Vodacom exec leaves for Australian ventures

CAPE TOWN - Vodacom's Managing Executive of the Internet of Things, Deon Liebenberg is leaving the mobile communications group and will be joining a company in Australia. 

The executive who served at Vodacom Executive IOT since April 2016 will now be leaving the company after serving for over two years. 

He has worked for the Vodacom group early in 2001 as the Executive Head of Sales. 

In 2008, he worked for Blackberry and is penned as heading up the brand within Sub Saharan Africa. 

On working for Vodacom, Liebenberg says that he thoroughly enjoyed working for Vodacom. “During my time with the company, I have been fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to be accountable for a diverse portfolio including creating and owning our Vodafone Global Enterprise strategy across the continent; running multiple sales organisations and accelerating our Internet of Things business to be a leader across the continent”, said Liebenberg. 

He says that Vodacom has led various first to market initiatives in Africa. 

This is evident by Vodacom who was the first South African and one of the first African mobile network operators to announce the commercial availability of its Narrow Band Internet of Things network (NB-IoT) in

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