Board of Directors

Ricardo Varzielas

Non-Executive Director

Ricardo was appointed to the MTN Rwandacell PLC Board in August 2018 and is currently MTN GlobalConnect CFO. In addition to serving on the MTN Rwandacell Board, Ricardo sits on the Boards of MTN Ivory Coast, MTN Cameroon and MTN GlobalConnect Solutions. He previously served as the MTN Group Executive for Forecasting, Planning & Analysis and the General Manager Corporate Performance Management. Ricardo attained a Licentiate Degree in Business Administration from the University of Coimbra, Portugal (equivalent to a Bachelor of Commerce, Honors). Ricardo has extensive knowledge and understanding of MTN Group’s financial matters, workings and stewardship as well as extensive experience in the telecommunications, media and technology industries. His market experience covers Europe, Africa and the Middle East where he held several roles within MTN and in the consulting industry. Ricardo joined MTN Group in September 2010 as Senior Manager for Costing and Profitability (ABC) where he later acted as General Manager for Finance Special Projects. Prior to joining MTN, Ricardo worked at Capgemini Consulting and at KPMG Advisory as a management consultant for several TMT industry clients.