Cell C appoints Juliet Mhango as chief HRO
Cell C has appointed Juliet Mhango as its new chief human resources officer. Mhango brings to the position key skills of leading transformation within businesses and the ability to manage the skills chain of a large number of employees. She joins Cell C from Life Healthcare, where she was... Read more
Women rock the JSE
Darlene Menzies, CEO, technology innovator, entrepreneur and business guru, was recently announced as one of the most Inspiring 50 women in Africa. Menzies, along with five other women from the Inspiring 50, attended the opening of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) this morning, 31 August. This was a significant... Read more
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