Telkom GCEO Sipho Maseko today announced the appointment of Dr Miriam Altman as Head of Strategy of Telkom Group with effect from 1 June 2013.
Dr Miriam Altman, Head of Strategy of Telkom Group. (Image source: Telkom Group)
will support the development and execution of Telkom's
strategy and will report directly to the GCEO.
Dr Altman was an Executive Director at the HSRC from 2002 - 2010, where she played a leading role in its transformation and established its highly influential work on employment.
She is a member of the National Planning Commission and will continue to serve on the NPC.
We believe that Dr Altman
will be able to contribute towards achieving that objective."
Mr Maseko said Dr Altman was a strong strategic leader, and has vast experience in leading a range of policy processes on behalf of the public and private sectors, mostly focused on industrial strategy, labour markets, and employment creation.
Commenting on her
appointment, Dr Altman
is a national asset and has a lot to offer all South Africans, including its shareholders.
I am excited to be joining the company and look forward to contribute meaningfully towards its turnaround."
Dr Altman has a BA in economics from McGill University, an MPhil from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in economics from the University of Manchester.