South-Africa based mobile telecommunications company MTN Group has appointed Suren Sooklal as group chief business risk officer, effective immediately. He replaces Shauket Fakie, who is retiring after serving eight years in the role.
Sooklal joins MTN from PwC, where he held various roles during his 12-year tenure, including most recently, group audit engagement partner and group relationship partner on the MTN account and other listed companies.
In his new role, Sooklal will be responsible for establishing and implementing a risk management framework for the MTN Group, to effectively manage all risk exposures. He will also be required to work with the business leadership team and MTN operations to ensure that risks are identified and proactively managed.