Rapeti has over 30 years of experience in the electronics, broadcasting, and telecommunications sectors. She has advised several clients including blue chip companies as well as public sector clients on a range of growth areas, including digital broadcasting, broadband, and smart cities solutions.

Prior to joining Delta Partners, Rapeti recently worked for Deloitte Consulting in South Africa, where she spent seven years serving as an industry leader for the traffic management technology practice.

As part of her role, Rapeti led several broadband assignments for the national treasury, national, provincial, and local government clients as well as private sector clients. During this time, she advocated broadband as the bedrock for smart cities, digitisation of government, and digital citizenships.

According to Delta Partners, the appointment will see Rapeti bring with her a wealth of experience and passion about the important role that digital plays both in terms of how this can benefit businesses, and how it can further economies as a whole.

Through her past role as the vice president of the Engineering Council of South Africa and non-executive director role on the board of Mercantile Bank, Rapeti’s experience in the world of digital will see her aim to provide expert counsel to Delta Partners’ clients.

Christophe Meunier, partner and head of Delta Partner’s Johannesburg office, says they are delighted to welcome Rapeti to their team.

"[She] brings with her extensive experience as an industry leader in the telecoms, media, and digital sector. Her passion and drive about the positive impact that digital has will be invaluable for us to harness," says Meunier.

He adds, "As we continue to see digital having an impact on every aspect of our lives, [her] appointment is a testament to our commitment to serve our clients as they navigate this era of technology-led disruption."

Rapeti says that she is excited to join Delta Partners at a pivotal time when embracing digital is more important than ever.

"I am looking forward to working with the team at Delta Partners to help our clients transform their business, and maximize their value in the digital age," says Rapeti.

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