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Non-Executive Director

Dr Felicia Mabuza-Suttle – Deputy Chairman and Co-Founder

Dr Felicia Mabuza-Suttle is an accomplished businesswoman, author and entrepreneur with business interests in South Africa and United States.

She is President and co-owner of Leadership Success International, LLC, a US based leadership and business communication company as well as owner of Back O’ The Moon, an upmarket restaurant in Johannesburg.

Formerly President of South African Tourism in the US and Vice President for Corporate Affairs at South African Airways (SAA), Mabuza-Suttle has invaluable experience working for corporates and state-owned entities. She is a household name in South Africa and was named one of the “100 Great South Africans” in 2004 in a public poll conducted by the country’s national broadcaster.

She is the winner of the Impumelelo Award for the Top 300 Empowerment Entrepreneurs in 2004 and was named one of the Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World by The Star Group in the US before that in 2001.  That same year, she was also a finalist for Business Woman of the Year in South Africa.

Mabuza-Suttle holds a BA, MA and Ph.D. in Journalism and Communications and is also a member of the international Women’s Forum (IWF). She has authored two motivational books and hosts “Conversations with Felicia” on the Africa Channel in the US.

Roshani Rampersadh – Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

Roshani Rampersadh has more than 20 years of senior management and executive experience earned working in both the public and private sectors. After completing articles with Deloitte & Touché in 1993, she embarked on a fast-tracked corporate career, gaining invaluable knowledge of critical business drivers across diverse industries.

She developed expertise in envisioning and leading technology-based process engineered growth initiatives, focused on achieving business value.

In 2004 Rampersadh founded, and is currently Managing Director of Afrené-com, a technology services company. She passionately drives customer-centric policies and service delivery as top priorities and respects cultural diversity as the ultimate strategic advange to enable creativity in any productive, sustainable economy.

Rampersadh holds a B.Sc. from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, a B.Com from UNISA, and an MBA from Henley Business School in London. She is a member of the Institute of Directors.

Mmaphuti Lephondo - Non-Executive Director

Mmaputhi Lephondo has spent a significant part of her career working in South Africa’s public sector where she has made significant contributions to the government’s transformation agenda.

Lephondo possesses vast experience in education, training and development. This has enabled her to contribute invaluably to legislation changes, policy development and the monitoring of the Skills Development Act and South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) processes within the education, health and welfare SETA environment in South Africa. 

She has served as a member of the National Standard Body (NSB) 09 representing the health and welfare SETA and is part of the Board of Trustees of Education Africa and St Mary’s Children Home. She is passionate about workplace transformation, particularly the advancement of women and people with disabilities. She was instrumental in the establishment of the workplace committees focusing on employment equity, human capital development training, disability and performance monitoring within the Gauteng region.

Thabo Mosololi - Non-Executive Director

Thabo Mosololi is the Executive Director of KIH, responsbile for strategy implementation in addition to overseeing the Group’s daily operational activities. Mosololi started his career as an articled clerk at KPMG in 1990 and qualified as a chartered accountact four years later. In 1996, he became CEO and founding partern of Gobodo Inc. (now part of SizweNtsalubaGobodo) and left the practice in 2000.

Mosololi joined Tsogo Sun in 2001 as Financial Director and left the company in 2012 while serving as Operations Director in the gaming division. He has served on various boards of many listed and non-listed entities. These include the Insider Trading Directorate, the Fiscal Commission, Telkom Ltd, Goliath Gold Ltd and First Uranium Ltd.

He formerly served as an Independent Director and Audit Committee member on the boards of Edcon Ltd, Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium, Pan African Resources, the Robben Island Museum, and the Market Theatre Foundation.

Mosololi holds a B.Com Hons (University of the Western Cape), CA (SA), International Business Certificate (London Guildhall University), Diploma in Project Management (Damelin), MAP and EDP (Wits Business School). He is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and Associaton for the Advancement of Black Accountants (ABASA).

Sphiwe Mayinga – Chairperson: Pamodzi Audit and Risk Committee

An Admitted Attorney with Master’s degree in Commercial Law, Sphiwe Mayinga’s career in business spans across different industries and business fields.

Mayinga started her career specialising in Commercial Law. Since then, she’s worked in various capacities in the medical and banking sectors. She has held senior executive management positions at two of South Africa’s four largest banks and also worked for the country’s largest open medical scheme in various roles. She is also an entrepreneur having started her own construction logistics business. 

Mayinga has a number of post-graduate qualifications in addition to her legal credentials. She completed a Management Advancement Programme at Wits Business School and a Senior Leadership Development Programme at the University of Pretoria. She also completed an Advanced Banking, Compliance, Risk Management and Corporate Governance course from the University of Johannesburg.

Mayinga serves on the boards of UNISA School of Business Leadership and the South African Pharmacy Council. 

Ms Tshidi Mokgabudi - Non-Executive Director

Miss Tshidi Mokgabudi was an executive director of KPMG South Africa from 1999 to 2013; head of Infrastructure, Government and Health (IGH) at KPMG from 1999 until 31 August 2015; Member of KPMG South Africa and Africa policy board. Ms Mokgabudi was a member of KPMG IGH global steering committee from 1999 to 31 August 2015.

Tshidi has 32 years of accounting, auditing and advisory experience within the public and private sectors. She is a former member of the Audit Commission during President Mandela’s administration and served on the University of the Witwatersrand Council. The purpose of the council being to give direction to the university education landscape. Tshidi is a former member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Ethics committee.

Tshidi is the founder of the Global Women Corporate Directors (WCD) South Africa Chapter, has been chairman of WCD since inception in 2011 until 31 August 2015. She is also the founder of African Women Chartered Accounts, member of Institute of Directors, member of Association of Black Accountants of SA.

Tshidi has also served as a Board Member on various companies as follows:

  • Financial Services Board: non-executive Director.
  • South African Reserve Bank: non-executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
  • Armscor: non-executive director and chairman of the Audit Committee.
  • Transnet: non-executive director and chairman of the Audit Committee
  • South African Airways (SAA): non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee.
  • lobal Women Corporate Directors: Chairman of SA chapter
  • International Women’s Forum: non-executive director and chairman of the Audit Committee.
  • Member of the Audit Commission during President Mandela’s administration
  • Deputy President of the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers under Presidents Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma’s administration

Tshidi holds a Diploma Tax Law, Chartered Accountant (SA), Honours Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Accounting Science and Bachelor of Commerce, Economics and Industrial Psychology.

Sipho Zikalala - Non-Executive Director

Sipho Zikalala has more than 30 years of experience in the built environment. He is the founding member of the South African Technical and Allied Career Organisation and was a project director of ZMK Construction (Pty) Ltd, which was involved in the realignment of the well-known Old Potchefstroom Road in Soweto.

He joined Pamodzi in September 2013 as an executive director for infrastructure.

Zikalala holds a B.Sc. (Building Science) from the University of the Witwatersrand, an MDP from the University of Pretoria, and PCM.

Solly Sithole - Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director

An entrepreneur who believes in achieving the impossible, Solly Sithole started Pamodzi with CEO and Chairman Ndaba Ntsele in 1979 as the original partners. He was instrumental in the return of Nike to South Africa and co-founded South Africa Teemane, South Africa’s first black-owned diamond site.

Sithole has significant business experience honed with the growth of Pamodzi into a heavyweight investment company.

He has served on the boards of many of Pamodzi’s investee companies and continues to be involved in the Group’s strategic growth plans.

Sibusiso Mpanza - Non-Executive Director 

Sibusiso Mpanza is managing member of Hentiq Consulting, a management consultancy involved in change management, project management, and financial advisory services.

Mpanza started his career in 1987 as assistant accountant at BEVCAN, a division of Metal Box Limited. Since then, he has worked in different industries including retail, FMCG and education. In 1996, he was appointed Executive Officer: Revenue at the Eastern Metropolitan Local Council responsible for cash management, credit control, rates billing and customer service retail. He was seconded five years later to join the Gauteng Department of Safety as its Chief Financial Officer. 

He has been managing member of Hentiq Consulting (Pty) Ltd since January 2010.

Mpanza holds a B.Com (Accounting) from the University of the North, a University Education Diploma and a Master in Business Leadership from UNISA.

He mentors young men at Mahon Evangelical Church of Southern Africa (MECSA) on business, lifestyle habits and religion during his free time.

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