Khanyisile Kweyama named BUSA's new CEO - CNBC Africa

Khanyisile Kweyama named BUSA's new CEO

Southern Africa

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Khanyisile Kweyama. PHOTO: flickr

Jabu Mabuza, BUSA president, expressed his delight to working with Kweyama.

I look forward to working with Kweyama and the board as we work collectively to help South Africa meet the objectives of the National Development Plan and to grow our economy to its fullest potential," said Mabuza, in a media report.

Kweyama has been seconded from Anglo American where she held the title of executive director. She will be away from the miner for a two year term, effective 2 January 2015 and will take over from Cas Coovadia, the current acting CEO.

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Neren Rau CEO of SACCI wished her well saying, “SACCI wishes Kweyama success in her new role.  SACCI eagerly anticipates a more cohesive advocacy environment for business in South Africa with BUSA strengthened under the leadership of Kweyama.”