MTN: Paul Norman

Paul Norman has been with MTN for 20 years.

Paul Norman, Group Chief Human Resources and Corporate Affairs Officer at MTN, has been with the company for 20 years of its 23-year history.  He is a qualified psychologist and an MBA graduate with vast corporate experience spanning more two decades. In a recent interview with CHRO, he said he remained at MTN for much longer than he had originally anticipated because his work has always evolved, challenging him to reinvent his approach to what he does. Even though his title is still similar to what it was all those years ago, his job has changed quite dramatically because of technological developments and the company’s substantial growth in that period


1997 - Present: Group Chief Human Resources and Corporate Affairs Officer,

                             MTN Group


2013 - 2013:     EMBA, Business Administration and Management, General,

                            IMD Business School

1983 -1989:      MA, Psychology, Rhodes University

About MTN

MTN Group Limited entered the telecommunications scene at the dawn of South Africa’s democracy, in 1994. The company began its expansion by acquiring licences in Rwanda, Uganda and Swaziland in 1998 and, since then, it has grown into a world-class telecommunications company operating in markets across Africa and the Middle East. It now has a presence in 24 countries, connecting over 231 million people and offers an integrated suite of communications products and services, including traditional mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services as well as enterprise services.