Anthony is tasked with leading the transformation of optimizing the value of BTC for all stakeholders. He was previously Chief Operating Officer credited with leading strategic projects such as the turnaround strategy of beMOBILE (BTC MOBILE) and delivery of BTCL IPO as the project manager. Prior to this assignment, he held a double role as Acting Group General Manager Commercial and Privatisation Programme Manager responsible for giving strategic direction to BTC’s three strategic business units covering group marketing direction and repositioning of wholesale functions. The founding General Manager- of beMOBILE (BTC Mobile) is credited for growing the new market entrant by attaining 605% annual revenue growth and 10% market share in the first year. He successfully led negotiations and secured the most sought-after Botswana Premier League sponsorship from an established market leader. His most recent successes include launch of the new BTC brand, delivery of the historic BTCL IPO as the project manager, establishment of the corporate risk committee to strengthen the discipline of risk management at BTC, and transforming the wholesale function into a business unit. With over twenty years’ experience in the field of Telecommunications and Information Technology, he has worked in various projects with roles ranging from strategy formulation, program management, product development, technology innovation to business planning. He holds a BSc Computer Science from McGill University (Canada) and an MBA from DE Montfort University (UK). He is an Alumni of the Stellenbosch University Business School having completed their Executive Development Programme.
In his new role at BTC, Aldrin will deputise and support the Managing Director in developing a robust Strategy for the technical arm of BTC being the Information Technology Division, Technology Division as well as the Transformation Office to ensure that its technology is relevant and fit for purpose with the view to deliver shareholder value. He will provide leadership and oversee the technical arm of the company, identify and forge strong relationships with strategic partners to strengthen the BTC value proposition as well as monitoring the effective management of CAPEX and OPEX in line with the company’s objectives. Aldrin has 19 years’ experience in the Telecommunications industry, nine (9) of which were spent working within BTC. He is highly experienced in Strategy formulation and implementation, Business Development, Product development, technology planning and design, fixed mobile convergence and project management. He has worked for numerous organisations within the telecommunications industry namely, Mascom Wireless, Botswana Telecommunications Corporation, Botswana Fibre Networks in various capacities and most recently Liquid Telecom as Chief Technical Officer. He holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Telecommunication Systems from Coventry University in the United Kingdom and is an Alumni of the University of Stellenbosch Business School, Executive Development Programme. In his new role at BTC, Aldrin will deputise and support the Managing Director in developing a robust Strategy for the technical arm of BTC being the Information Technology Division, Technology Division as well as the Transformation Office to ensure that its technology is relevant and fit for purpose with the view to deliver shareholder value.
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, Abel’s role as the General Manager, Finance is to provide professional finance inputs to the creation and maintenance of a BTC business strategy that will deliver shareholder value. He will also be responsible for the operation and management of all financial systems and processes while ensuring financial regulatory compliance. Further to this, Abel will provide management and the Board of Director’s with relevant financial data necessary for timely decision making. Abel is in charge of justifying the BTC financial strategy to all key investors and stakeholders, demonstrating that the approach actively contributes to the achievement of business goals and the full integration of quality management processes within the finance structure and their effective deployment on a day-to-day basis. He possesses a bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting from the University of Botswana and is a Fellow of both the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Botswana Institute of Accountants. He has more than 24 years’ experience in the Financial sector having previously worked at the University of Botswana, Botswana Housing Corporation and currently Botswana Telecommunications Corporation. Abel has been the Board Chairperson of the Botswana Medical Aid Society since June 2008.
Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, Boitumelo’s role as the General Manager – Consumer Sales is to create and maintain a targeted strategy for the consumer market (Mass, residential and SMME) that will contribute to the delivery of shareholder value. She will also be responsible for developing a comprehensive and achievable sales plan for customer acquisition, retention and revenue growth as well as to formulate strategies to grow the BTC fixed and mobile footprint throughout the country and utilise dealers to ensure visibility, availability and reach all customers. Boitumelo will develop comprehensive and achievable sales plans, grow revenue through increased reach and penetration within client organisations, sales of new and incremental products. She has over 18 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry, 11 of which were spent at Senior and Executive level. Boitumelo holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences Degree from the University of Botswana as well as a Masters in Science in Strategic Management from the University of Derby. She is also an Alumni of the University of South Africa Executive Development Programme.
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, Mmamotse’s role is to provide professional human Resources inputs to the creation and maintenance of a BTC business strategy that will deliver shareholder value, direct BTC’s human resources within an agreed strategic framework that supports the achievement of business targets for profitability and customer satisfaction. She will further develop and implement human resources policies which support the transformation from government ownership to a successful private company. She will also provide overall strategic direction in delivering Support Services model to support business operations. These include property management, fleet management, security management and Environmental services. Mmamotse possesses a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with a major in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations from Curtin University of Technology in Australia. She has more than 13 years’ experience in the Human Resources industry and is highly experienced in Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations, Administration and Strategy management. She has worked for numerous organisations within the private and public sectors in different industries such as The Botswana Innovation Hub, Orange Botswana, Associated Fund Administrators as well as Local Enterprise Authority (LEA).
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, Same’s role as the General Manager Risk and Internal Audit is to plan, organise and direct the Risk and Internal Audit Division to ensure BTC is provided with an independent and objective assurance service designed to add-value and improve BTC’s sustainability (profits, ethics and operations) as well as to manage the Division, proactively identify risks and make recommendations to mitigate risks to ensure business continuity. He will also manage Internal Audit activities within a framework agreed with the Board, providing regular progress reports and recommendations to the Board and Executive Managers. Same is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK and the Botswana Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is also a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Institute of Risk Management (IRM) in the United Kingdom. With close to 30 years’ experience in the Internal Audit and Risk industry, he has worked for The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, Sefalana, Rural Industries Promotions, Water Utilities Corporation, Local Enterprise Authority and currently BTC.
Mr. Olyn has over 17 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry; spanning companies such as Mascom Wireless, Huawei Technologies Managed Services for MTN Zambia and Malachite Holdings He is highly experienced in the Telecommunications environment, with emphasis on operational transformation, planning and deployment. Peter holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from the University of Botswana. He is also an Alumni of the Stellenbosch Business School, Senior Management Development Programme. In his new role as the General Manager Technology, Peter will be focusing on Telecommunications Networks, driving the Plan, Build and Operate functions of the business. He will also lead strategic planning to achieve targets by identifying and prioritizing development initiatives.
Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer as the Head of Service Quality, Goitseone is responsible for the development of customer service frameworks and standards in line with best practices through being responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing management of a service wide quality assurance framework. He will provide professional service quality inputs making sure financial benefits are realised, ensuring creation and maintenance of the BTC customer service quality strategy that will create and deliver shareholder value. He will lead a robust participation strategy is implemented, seeking feedback from service users and other stakeholders on service provision to ensure they are fit for purpose and making recommendations when corrective action is needed. Goitseone possesses a Bachelor of Information Systems from the University of Botswana and is an Alumni of the University of Stellenbosch Management Development Programme and a member of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries.
Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, Pilot is tasked with providing professional segment focused marketing inputs to the creation and maintenance of a BTC Strategy that will create and deliver shareholder value. Create and maintain a comprehensive Product Development Strategy for the Enterprise market segment that will contribute towards the delivery of shareholder value of BTC. Pilot will also position BTC to compete effectively in a highly competitive and mature telco market for Fixed and Mobile products and services to meet set revenue targets for return on investment, profitability and customer satisfaction. Pilot possesses a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Botswana as well as a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Botswana. He is an Alumni of the University of Stellenbosch, Executive Development Programme
Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, Thabo role is to direct BTC’s Information Technology operations within the framework of an agreed Corporate Strategy and meet operational targets for service quality, reliability, customer satisfaction and financial performance. He will lead strategic planning to achieve business goals by identifying and prioritising development initiatives and setting timetables for evaluation, development and deployment of IT services. Thabo directs IT programmes, including Service Desk Management (ITIL), Business Applications, Computer hardware/software asset management, technology procurement and contract management, network engineering and administration. He will also be responsible for ensuring the company’s IT investments are aligned with its strategic business objectives. Thabo has a Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mathematics from the University of Botswana, a Masters of Science – Computer Systems and Information and another in Business Administration from the University of Botswana and is an Alumni of the University of Stellenbosch, Executive Development Programme.
Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, Mokgethi’s role as the General Manager - Enterprise Sales is to develop and maintain a robust Sales Strategy for the Enterprise market segment (Corporates, Government and Licensed Operators) that will drive sales and revenue growth thus contributing towards the delivery of Shareholder value for BTC. Mokgethi will direct operational management of the Enterprise Sales Division within the framework of an agreed Corporate Strategy and to meet operational targets to derive some return on investment, profitability and customer satisfaction through effective Client Relationship Management (CRM). He will also be responsible for positioning BTC to be able to compete effectively in a highly competitive telecommunications market for Fixed and Mobile products to meet set revenue targets for the relevant segment. He has over 15 years’ experience in the Telecommunications industry having spent most of his career at BTC and has risen through the ranks. Mokgethi holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and another in Biomedical Engineering from Drexel University in the United States of America and is an Alumni of the in the University of Stellenbosch Business School, Executive Development Programme.
Reporting to the Managing Director, Goitseone is tasked with providing professional legal, regulatory and board secretariat inputs to the creation and maintenance of a BTC business strategy that will deliver shareholder value. She will also direct BTC’s legal, regulatory and board secretariat duties within the agreed strategic framework which will support the achievement of operational targets for profitability and customer satisfaction and to provide professional and administrative support to the BTC Foundation Board as well as ensuring BTC’s compliance with sector regulatory competition and commercial laws. Goitseone possesses a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Botswana with over ten years’ experience and is also a member of the Institute for Director’s Southern Africa. She previously worked for the Attorney General Chamber and Stanbic Bank as a Senior Manager .