Board of Directors - South Africa

S Dakile-Hlongwaneprofile-picture
S Dakile-Hlongwane
S Dakile-Hlongwane N/A

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.

Calvo Mawelaprofile-picture
C Mawela (42)
C Mawela (42) CEO - BSc. Eng (Electrical)

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.

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D Eriksson (74)
D Eriksson (74) Independent non-executive Director - BCom(Hons) and CA(SA)

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).

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N Letele (68)
N Letele (68) Non-executive Director - BScHons (electronic engineering)

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.

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K Moroka (63)
K Moroka (63) Non-executive Director - BProc and LLB

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.

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S Pacak (63)
S Pacak (63) Lead Independent non-executive Director - CA(SA)

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).

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J Volkwyn (60)
J Volkwyn (60) Non-executive Director - BCom(Hons) and CA(SA)

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 Masilelaprofile-picture
E Masilela (54)
E Masilela (54) Non-executive Director - BSocSci (economics and statistics) and MSc (economic policy and analysis)

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.

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L Stephens (42)
L Stephens (42) Non-executive Director - BBusSc (Finance), BCom (Hons) (Accounting), CA(SA), CD(SA)

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).

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O Matloa
O Matloa N/A - B.Comm.(Hons.), CTA, CA (SA)

Octavia is the founder of Matloa and Associate (now Tsidkenu Chartered Accountants Inc.) and Mukundi Mining Resources. In 2009, she was appointed by as the insurance industry's first female curator. She served as deputy chairman and lead independent non-executive director of Village Main Reef Limited since 1 February, 2015. She has been non-executive director of Eqstra Holdings Limited since 1 November, 2016. Octavia serves as a director of Tsidkenu Chartered Accountants Inc., Jireh Holdings, Mukundi Mining Resources, Bokkies Transport, the Vibe Group and Nissy Holdings. She has been an independent non-executive director at Petra Diamonds Ltd.; Avior Capital Markets; eXtract Group Limited; and Village Main Reef Limited. Octavia served as a director for Great Basin Gold Ltd. since May 2011.

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T Jacobs (49)
T Jacobs (49) CFO - BCom, HDipAcc and CA(SA)

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).

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Donna Dickson (38)
Donna Dickson (38) Group Company Secretary – BCom Law, Post Grad General Management, Professional Post Grad Governance, FCIS.

Donna is the MultiChoice Group Company Secretary. She previously served as Group Company Secretary/Head of Legal for various organisations including Advtech Group Ltd and Clinix Health Group Ltd. Her experience spans the telecommunications, mining, education and health sectors.

She holds a B.Com Law degree from Unisa, a post-grad in general management from GIBS University of Pretoria and a post-grad qualification in governance and secretarial from CSSA. She is a member of the Institute of Directors and a Fellow of CSSA.

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