MOBILE telecommunications operator, NetOne, has appointed Lazarus Muchenje as its new chief executive officer (CEO) with effect from April 1 2018. Muchenje takes over from Brain Mutandiro who has been acting since June 2016 after then CEO Reward Kangai, was suspended the previous month for three months as the operator prepared for a forensic audit to investigate corruption allegations. In a statement, NetOne described Muchenje as a “distinguished leader in the telecommunications Industry with over 18 years’ experience across the various sections of the mobile telecommunications value chain”. Mtandiro has revert to his substantive position of chief operating officer. Prior to this appointment, Muchenje was CEO of Intarget Group since 2014. Before joining Intarget, he was CEO of FirstRand Bank…