Taryn Woodbridge and Michelle Williams-Swartz of East London are 2 of 13 women to be shortlisted for Businesswomen’s Association of South Africa’s (BWASA) 37th annual Businesswoman of the Year Awards. These women form part of a handful of extraordinary South African women to be nominated for the awards. They... Read more
Jubilation for new BP boss
Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has congratulated Priscillah Mabelane on her appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BP Southern Africa. Mabelane’s appointment is with effect from 1 September, six years after joining the organisation in 2011 as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and then Operations Director, United Kingdom.... Read more
New face for business rescue, liquidation
The business rescue and liquidation sector in South Africa is not only typically male dominated, but also traditionally the domain of older professionals. However, from time to time a fresh face does enter this challenging industry, who brings a fresh perspective and different approach. One such individual is Chartered... Read more
SA entrepreneur on global employers body
A South African businessman and entrepreneur, Mthunzi Mdwaba, has broken barriers to be become the first black person to be appointed as the global spokesman for employers at the International Organisation of Employers (IOE). The IOE is the largest private sector organisation representing the interests of federations in 158... Read more
Terrence Nombembe reappointed to SARB
President Jacob Zuma has reappointed Terrence Nombembe as a non-executive director of the Board of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) for a period of three years, says the Presidency. The President has congratulated Nombembe, who is the country’s former Auditor-General, and has wished him all the best in... Read more
Vuyani Jarana appointed as SAA CEO
Vuyani Jarana has been appointed as the new South African Airways (SAA) Chief Executive Officer. “He will commence his duties after his current employer has officially released him. Mr Jarana is currently Chief Officer for Vodacom Business at Vodacom Group LTD, a position he has held since 2012,” National... Read more
Peugeot Citroën SA powers its women to new heights
Peugeot Citroën South Africa says there is even more reason to celebrate this women’s month with more than 50% of its  senior positions being held by women; women also form more than 50% of its employee complement. Clara Metivier-Beukes has recently returned from a three year stint in France.... Read more
Business welcomes SAA CEO appointment
The South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) on Friday congratulated Vuyani Jarana on his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of South African Airways (SAA). “SACCI welcomes Mr Jarana’s appointment, as CEO of SAA, on behalf of our business community, as he is a person with the requisite... Read more
Principal Officer of Bonitas Medical Fund appointed
Gerhard Van Emmenis has been appointed the Principal Officer of Bonitas Medical Fund with effect from 1 July 2017. ‘Bonitas has always been committed to making healthcare affordable for all South Africans,’ says Van Emmenis. ‘To achieve this we act in the best interests of our members at all... Read more
Social Development, SASSA CEO agree to part ways
Social Development Minsiter Bathabile Dlamini and the CEO of SASSA, Thokozani Magwaza, have agreed to terminate the services of the latter. This after a consultative process led by the head of legal services, Advocate Nkosinathi Dladla, in terms of the provisions of his contract of employment. The department thanked... Read more