Bonang Mohale, President of Business Unity SA, once remarked that being a CEO is a remarkable chance to drink from the pool of excellence.
These extraordinary leaders possess the ability to build businesses from scratch or revive struggling companies on the brink of bankruptcy. Their unwavering determination, formidable leadership, and innovative thinking can revolutionise entire industries, making them the driving forces behind our economy. But what exactly is the X factor that propels their triumph?
In his quest to unveil the unique personality traits, business acumen, and leadership values that transform CEOs into industry captains, in his latest book author, KC Rottok Chesaina delves into the subject. Drawing from extensive research and focused interviews with prominent leaders from top South African companies such as Vodacom, Bidvest, Capitec Bank, RMB, Dis-Chem, Discovery Health, Nedbank, Sanlam, Momentum, Curro, Exxaro, Harmony Gold, and MTN, Chesaina's book takes readers to the very heart of corporate South Africa.
Through real-life examples, The CEO X Factor demonstrates that ascending to the top echelons of success encompasses more than just financial gains. It requires a distinctive character, straightforward strategies, a genuine concern for people, and a value-driven approach. This insightful book offers valuable lessons for those who have mastered the art of leadership and achieved enduring success in the dynamic world of business.
Join us for this forum as KC Rottok Chesaina chats to some top CEOs on the CEO X Factor:
Dion Shango, CEO of PwC Africa;
Sandra Crous, CEO of Payspace- CEO of Payspace; and
Junior Ngulube, Former CEO of Munich Re Southern Africa & Sanlam Emerging Markets.
Date: 27 September 2023
Time: 18:00 – 19:30
Venue: GIBS, 26 Melville Road