Shameel joined Vodafone in 1994 and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer at Vodacom Group Ltd, a position he has held since 2012.
He has extensive telco experience having operated at a senior level in various companies across the group for the last 22 years, including Managing Director at Vodacom South Africa and Chief Executive Officer at Vodafone Spain.
Shameel holds board positions at Vodacom Group Ltd, Safaricom Plc, and a number of subsidiary boards across the group. He served on the Vodacom Group Board from 2000 until March 2011, when he was seconded to Spain. He was re-appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in September 2012 after his return from Spain. Shameel also sits on the board of Business Leadership South Africa. He was appointed to the Vodafone group ExCo in April 2020.