Having celebrated the 66th anniversary of the Women’s March of 1956 in South Africa, Nedbank collaborated with The Family Table in partnership with the Sunday Times to host a conversational engagement between professional leaders, executives and emerging entrepreneurs, including women and young people, in the corporate space. The conversation focused on several themes and topics that shape women’s roles and experiences in society. The event provided thought leadership insights, lessons and awareness by showcasing the ongoing support beyond banking services that Nedbank offers its stakeholder groups among women and young people.
well-versed orator, with extensive experience in front of the camera and behind the microphone of addressing many diverse audiences.
As a highly regarded conference chair, moderator, and programme director, Gugulethu, primarily serves as a broadcaster on Kaya FM’s prime time, award-winning
business show – Kaya Bizz, and as a senior anchor on
Through her engagement with leaders of global agencies,
c-suite executives, government officials and industry experts, worldwide, Gugulethu has gained a wealth of experience in financial journalism with a sound grasp of financial markets, economic data and current affairs and the impact this has on the business community.
Executive Head: Group Marketing
Since then, she’s charted the course for growth for several loved local and global brands in the FMCG, Telecommunications, and presently, Financial Services industries.
Nthabiseng joined Nedbank from Vodacom, where she held various positions, including pioneering and heading up the Segment Marketing division in their Enterprise Business Unit. She holds a BCom Economics from the University of Natal; MDP from the University of Pretoria, as well as an MBA from GIBS. She will be pursuing a PHD/ DBA in 2023.
She is passionate about purpose-led marketing and her role in ensuring that the Nedbank brand is positioned to deliver its purpose, promise and essence. In her current role, she looks after six group marketing functions, namely: Brand and Advertising, Group Media, Digital Marketing, Sponsorships and Cause Marketing, Marketing Communications and PR, and Group Marketing Strategy & Operations.
Executive Head: Retail and Business Banking Marketing
Buli Ndlovu, Nedbank’s Executive Head of Retail and Business Banking Marketing, is an experienced marketing professional based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She has a demonstrated track record working across an array of industries including FMCG, Telecommunications as well as Financial Services on some of the country’s most loved brands such as MTN, Samsung, South African Breweries and most recently Nedbank.
She is passionate about building world-class brands that form an integral part of people’s lives – and ultimately the nation’s character. She is interested in understanding the dynamics of the environment in which businesses operate and subsequently using the discipline and science of marketing to solve challenges thereby allowing the business to not only remain competitive, relevant and sustainable but to ultimately thrive.
Buli is a certified Chartered Marketer who holds an undergraduate and honours degree in Marketing from the University of Johannesburg, as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in General Management and an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS). She is currently pursuing a Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Business from MIT Sloane.
She is enthusiastically curious about life, a closet geek and when she is not lecturing Marketing students at a local tertiary institution, she is in constant pursuit of being a God-fearing wife and somewhat of a cool mom…the jury is still out.
Head of Legal in Group Technology
Mpho was also named one of the Mail and Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans of 2019. She is also a finalist for the SA Professional Services Awards for Young Law Professional of the Year which awards are to be held in 2020.
Mpho continues to demonstrate an extraordinary level of determination, drive and diligence in her commitment to her craft as a TMT specialist and continuous learning, in 2019 she obtained her Master of Laws in Information and Communications Law from Wits. In 2021, Mpho completed her Advanced Certificate in Management Practice with Henley Business School – Africa. At the core of her motivations in life is the empowerment and upliftment of women in general, and black women in particular. She has embodied Black Excellence in a way that will forever inspire and ignite the dreamer in every black child that hears her story.
Nedbank 2022 YouthX Changemaker
In 2021, Candice co-authored Flow The Book About Menstruation with Kwela Books and has so far collaborated with companies such as Nedbank in providing more awareness to period poverty.
Founder and MD of Beauty on Tapp
In 2015, Mathebe founded Beauty on TApp which at the time was a “find a beauty service” app and later transformed into an online beauty store (e-tailer). The businesses vision was to provide local beauty brands with a digital platform to showcase their products and that is easily accessible and user friendly. Five year later, Beauty on TApp is an e- commerce business that retails a range of local and international beauty and self care products, and has become known for efficient and great customer service and delivery turnaround. In 2021, Mathebe founded Pastry Skincare, a brand that is exclusively available online on @beautyontapp and in-store at Africa Rise.
Mathebe recently left her investment banking role to run Beauty on TApp full time. She left RMB after being Executive Assistant to the CEO of RMB for over two years. When she’s not working, Mathebe is a a fitness enthusiast with a knack for baking.
Mathebe was named a future wealth creator by Forbes Africa Magazine and looks forward to her future of continuing to empower African beauty brands.