Join Bonang Mohale, CEO of Business Leadership South Africa for a speaker event about the importance of leadership in promoting inclusive growth.
EDA was launched in 2012 and is the focal point of entrepreneurship education
at GIBS. To advance its objective of facilitating thought leadership in
entrepreneurship, the EDA has embarked on developing a series of speaker events
targeted at entrepreneurs and other stakeholders in the entrepreneurship
ecosystem. Nexia SAB&T, one of the largest black-owned auditing firms in
the country, has partnered with the EDA to host this speaker series and we
would like you to attend.
The topic, The
Importance of Leadership in Promoting Inclusive Growth will
be covered by Bonang Mohale, CEO of Business Leadership SA, author of Lift As You Rise and
Bonang Mohale is currently the CEO of Business Leadership
South Africa (BLSA) and until June 2017 he was the Vice President Upstream and Chairman
of Sell Downstream South Africa (Pty) Limited, where he was Chairman of the
boards of Shell South Africa Holdings (Pty) Ltd; Shell Downstream South Africa
(Pty) Ltd; Shell South Africa Refinery (Pty) Ltd and South African Petroleum
Refinery (SAPREF). He had country responsibilities for the Oil, Chemical,
Aviation, Marine and Lubricants global businesses and was operationally
accountable for the Retail; Fuels & Bitumen; Supply & Distribution
classes of businesses as well as Finance; Legal; HR; Safety (HSSE) and
Transformation classes of functions.
Until 2008, he spent 6 years as the CEO of Drake & Scull
FM SA (PTY) Ltd, where Bonang was also a member of the Executive Committee
(Exco). Until May 2003, he was CE: Shared Services and Associated Companies of
Sanlam; a member of the Exco; alternate director of the Sanlam Limited main
board; chairman of the board of TASC; a director of Innofin; Gensec Property
Services and Fundamo.
Until August 2001, he was the Executive Vice President at South
African Airways responsible for Strategic Alliances, Network Management and
Global Sales. From 1996, he was the MD of OTIS (PTY) LTD.
Bonang has been a guest on numerous International TV, radio
and magazine programmes and has recently authored the book Lift As You Rise.
A light networking cocktail dinner will take place after the event.