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SA smartphone manufacturer appoints MD

By Staff Reporter 18m in the past

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DURBAN – MARA Phones, South Africa’s manufacturer of smartphones, has appointed Sylvester Taku as managing director with speedy impact.

Taku has been doing business in Africa for over 20 years and has made accelerating progress by way of good, well-considered strikes his signature fashion.

He has been the Head of Growth at Mara Phones since 2019 and led the opening of the primary bricks-and-mortar Mara Experience Store in Maponya Mall, Soweto.

Congratulating Taku on his appointment, Mara Phones CEO Ashish J Thakkar stated, “Sylvester is bold and dependable with an amazing ability to spot the next opportunity. He will continue to do exceptionally well at Mara Phones as we grow together and make a huge positive social impact, bring fantastic shareholder returns and create real value for customers.”

Taku is a chartered accountant who additionally holds an MBA from the UCT Graduate School of Business. He additionally has a robust strategic and consulting background which noticed him full tenures at business leaders Coopers & Lybrant, PWC, Deloitte and Ernst & Young.

Taku stated, “It is a privilege to lead the South African operations of the continent’s flagship smartphone brand, Mara Phones. Every South African can be proud that world-class smartphones roll out of our South African factory every day and my focus going forward will be on growth in new markets and forging new partnerships while solidifying the brand where we’re currently achieving.”

Mara Phones is the primary actually African-made smartphone offered at extremely reasonably priced costs and glorious high quality requirements. It is a proudly African model and company that has been engaged on the continent for over two and a half many years.

The company integrates expertise to allow business progress and prosperity with progressive services delivered in a localised method.

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