Magnus Mchunguzi

Director, Kwanza Group

Membership:  Class of 2010 (Uwepo)

Magnus Mchunguzi is currently the Director of Kwanza Group. Prior to this, he served as Vice President and Managing Director, at Ericsson South Africa where he was responsible for governing our commercial undertakings across Sub-Sahara Africa. He also provided the business focus in terms of the strategic business direction in the Telecommunications Sector in South Africa; by identifying key drivers for the business growth and driving new services and verticals.

Prior to taking on this role, he was the Key Account Director for MTN Region West, responsible for MTN’s business in West Africa, primarily in Nigeria, Cameroon and Congo Brazzaville. During his tenure, he oversaw the expansive growth of telecommunications services in Nigeria, especially with MTN Nigeria growing from 5 million subscribers in 2005 to 35 million subscribers by 2010.

Magnus earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Reading and has acquired extensive business and managerial knowledge during his working life.

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