Nyimpini Mabunda,

Chairman OTM Africa

Nyimpini has acquired over 20 years of experience in business transformation in Telecoms, FMCG and Financial Services.

Holding the position of Chairman of OTM Africa, Nyimpini’s focus is to grow the business across our African footprint while being supported by a strong leadership team on the ground with a clear emphasis on advertiser revenue growth for our mobile operator partners in each market.

Always passionate about innovation, digital transformation, people performance and sustainable financial delivery through market share growth, Nyimpini has worked for respected multinational organizations across sales, marketing, strategy and general management in multiple geographies across Africa and Europe.

Nyimpini is a recognized industry leader, sits on several boards as non-executive director and chairman of the board and is a regular speaker/ judge/ thought leader at various events. Nyimpini currently also serves as General Electric Southern Africa’s CEO and before that he was a senior advisor at the Boston Consulting Group. Prior to that he led digital transformation of Vodafone/Vodacom Group, as a C-level executive, while he was also responsible for setting up and leading the big data/CVM and analytics team at Vodacom South Africa.


Before that, he led the turnaround of Uganda Breweries Limited (known as Diageo Uganda) as its Managing Director.

He holds an MBA from University of Cape Town and a postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management.