf brings a solid track record of success in directing organisational expansion, digital product development, operations management, IT budget allocation, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

The statement said at MTN, Mr Tischendorf would bring transformation and disruption to their mobile payment platform and help improve customer engagement, experience, acquisition, and loyalty.

“He will also be responsible for developing new products and services, building the nascent ecosystem, and scaling up existing revenue streams,” it said.

Mr Tischendorf holds a Master of Business Administration and a Diploma with Honours from Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Austria and studied Finance & Banking at the Anderson School of Management, University of California Los Angeles.

His appointment took effect on 1 December 2021.

Source: Ghana News Agency

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