Troopti Desai resigns from PwC South Africa to join MTN Group as Head of Tax
MTN Group has announced the appointment of Troopti Desai as Group Executive: Tax, effective 13 September 2021.
Troopti is an admitted attorney and has extensive experience in the fields of Labour Law, Immigration Law, Corporate Tax, Mergers & Acquisitions Tax, Tax Incentives, Corporate Governance, Legal and Finance, as well as Tax policy and Revenue Authority engagement.
She joins MTN from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where she is a Partner in the Corporate Tax department, responsible for managing various forms of Tax Risk for multinationals and SA-listed clients across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
Prior to PWC, Troopti was the Head of Tax for SSA at General Electric (GE) and was also a Director of multiple GE entities in South Africa.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree, a Higher Diploma in Tax Law, and an MBA from Wits University.