Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Vodacom Group Limited
Chairman of the Vodacom Group Executive Committee & Vodacom (Pty) Limited
Member of the Vodafone Group Executive Committee
Member of the Vodacom Group Social & Ethics Committee
Shameel joined Vodacom / Vodafone in 1994 and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer at Vodacom Group Limited, a position he has held since 2012.
He has extensive telco experience having operated at a senior level in various companies across the group for the last 22 years, including Managing Director at Vodacom South Africa and Chief Executive Officer at Vodafone Spain.
Shameel holds board positions at Vodacom Group Ltd, Safaricom Plc, Vodafone Egypt Telecommunications S.A.E and a number of subsidiary boards across the group. He also sits on the board of Business Leadership South Africa. He was appointed to the Vodafone Group Exco in April 2020, and is responsible for all its African operations.
He holds an Honours degree in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa, an MBA from the University of Southern Queensland and an Advanced Management Program Certificate from Harvard University.