Phuthuma Nhleko is employed at Pembani Remgro Infrastructure Managers.
Nhleko served as Group Chief Executive Officer at MTN Group from July 2002 to March 2011.
Nhleko served as the President at MTN Group until March 2011.
He served as Chief Executive and President of MTN Cote d’Ivoire SA from April 2009 to March 2011.
Previously, he served as a Senior Executive of the Standard Corporate and Merchant Bank corporate finance team from 1991 to 1994.
He began his career as a civil engineer in the US and as a project manager for infrastructure developments in Southern Africa. He has been the Chairman of the Board and Non-Executive Director MTN Group Limited since May 29, 2013.
He serves as an Executive Chairman of Pembani Group and Worldwide African Investment Holdings.
He served as the Chairman of MTN International since March 2011. He served as Vice Chairman of the MTN Group from March 2011 to April 2011.
Nhleko served as an Executive Chairman and one of the founding members of Worldwide African Investment Holdings Limited (WAIH).
Nhleko serves as a Director of MTN (Dubai) Ltd, Rapid Africa Energy (Pty) Ltd, Engen, Nedbank Investment Bank and Old Mutual Life Holdings (South Africa) Limited.
He has been a Non Executive Director at Anglo American plc since March 2011; BP since February 2011 and Puma Energy Zambia PLC since February 2011.
He served as a Director of GSM Association. He served as a Director of Alexander Forbes. He served as a Director of MTN Nigeria Communications, until April 2011 and Nedcor Bank Limited.
He served as an Executive Director of MTN Group since July 2002 to March 2011.
Nhleko served as an Executive Director of MTN Group from March 31, 2011 to April 2011.
He served as a Director of Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (South Africa) Limited until June 2006; Nedbank Limited until April 2005 and Nedbank Group Ltd, from 2002 to April 2005.
He served as a Director at MTN South Africa until March 2011; MTN Nigeria Communications Limited until April 2011, MTN Irancell Telecommunications Services Company and MTN Syria JSC.
He served as a Non-Executive Director of Nedcor from 2002 to April 2005. He served as a Non-Executive Director of Johnnic Holdings from November 1997 to November 2004.
He served as a Non-Executive Director of Bidvest Group Limited. An engineer by training, he practiced as a civil engineer and project manager for infrastructure developments undertaken by the Urban Foundation from 1988 to 1991.
Nhleko holds BSc in Civil Engineering from Ohio State University in 1983 and MBA in Finance from Atlanta University in 1987.