Top Women Awards & Conference 2016

2016 Judges

2016 Judges


Khanyisile Kweyama
CEO
BUSA


KHANYISILE KWEYAMA

Khanyisile Kweyama is the CEO of BUSA (Business Unity South Africa). She also represents business on the BRICS Business Council, Committee of Principals (CoP), National Economic Development and Labour Council (NEDLAC), Presidential Working Group, The Pan-African Employers’ Confederation (PEC), International Organisation of Employers (IOE), Southern Africa Development Community (SADC).


Lebo Madiba
Managing Director
PR Powerhouse



LEBO MADIBA

Lebo Madiba is a communications expert with nearly 20 years’ experience in the field. She is founder and Managing Director of strategic communications agency PR Powerhouse. The company which she founded in 2011 specialises in media relations, reputation management and events represents global and South African blue chip and state owned entities including the likes of Novo Nordisk, SASRIA, Civil Aviation Authority, Foshizi, Omnicom Media Group.


Thandiwe Ngqobe
COO
NHBRC



THANDIWE NGQOBE

Ms. Thandiwe Ngqobe is currently the National Home Builders Registration Council’s Chief Operations Officer. She has over 10 years’ Executive Management experience, which spans across different portfolios in the public sector.


Dudu Msomi
Founder and CEO
Busara Leadership Partners,



DUDU MSOMI

Dudu Msomi is the Founder and CEO of Busara Leadership Partners, a research-orientated strategic advisory service and consulting company whose expertise is to facilitate the conception and execution of effective strategies that achieve the goals through an integrated approach to leadership, governance and strategy. Msomi is a Strategist, Leadership expert, Business/Leadership/Board/Strategy Coach and Business/Leadership/Board/Strategy Mentor.


Abigail Khuluse
Founder
Tushiyah Advisory Services



ABIGAIL KHULUSE

With 10 years experience in Small Medium Enterprises (SME) Development, Abigail is a strategist, with passion to empower small business owners so that they can build for growth. She is the founder of Tushiyah Advisory Services, providing design and implementation of SME and Entrepreneurial Development programmes. Tushiyah has, under her leadership, successfully designed and implemented SME programmes on behalf of major blue chip companies and municipalities in South Africa.


Busi Selesho Clc
Founder and Managing Director
IST HSE Solutions


BUSI SELESHO CLC

Busi Selesho is the founder and Managing Director of Isipho Sempilo (IST HSE Solutions) a Health, Safety and Wellness firm based in Pretoria, South Africa. We help businesses save lives and save millions of Rands by taking care of all their Health, Safety and Wellness needs, so that they can fully focus on their businesses, their customers and on growing their profits.


Alice Puoane
Chief Financial Officer
Brand South Africa


ALICE PUOANE

Alice Puoane – who is the Chief Financial Officer at Brand South Africa, has worked at the agency since 2011.

Formerly Ms. Puoane worked as the Chief Financial Officer for the Financial Intelligence Centre where she provided management support to the Finance and Supply Chain Teams, as well as the Audit Committee.


Zinzi Mgolodela
Head of Transformation
Woolworths


ZINZI MGOLODELA

Zinzi Mgolodela hails from the Eastern Cape, specifically from Whittlesea and moved to the Western Cape in pursuit of education in one of the then bush universities of the time.

She didn’t only graduate with an honours business degree from the University of Western Cape, she also inherited the psyche and conviction to be part of the then and still much needed socio economic transformation of the country.


Kate Moodley
Franchise Director
Discovery


KATE MOODLEY

When you meet Kate Moodley three words come to mind; professional, ambitious and humble.

Kate is an accomplished business woman with a number of academic qualifications which includes a Masters in Law. She began her career in legal but quickly moved into the financial services industry and insurance in particular. Kate has gone from strength to strength starting as a Candidate Attorney with Deneys Reitz. She became a Legal Advisor with Old Mutual in 2003 and moved on to Momentum as a Business Development Manager for Momentum in 2005. Her career grew markedly in Momentum as she established herself first as a Regional Manager and then moved on to General Manager (Executive Management). In 2010, she took the courageous step of becoming a Franchise Director at Discovery – essentially running her own business under the Discovery umbrella.


Nosimilo Mabuza
Group Marketing
Clinix Health Group


NOSIMILO MABUZA

Over 11 years combined Marketing experience in South Africa and Middle East, within the following disciplines: National Account Management, Franchise Marketing Management,  Acquisitions and Retentions (Call Centre Marketing),  Brand Management and Communications , Sports Sponsorships & Regional Marketing Management.


Vika Shipalana
Prestige Director
Pernod-Ricard South Africa


VIKA SHIPALANA

A specialist in luxury brands marketing with an obsession for how consumers and brands form meaningful and long lasting connections, Vika Shipalana is a champion for women empowerment and inspiring the girl child to thrive. A mother to two of the most precious human beings and a wife to a man who inspires her to be her best…..and a proud member of the Beyhive.

After completing her matric at Kaffrarian High School for Girls in King William’s Town in 1999, Vika completed a B Comm Accounting degree from the University of Port Elizabeth, now known as NMMU. She started her career at SABMiller as a Sales Rep in 2003 and left as an acting General Manager for Global Brands in 2015, holding numerous roles in-between including Sales Manager, National Promotions Manager, Regional Marketing Manager, Marketing Manager: Castle Lager and her all-time favourite, Marketing Manager: Grolsch, Peroni and Pilsner Urquell.


Gugu Mkhize
Executive Manager
MQA


GUGU MKHIZE

Gugu Mkhize is the Executive Manager at the MQA with experience spanning across many sectors namely project financing, construction and property management and skills development. She holds a number of qualifications namely, the Master of Business Administration, BA Honours, BA Degree, Diploma in HRM and recently completed the Advanced Project Management Programme.


Zukiswa Madlebe
Managing Director
Bophelo Benefit Services


ZUKISWA MADLEBE

Zukiswa has been in the financial services industry for 21 years and gained her experience while working at several large financial institutions including Metropolitan Life and PwC. She holds National Diploma: Internal Auditing (Walter Sisulu University), a National Diploma: HRM (Business Management Training College) and B.Comm. degree (UNISA). She is currently studying for her MBA with Henley Business School.


Lulu Mzili
Executive Committee Member Armscor

LULU MZILI

Lulu Mzili is an Executive Committee member of Armscor heading up the Marketing, Communication and Business Development portfolio. Her leadership experience in the environments of defence, financial services, renewable energy and engineering sectors spans over 18 years. Lulu holds an MBA, BCom Honours and various leadership certificates in finance, strategy and digital marketing. She is a member of Institute of Directors in Southern Africa (IoDSA), Business Women Association (BWA), Marketing Association of South Africa (MASA) and Black Management Forum (BMF).


Helen Botes
CEO
Joburg Property Company


HELEN BOTES

Helen Botes is the CEO of the Joburg Property Company, which she has headed since 2008. She has successfully repositioned the company by aggressively implementing the JPC Turnaround Strategy . In 2012 the City transferred the Metro Trading Company as well as its entire Facilities Management and Maintenance to her portfolio. She has managed the integration of these businesses to the JPC.


2016 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Standard Bank

“Africa is our home, and we are focused on driving her growth.” With a heritage of over 153 years, we are a leading integrated financial services group on the African continent. We have an on-the-ground presence in 20 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, fit-for-purpose representation outside Africa and a strategic partnership with ICBC. This unique footprint supports our strategy to connect African markets to each other and to pools of capital globally.

www.standardbank.co.za


Health & Pharmaceuticals Award

Clinix Health Group

Clinix Health Group was founded by Dr Khamane (K O P) Matseke in 1992 and offers private health care in previously disadvantaged communities in Soweto, Vosloorus, Mafikeng, Phalaborwa and Sebokeng. Conveniently located at the heart of the communities we serve, we currently have seven private hospitals that provide world-class facilities and the very best medical care around the clock.

www.clinix.co.za


Diversity in the Workplace Award

Continental

Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) shares in the rich history of the country and our employees are representative of the vibrant community in which we operate. We are the only Continental Tyre Plant in Africa and based in Port Elizabeth.

CTSA supplies to all car manufacturers in South Africa.

www.continental.co.za


Top Female Entrepreneur of 2016 Award

Kabu Design Architects

Founded by Buhle Mathole, Kabu Design Architects established its vision in 2007. We are a young firm with a deep sense of pride in our African heritage. Additionally, as a BBBEE level one contributor we are proud to be able to function within the South African economic landscape.

www.kabuarch.co.za

 


Top Woman Award in Aviation

Denel

Our corporation’s history dates back to 1964 when Atlas Aircraft Corporation was formed primarily to manufacture military aircraft and various avionic systems for the South African Air Force (SAA). Atlas was brought under the control of Armaments Corporation of South Africa (Armscor) in 1968.

www.denelaviation.co.za

 


Energy and Utilities Award

Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric develops technologies and solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.

www.schneider-electric.com

 


Innovation Through Technology Award

Technology Innovation Agency

TIA is a national public entity that serves as the key institutional intervention to bridge the innovation chasm between research and development from higher education institutions, science councils, public entities, and private sector, and commercialisation. TIA is a world-class leading technology innovation agency that stimulates and supports technological innovation to improve the quality of life for all South Africans.

www.tia.org.za


Transport and Logistics Award

Airports Company South Africa

Airports Company South Africa was formed in 1993 as a public company under the Airports Act (No. 44 of 1993) and, although majority owned by the South African Government, is legally and financially autonomous and operates under commercial law.

Over the years, the company has transformed a fragmented, infrastructural parastatal into a focused, customer driven, efficient and commercially successful business, whose airports have become critical success factors to Brand South Africa. The company currently manages a network of nine airports in South Africa, including the three main international gateways of O.R. Tambo International, Cape Town International and King Shaka International Airports. In 2013, the nine airports facilitated nearly 39.5 million passengers.

www.airports.co.za


Top Gender Empowered Company: Government  Department Award

Dimension Data

Dimension Data uses the power of technology to help organisations achieve great things in the digital era. As a member of the NTT Group, we accelerate our clients’ ambitions through digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, workspaces for tomorrow, and cybersecurity. With a turnover of USD 7.5 billion, offices in 58 countries, and 31,000 employees, we deliver wherever our clients are, at every stage of their technology journey. We’re proud to be the Official Technology Partner of Amaury Sport Organisation, organiser of the Tour de France, and the title partner of the cycling team, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka.

www.dimensiondata.com


Multinational Award

Pernod Ricard

Pernod Ricard South Africa is one of six African market companies to proudly fly the flag of the Pernod Ricard Group.

The French-based Pernod Ricard Group is the world co-leader of the wine and spirits industry, delivering on leading premium brands such as Chivas Regal, Jameson Whiskey, ABSOLUT vodka and G.H.Mumm Champagne.

Pernod Ricard South Africa was established in 1994, following the birth of South Africa’s democracy and the lifting of international trade sanctions. Over the past 20 years, it has grown significantly within the local market and still continues to thrive.

Pernod Ricard South Africa is part of a network of 80 international market companies that promote both the Group’s international brands and manages local and regional brands like Red Heart Rum and Olmeca Tequila.

With headquarters in Cape Town and regional offices across the country, the Pernod Ricard South Africa family employs more than 270 proud employees.

As the “creators of conviviality” and backed by sound business values and a belief in building lasting relationships, the respected Pernod Ricard tradition continues to be carried forward with vibrancy and passion by the men and women behind Pernod Ricard South Africa

www.pernod-ricard.co.za


Corporate Citizenship Award

Distell

Distell is Africa’s leading manufacturer and marketer of alcoholic beverages. Proudly born in the South African winelands, Distell has a diverse portfolio of iconic brands available internationally that are crafted by extraordinary people and which connect and inspire consumers across any occasion.

From creating a sustainable participation programme in our communities, to encouraging a culture of responsible drinkers, Distell is committed to creating sustainable value, that makes a real difference for all its stakeholders, in an ethical manner. For Distell that means making a step change in its performance by fulfilling the standards the company has set itself across every part of its business and through working with governments, NGOs and other partners to achieve lasting change in the liquor industry.

www.distell.co.za


Top Women in Property

Joburg Property Company

The City of Joburg Property Company SOC Ltd (JPC), established in 2000, is a dynamic company mandated to manage and develop the City of Johannesburg’s (CoJ) property assets for the purpose of maximising both social and commercial opportunities for the Council.

Dedicated to finding solutions to the developmental challenges facing the City of Johannesburg, the JPC utilises council-owned land assets to leverage private sector investment in public infrastructure. The JPC, on behalf of the CoJ, provides Property Asset Management, Property management (Commercial), Property Management (Social), as well as Facilities Management and Maintenance Services; and its relevant subsidiary services.

The JPC, as an agent in support of the Council, is committed to ensuring that Johannesburg is a ‘world class African city’. Consequently, the JPC ensures that economic growth and job creation occur to address socio-economic disparities and legacies of discrimination and inequality.

www.jhbproperty.co.za


Top Woman In Science

Armscor

Armscor is the acquisition agency for the Department of Defence ( DoD). Our mandate is to proactively meet the defence matériel requirements, defence technology, research, development, analysis, tests and evaluation requirements of the Department of Defence and other organs of state effectively, efficiently, economically and holistically.

Armscor’s vision is to be the premier defence technology and acquisition service provider for the South African Government and our allies on the African continent and the world.

GATEWAY TO DEFENCE SOLUTIONS

www.armscor.co.za


Top Woman in Agriculture

Agricultural Research Council

The Agricultural Research Council is a premier science institution that conducts research with partners, develops human capital and fosters innovation to support and develop the agricultural sector. The ARC’s vision reflects its core business and celebrates its unique role, acknowledging its position as the principal agricultural research institution in South Africa.
The vision highlights the need to harness ARC capabilities to ensure that it becomes an organization known for its excellence in its core area of business.

www.arc.agric.za


Top Gender Empowered Resources Awards

Mining Qualifications Authority

The Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) is a Sector Education and Training Authority (SETA) responsible for the administration of skills development programmes for the mining and minerals sector in South Africa. It was first established under the Mine Health and Safety Act No.29 of 1996 and later registered as a SETA under the Skills Development Act No.97 of 1998.

www.mqa.org.za


Skills Development Award

MANCOSA

The Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) is a private higher education institution committed to the provision of affordable, accessible and accredited learning programmes. . MANCOSA is a leading provider of business and management education programmes on the African continent and the Indian Ocean Islands through supported distance education. MANCOSA flagship programme is the Masters in Business Administration. The institution also offers certificate and degree Programmes.

www.mancosa.co.za


Fast Growth Women Owned SMME Award

The Industrial Development Corporation

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) was established in 1940 by an act of Parliament. It was established to spearhead the development of domestic industrial capacity, especially in light of the shortages of manufactured goods experienced as a result of the disruption of trade between Europe and South Africa

 Website: www.idc.co.za


Parastatal/Agency Award

Asterio Training

Asterio Training is a proudly South African 100% B-BBEE female owned multi-faceted training and conference company. We are skilled to support corporate companies and organisations in both the public and private sectors with a broad range of conferences, virtual events, and workshops and bespoke training courses to multiple sectors. We offer custom courses to address specific training needs within your organization in on-site classroom-style courses. All training is delivered through our extensive training partner program.

Websitewww.asteriohc.co.za


SANBS

Websitewww.sanbs.org.za

 

 


TUMI

Since 1975 TUMI has been creating world-class business and travel essentials, designed to upgrade, uncomplicate, and beautify all aspects of life on the move. Blending flawless functionality with a spirit of ingenuity, they are committed to empowering journeys as a lifelong partner to movers and makers in pursuit of their passions. Designed in America, for Global Citizens everywhere. The brand is sold in over 260 stores from New York to Paris to London and Tokyo, as well as the world’s top department and specialty stores and travel retail in more than 75 countries. South African stores are located at Sandton City, OR Tambo International Airport Duty Free and V&A Waterfront.

Website: intl.tumi.com


Lifestyle Partner

Skyler T

Skyler T was born NOV 2014  , a new up and coming Designer Handmade Jewellery brand , first in the country 100 % black women owned.

The range is focused on exceptional   quality and craftsmanship  all handmade with diamonds ,precious stones , 18 ct white and yellow gold and platinum , it focuses on bridal , engagements, birthdays , anniversaries ,graduations or any special occasion.

It all started through my personal experience and business experience  and in the space I work in  where we can reach  out to people that have the same drive , hope , passion , perseverance in achieving their goals and aspirations.

Here with stand together with the same vision  and creating partnership and synergies between various up and coming designers , to create this platform  to assist and support  up and coming emerging designers that have been trained Abroad , to showcase and to sell their product and to impart  business knowledge as far as practices and principles and ethics.

Skyler T is a De Beers Zimele Initiative.

Website: www.skylert.co.za

2016 Media Sponsors

2016 Media Partners


Sunday Times

The Sunday Times is South Africa’s biggest Sunday newspaper.

www.timeslive.co.za/sundaytimes/


South African Business Integrator

South African Business Integrator Magazine’s main focus is to synchronize business information, business cultures and align strategies and business goals between the public and private sector nationally.  www.sabusinessintegrator.co.za


Inside Mining

The most sought after mining magazine in Africa

Inside Mining features topical information on mining and exploration projects in Africa and beyond, focusing on the entire mining value chain. www.3smedia.co.za/publication/inside-mining/


Transport World Africa

Transport World Africa covers complete transport and logistics management solutions and the movement of freight throughout Africa.

www.3smedia.co.za/publication/transport-world-africa/


 

 

SA Building Review

SA Building Review is a national annual resource handbook with its central focus on the identity of building products and services within the built environment in South Africa.

www.sabuildingreview.co.za


Public Sector Manager

The Public Sector Manager communicates with a strategic component of government’s target audiences – senior public sector managers. The magazine aims to help public sector/government managers and their departments/agencies

2016 Finalists

Finalists 2016

 RESOURCES AWARDSPONSORED BY MINING QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY
ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM
ARCELORMITTAL
FOSKOR
PALABORA COPPER
THE MSA GROUP
WASAA GASSES

RETAIL AWARDSPONSORED BY TUMI
CLICKS
HIRSCH’S
V&A WATERFRONT

HEALTH & PHARMACEUTICAL AWARD – CLINIX HEALTH GROUP
ASTRAZENECA
LIFE HEALTHCARE
METROPOLITAN HEALTH
NETCARE

TRANSPORT & LOGISTICSSPONSORED BY O.R TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
ARAMEX SA
BOMBELA CONCESSION COMPANY
PRASA
TRANSPORT EDUCATION & TRAINING AUTHORITY (TETA)

ENERGY & UTILITIES AWARDSPONSORED BY SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC
CITY POWER JOHANNESBURG
ESKOM
PETRO SA
RAND WATER

FAST GROWTH WOMAN- OWNED SMME AWARDSPONSORED BY IDC
2CONNECT
AGRIAIDS SA
ARELI VEG
BSK MARKETING
EKURHULENI ARTISANS & SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE
GOTEC
IMPERIAL ARMOUR
LA CONSULTING ENGINEERS
LUCOB CLEANING SERVICES
MDITO BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
MMAPRO IT SOLUTIONS
T- MARC LOGISTICS

DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE AWARDSPONSORED BY CONTINENTAL TYRES
ACCENTURE SA
COCA COLA
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE MEDICAL SCHEME
GROUP FIVE
HP SOUTH AFRICA
MCKINSEY & COMPANY
PPC CEMENT

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AWARDSPONSORED BY MANCOSA
BIDVEST FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
ICT WORKS
ONLY THE BEST – TELERESOURCES
WOA FUELS & OILS
ZINTO MARKETING GROUP

INNOVATION THROUGH TECHNOLOGY AWARDSPONSORED BY TIA
ACCSYS
DELL COMPUTERS
GOINDUSTRY DOVEBID SA
HISENSE SA
ICT WORKS
MULTICHOICE SUPPORT SERVICE

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP AWARDSPONSORED BY DISTELL
AFGRI OPERATIONS LIMITED
ARAMEX SA
COCA COLA
GROUP FIVE
HISENSE SA
RAND WATER
SAPPI
UNILEVER
VODACOM

FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR OF 2016 AWARDSPONSORED BY KABU DESIGN
ADRI MARAIS – TSIBA EDUCATION
ARIELLA KUPER – CLEAR ASSET
KUSELWA MTETWA – ALCM SOLUTIONS
LESLEY WATERKEYN – COLOURWORKS
LOUISA GARLAND- ELS – IMPERIAL ARMOUR
LUNGISA NONKWELO – LUCOB CLEANING SERVICES
MARTHIE JANSEN VAN RENSBURG – EKURHULENI ARTISANS & SKILLS TRAINING CENTRE
MAVIS SIBANYONI – MDITO BUSINESS ENTERPRISE
SARISA FERREIRA – ARELI VEG
ZAYHIEDA ENVER – PURE GRIT PROJECTS & EXHIBITIONS MANAGEMENT
TOP YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR AWARD – 40 YEARS AND YOUNGER – SPONSORED BY SUNDAY TIMES
AKONA NGCUKA – BIDVEST FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
BELLA MFENYANA – GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE MEDICAL SCHEME
CANDICE BOOYSEN – ARGILITY
CLEO NDHLOVU – TSHWANE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (CTE)
DENESHREE GOVENDER – ALEXANDER FORBES
JANICE WAGNER – EDGE EXECUTIVE SEARCH
JOLÉNE LEEUWNER- MARITZ – LEEUWNER MARITZ ATTORNEYS
KESAGEE NAYAGER – BOMBELA CONCESSION COMPANY
PETRA REES – LEAN ENTERPRISE ACCELERATION PROGRAMMES
SARISA FERREIRA – ARELI VEG

TOP WOMAN IN AVIATIONSPONSORED BY DENEL
JANE OLWOCH – SANSA EARTH OBSERVATION
REFILWE LEDWABA – SAWIA
SIBONGILE SAMBO – SRS AVIATION
SIZAKELE MZIMELA – FLY BLUE CRANE

TOP WOMAN IN AGRICULTURE AWARD – ARC
ANNA PHOSA – DREAMLAND PIGGERY & ABATTOIR
ELAINE SEYMOUR KROUTZ – KROUT SPROUT
CECILIA FAITH CAROLISEN – KGORANG AGRIC PROJECT CO-OPERATIVE
MARIA MULUNGU – MULUNGU MIXED FARMING
MONICA NDEBELE – MARIGOLD FARMS
NOMPUMELELO PASCALINA MDLALOSE – PHAPHAMANG ENVIRONMENTAL
NOMXOLISI LEONORAH MATHE – SUNGULA PROJECT
SELINA PINKY HLABEDI – HLABEDI FARMS
VICTORIA MDASHE – BEST HOMESTEAD FOOD GARDEN
TOP WOMAN IN PROPERTY – SPONSORED BY JOHANNESBURG PROPERTY COMPANY
DINA SOUKOP – SOUKOP PROPERTY GROUP
IPELENG MKHARI – MOTSENG INVESTMENT HOLDINGS
JACKIE VAN NIEKERK – PIVOTAL PROPERTY FUND
KIM FACLIER – GOINDUSTRY DOVEBID SA
NOMZAMO RADEBE – JHI
SHAZIA ESSA – CHOPROP

TOP WOMAN IN SCIENCE AWARDSPONSORED BY ARMSCOR
DR KONJI SABATI – IPASA
JILL FARRANT – UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN
PROF ALISON LEWIS – UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN
PROF MAUREEN COETZEE – UNIVERSITY OF WITWATERSRAND
QUARRAISHA ABDOOL KARIM – CAPRISA
ZODWA MBAMBO – CSIR

FEMALE PUBLIC SECTOR LEADER AWARD (PARASTATALS AND GOVERNMENT)SPONSORED BY PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGER
BELLA MFENYANA – GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEE MEDICAL SCHEME
KESAGEE NAYAGER – BOMBELA CONCESSION COMPANY
MAPHEFO ANNO – FREMPONG – TRANSPORT EDUCATION & TRAINING AUTHORITY (TETA)
PHATHISWA FOTOYI – TRANSNET
SANDISIWE NCEMANE – COEGA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
VUYIWE TSAKO – UGU DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

TOP BUSINESSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDSPONSORED BY STANDARD BANK
ANGELA DICK – TRANSMAN
BRONWYN PHILIPPS – HRG RENNIES TRAVEL
CINDY SCHROEDER – INTROSTAT
FAITH KHANYILE – WDB INVESTMENT HOLDINGS
GILLIAN JOHNSON – ONLY THE BEST
KOOBASHINIE GOVENDER – DENTSU AEGIS NETWORK
MARGARET HIRSCH – HIRSCH’S
MARION SHIKWINYA -AFGRI OPERATIONS LIMITED
NOKWANELE QONDE – WASAA GASSES
PAM DU PLESSIS – INVINCIBLE VALVES
TERYL SCHROEN – ACCSYS

GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT AWARDSPONSORED BY DIMENSION DATA
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & FISHERIES
DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF TRADE & INDUSTRY
KZN DEPARTMENT OF ARTS & CULTURE

PARASTATAL / AGENCY AWARDSPONSORED BY ASTERIO
ITHALA DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION
PRASA
RAND WATER
TSHWANE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (CTE)

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD – STANDARD BANK
DENTSU AEGIS NETWORK
HRG RENNIES TRAVEL
INVINCIBLE VALVES
KPMG
UNILEVER
WDB INVESTMENT HOLDINGS

2016 Winners

2016 Winners

RESOURCES AWARD – SPONSORED BY MINING QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY
Anglo American Platinum

RETAIL AWARD – SPONSORED BY TUMI
Clicks Group

HEALTH & PHARMACEUTICAL AWARD – CLINIX HEALTH GROUP
Netcare

TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS – SPONSORED BY O.R TAMBO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
PRASA

FAST GROWTH WOMAN-OWNED SMME AWARD – SPONSORED BY IDC
Imperial Armour

ENERGY & UTILITIES AWARD – SPONSORED BY SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC
Rand Water

DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE AWARD – SPONSORED BY CONTINENTAL TYRES
Accenture SA

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AWARD – SPONSORED BY MANCOSA
ICT Works

INNOVATION THROUGH TECHNOLOGY AWARD – SPONSORED BY TIA
Dell Computers

CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP AWARD – SPONSORED BY DISTELL
Coca Cola

FEMALE PUBLIC SECTOR LEADER AWARD (PARASTATALS AND GOVERNMENT) – SPONSORED BY PUBLIC SECTOR MANAGER
Bella Mfenyana – Government Employee Medical Scheme

GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT AWARD – SPONSORED BY DIMENSION DATA
Department of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries

PARASTATAL / AGENCY AWARD – SPONSORED BY ASTERIO
Ithala Development Finance Corporation

TOP YOUNG ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR AWARD – 40 YEARS AND YOUNGER – SPONSORED BY SUNDAY TIMES
Joléne Leeuwner- Maritz – Leeuwner Maritz Attorneys

TOP WOMAN IN AVIATION – SPONSORED BY DENEL
Sizakele Mzimela – Fly Blue Crane

TOP MALE DRIVING GENDER EMPOWERMENT – SPONSORED BY PERNOD RICARD
Rob Davies – the Dti

TOP WOMAN IN AGRICULTURE AWARD – ARC
Anna Phosa – Dreamland Piggery & Abattoir

TOP WOMAN IN PROPERTY – SPONSORED BY JOHANNESBURG PROPERTY COMPANY
Ipeleng Mkhari – Motseng Investment Holdings

TOP WOMAN IN SCIENCE AWARD – SPONSORED BY ARMSCOR
Quarraisha Abdool Karim – CAPRISA

FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR OF 2016 AWARD – SPONSORED BY KABU DESIGN
Sarisa Ferreira – Areli Veg

TOP FEMALE HUMANITIARIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD – SPONSORED BY SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL BLOOD SERVICE
Eleanor Joubert

TOP BUSINESSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD -SPONSORED BY STANDARD BANK
Margaret Hirsch – Hirsch’s

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD – STANDARD BANK
WDB Investment Holdings

LIFETIME ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Adv. Thuli Madonsela

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