Thoko Martha Mokgosi-Mwantembe
Independent non-executive director
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Nomination Committee
Diploma in Teaching (Swaziland), B.Sc (Swaziland), M.Sc (Loughborough), SEP (Harvard), MCRP (IMD Switzerland)
Thoko is CEO of Kutana Investment Group and a director of companies such as at Knorr Bremse SA (Pty) Limited, Absa Bank, and Aveng Group. Thoko has held a number of senior executive positions at Telkom, was Marketing Director at Lucent Technologies, a Divisional Managing Director of Siemens Telecommunications, the CEO of Alcatel SA and, until November 2008, CEO of Hewlett Packard South Africa. Thoko was the recipient of the BWA Businesswoman of the year award in the corporate category in 2007. In 2005 she won the ICT achiever of the year award, Top ICT Businesswoman in Africa award and ICT Personality of the Year. She was appointed to the Vodacom Group Board in May 2009.