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Management Team

Board of Directors

Melvin Watkins, Group Chief Executive Officer

Melvin Watkins has successfully led numerous business units. With more than 29 years of robust business experience underpinned by a vast portfolio in the ICT and Telecommunications sectors he provides dynamic and sound leadership into the NewGen group.

His tertiary qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce Degree.

Zelda Watkins

Zelda Watkins, Group Chief Information Officer

Zelda Watkins brings a wealth of professional achievement from her 30 years’ experience in financial management with a wide-spread knowledge of corporate culture from holding various key positions in the financial services, mining and insurance sectors as well as local government.

She has successfully led many large finance teams, seamlessly implemented various ERP systems and focuses on creating excellence by providing financial solutions to effectively execute business objectives. Her leadership and competence provide our group with substantial value.

Tebogo Mogapi, Non-Executive Director

Tebogo Mogapi is an ex – corporate animal, now turned a serial entrepreneur. In the past, he worked for Coca – Cola Export Corporation and South African Breweries as a senior manager. He is past Sales and Distribution Executive for MTN Nigeria, CEO of MTN Swaziland, CEO of MTN Liberia and Executive at MTN Group. Tebogo is the founder of the ‘Forbes – ICT Outlook for Africa’ magazine and consults for some of the leading FMCG and Telco companies in Africa through his boutique consulting company, UniqAxxess. In the past, he has served on the boards of MTN Rwanda, MTN Zambia, MTN Liberia and currently sits on the boards of ICS, Labat Africa Holdings, New Generation Group, Chairman of United Wireless and Executive Chairman of UniqAxxess.

He was recently appointed as Group: Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for New Generation Group and Delphius Commercial and Industrial Technologies.

Theo Slater

Dirk Coetzee, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

Dirk Coetzee has more than 30 years’ experience in both the defence and commercial telecommunication sectors. He has an extensive knowledge on antennas and system integration solutions. This enable Delphius to deliver innovative telecommunications solutions that are fit form and function for challenges facing network operators. His international exposure to technology trends will benefit not only Delphius, but also the group in years to come.

PJ Phike

Phumzile Joshua Phike, Managing Director

PJ Phike is a seasoned Executive, Board and Executive Committee Member with capability honed from decades of professional business leadership and strategy execution across global markets. A highly effective commercial tactician and coach of aspiring future leaders, PJ is adept at setting strategic direction, building culture, identifying talent, developing teams, embedding performance management methodologies, and driving growth, expansion, and innovation in competitive worldwide markets.

PJ earned his Executive MBA from Stellenbosch Graduate Business School, South Africa and his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Fort Hare, South Africa. He has completed an Executive Leadership Program with INSEAD Singapore and the MTN Global Appreciation Program in China. He strongly supports developing the next generation of corporate executives in an organization and plays an important role in acting as a lifelong mentor to aspiring business leaders in the teams he oversees.

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