Sainesh Vallabh became regional CEO Southern & Central Africa in August 2020. Sainesh’s position covers our markets of South Africa, Madagascar, DRC and Congo Brazzaville.
Previously, Sainesh was the Managing Executive of Mergers & Acquisitions for Vodacom Group Limited, where he was responsible for the development and execution of Vodacom’s expansion strategy across the continent, a role he held for over seven years. Before joining Vodacom, Sainesh spent approximately ten years as an Investment Banker at HSBC Bank Plc, HSBC Africa and Rothschild, where his primary focus was advising MNOs on their African expansion and related strategies. He is a citizen of South Africa.