Earlier today MTN group announced the appointment of Hermann Tischendorf as the new Digital And Fintech CTIO.
“We are delighted to have a seasoned executive like Hermann’s caliber on board to grow our DigiFin team,” says Serigne Dioum the Chief Digital and Fintech Officer of MTN group.
“He brings required skills and experience that will aid the acceleration of innovative digital and fintech advancements in line with our strategic intent of leading digital solutions for Africa progress.”
Hermann has a Master’s degree in Business Administration along with a Diploma with Honours from Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Austria. He studied Banking and Finance at the Anderson School of Management, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
Hermann, coming from 4Finance Group, where he was Chief Technology Officer has 30 years of experience in the financial services sector. He has also occupied lots of senior roles making him a good fit for the role.
Hermann will be bringing onboard a solid track record of success in directing organizational expansion, digital product development, operations management, IT budget allocation, alongside mergers and acquisitions.
MTN believes the new digital and fintech CTIO, Hermann, will bring transformation and disruption to its mobile payment platform and help to improve customer engagement, experience, acquisition, and loyalty.
Hermann will take responsibility for the development of new products and services, allowing for the growth of a nascent ecosystem and to scale up existing streams of revenue.
His appointment as MTN’s new Digital And Fintech CTIO took effect on 1 December 2021.