CENTURION, South Africa – 10 April 2018 – DFA regrets to inform that their Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of SqwidNet, Reshaad Sha has officially resigned from his position. He joined DFA in 2013 and has an exemplary service record with the company taking it from strength to strength over the years.
Thinus Mulder, CEO DFA says,
Reshaad contributed widely to the success of the DFA group during his tenure, being a key contributor to formulating our short-, mid-, and long-term strategies, formalising the DFA product set and directing the expansion into managed services, establishing stronger public-sector relationships and leading DFA’s entry into FTTH.
Vino Govender is serving as the Acting Chief Strategy Officer for DFA and Phathizwe Malinga will serve as the interim CEO for SqwidNet.
We wish Reshaad luck in his future endeavours and hope that he finds the same success that he enjoyed during his time with us.
He is currently pursuing a two month Management Course at Harvard University and will start his new position as the CEO of Liquid Telecom South Africa as soon as he is back in the country.
DFA is the premier wholesale, open-access fibre-infrastructure and -connectivity provider in South Africa. We finance, build, install, manage, and maintain a world-class fibre network to transmit metro and long-haul telecommunications traffic. We started rolling out our fibre network in 2007, and to date, we have deployed over 13,000 km of ducting infrastructure in major metros, secondary cities, and smaller towns. Our network runs with an industry-leading uptime of 99.98%. We lease our secure transmission and backbone fibre infrastructure and provide associated connectivity services to telecommunications operators, Internet service providers, media conglomerates, tertiary education institutions, municipalities, government organizations, and other businesses, large and small, on equal terms. DFA is a Level 3 B-BBEE Contributor on the ICT Sector Codes.