Board of Directors - South Africa
Imtiaz is the chairperson of the Board and an executive director of the Company. He held the position of chief executive officer of Naspers' Video Entertainment segment and was previously the chief executive officer of MultiChoice South Africa Group, MultiChoice South Africa and of SuperSport International.
He was previously the director of Professional Cricket at the United Cricket Board of South Africa. He holds a Higher Diploma in education from the University of the Witwatersrand and has completed the Executive PMD programme offered by the University of Cape Town's Business School and the senior executive programme at Harvard Business School.
Calvo is the CEO. He was the chief executive officer of MCSA after holding office as the head of Stakeholder and Regulatory Affairs and executive in the Chairman's office. He previously held positions as an engineer at Sentech and a Broadcasting Spectrum Manager at ICASA.
He has also served in a number of Ministerial Advisory Task Teams, including the Digital Migration Working Group, Digital Dzonga and the ICT Policy Review Panel. He holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of KwaZulu Natal.
Salukazi started her career at the Lesotho National Development Corporation in 1977. While there, she lectured part-time in business economics at NUL’s Mature Students Programme. Thereafter, she moved to the African Development Bank (ADB) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire as a country programme officer (later as principal corporation officer). While at ADB, she took a two-year sabbatical to work with the Development Bank of Southern Africa Salukazi is a director of Eqstra Holdings Limited, Afripack (Proprietary) Limited, Woodlands Dairy (Proprietary) Limited, Tsebo Outsourcing Group (Proprietary) Limited, Synergy Freight International (Proprietary) Limited, Natal Rubber Compounders (Proprietary) Limited and EnviroServ Holdings Limited. She is a trustee of Nozala Trust and Chancellor House Trust. She co-founded, and is the chief executive of, Nozala Investments.
Don is an independent non-executive Director. He is chairman of the audit and risk committees of MCSA and serves as independent non-executive director of Naspers and chairs the audit, risk and social and ethics committees of the Naspers Group. He also serves as chair of Oakleaf Insurance Company Limited, Renasa Insurance Company and NMSIS Insurance Services.
He was previously a partner at PwC and served as executive director of the Commercial Union group of companies and the council of the Institute of Directors of Southern Africa, of which he is an honorary life member. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce with honours from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a chartered accountant (South Africa).
Nolo is a non-executive Director. He previously served as the chief executive officer of MultiChoice SA, the group chief executive officer of MultiChoice group and executive chair of MultiChoice SA Holdings.
He currently serves on the boards of, among others, MultiChoice SA and Naspers. He holds an honours degree in electronic engineering from the University of Southampton.
Kgomotso is an independent non-executive Director. She is the founder of New Seasons Investments Holdings. She serves as the chairperson of the board of directors of Royal Bafokeng Platinum Limited. She has also served as the chair of M-Net's Phuthuma Trust and Gobodo Forensic and Investigative Accounting.
She currently holds non-executive directorships at Standard Bank Group Limited and Netcare Limited. Kgomotso is also a trustee of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and Hospital as well as The Apartheid Museum. She holds a BProc from the University of the North and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a senior counsel of the High Court of South Africa.
Steve is the Lead Independent Director. He is also director of MultiChoice South Africa Holdings and has previously served in various executive positions in the Group.
He currently serves as a non-executive director on the Naspers Board and previously served as the financial director of Naspers. He holds a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Witwatersrand and is a chartered accountant (South Africa).
Khulu was a senior reporter for the Detroit News in Michigan where he obtained a diploma in Journalism and Management. A former council member of the University of Johannesburg, who served on various committees, including audit and risk committees, chair of naming and renaming committees, honorary doctorates, and Ellen Kuzwayo committees. He is the chair of the SuperSport United Football Club. He was editor-in-chief of the City Press newspaper, senior general manager (consulting) of Media24, former chair of M-Net and SuperSport International Holdings and director of MIH Holdings.
Louisa is an independent non-executive Director. She is the founder of Prime Select Holdings. She currently serves as a director of African Bank Limited, Royal Bafokeng Platinum Proprietary Limited and the Institute of Directors of South Africa.
She previously served as chief investment officer of Circle Capital Ventures and Fund Manager at the uMnotho Fund at the National Empowerment Fund. She holds a Bachelor of Business Science and Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Cape Town and is a chartered accountant (South Africa).
Jim is a non-executive Director. He has been a director of MCSA since March 2007. He previously served as chief executive officer of the Naspers Group's global video-entertainment platforms.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (honours) from the University of Cape Town and is a chartered accountant (South Africa).
Elias is a non-executive Director. He previously served as the chief executive officer of the Public Investment Corporation Limited, the head of policy analysis at Sanlam Limited and the deputy director general at the Department of National Treasury. He is also the chairman of Ingagaru Property Investments.
Elias is a former board member of the South African Reserve Bank, Government Employee Pension Fund and United Nations Global Compact. He holds a Bachelor of Social Science in economics and statistics from the University of Swaziland and a Masters in economic policy and analysis from Addis Ababa University.
Tim is the CFO. He was previously the chief executive officer of MultiChoice Africa Limited and chief financial officer of the Naspers Video Entertainment Segment.
He previously held positions as the chief financial officer of Altron Group, chief financial officer of Nampak Limited and chief financial officer of Transaction Capital Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Higher Diploma in Accounting from Rhodes University and is a chartered accountant (South Africa).
South African Jabu was recently appointed as the chair to the board of Sun International Limited. He was previously the group chief executive officer and later the deputy chair of Tsogo Sun Holdings Limited. Jabu recently retired as chair of Telkom SA OC and as president of Business Unity South Africa. He currently serves as the chair of various companies including Anheuser-Busch InBev/SAB Miller – Africa, the Casino Association of South Africa and Eskom SOC Ltd. Outside South Africa, Jabu has served on several companies’ boards covering various industries and has a wide array of organisational memberships in South Africa and abroad. In 2017, an Honorary Doctor of Commerce degree was awarded to Jabu by the University of the Witwatersrand in recognition of his entrepreneurial achievements and his contribution to the South African economy.