Clement O’Reilly appointed chief people officer in Multichoice executive reshuffle

Former chief people officer Fhulufhelo Badugela is to become the regional director of MultiChoice Africa: Southern Region.

Multichoice has rejigged its executive in a move that will see chief people officer Fhulufhelo Badugela become the regional director of MultiChoice Africa: Southern Region. Fhulufelo will be taking over from Nyiko Shiburi, who has been appointed CEO of MultiChoice South Africa after Mark Rayner announced his resignation from the pay-television operator.

“Nyiko is an extremely experienced leader and has successfully navigated the complexity of multiple territories and businesses, working with deeply skilled teams within the organisation as well as a multitude of stakeholders in our ecosystem,” said MultiChoice group CEO, Calvo Mawela in a statement late on Friday.

The chief people officer role will be filled by Clement O’Reilly, who is currently head of total reward and operations at MultiChoice Africa.

Another change to the executive team sees Simon Camerer, currently chief customer officer, being appointed chief operating officer of MultiChoice South Africa. Meanwhile, Gideon Khobane, currently CEO of SuperSport, will take up the position of group executive of general entertainment, while M-Net CEO Nkateko Mabaso has been appointed as group executive of programming, where he will oversee all commissioning for the group. The new CEO of SuperSport is Marc Jury, who was promoted from head of acquisitions and marketing at SuperSport.