Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa has joined Netflix's board of directors becoming the first African to do so.
Zimbabwean telecoms billionaire Strive Masiyiwa has been announced as the first African on Netflix's board of directors. According to Bloomberg, Netflix announced the news early this Thursday. Masiyiwa is the founder behind giant telecommunications company Econet which has business locations in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. The global streaming company is set to increase Netflix's marketing base in Africa and has reportedly selected Masiyiwa for his connections and historical business enterprise.