Telecoms specialist Huge Group, — which only a few years ago was dismissed as an also-ran — has become a magnet for top talent in the industry.Last week Huge reported that Vodacom executive Rob Burger had taken up the post of FD of key subsidiary Huge Telecom from August 1. Burger served as Vodacom’s executive head of finance, and was also the prime mover in establishing the Vodacom commercial credit division.In the past few years Huge has underlined the potential of its revamped operational strategy by wooing top executives from MTN.Former MTN CEO Zunaid Bulbulia — who initially joined as a nonexecutive director — now serves as Huge’s CFO, while another MTN executive, Gunter Engling, was recently appointed MD of Huge Telecom.Last year former Telkom COO and chief commercial officer Brian Armstrong — who is also well known in academic circles — was appointed as a nonexecutive at Huge.Well-known technology sector analyst Duarte da Silva also serves as a nonexecutive.In the past five y...

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