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Media Advisory - Unisa SBL to award the Leadership in Practice Award to South African Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago

MEDIA ADVISORY

Unisa SBL to award the Leadership in Practice Award to South African Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago

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Date: 26 November 2019

The University of South Africa (Unisa) Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) invites members of the media to its annual Leadership in Practice (LIP) Award ceremony taking place in Midrand, Gauteng. The South African Reserve Bank Governor, Mr Lesetja Kganyago a South African economist and central banker, will be receiving the prestigious Leadership in Practice Award for his outstanding and courageous leadership.

The LIP Award is the highest acknowledgement conferred by the Unisa SBL Alumni Association and considers the recipient’s leadership and business achievements over the past few years and the value these achievements have added to society and the South African economy at large. Previous awardees include HE President Cyril Ramaphosa, Dr Mamphela Ramphele, Rev. Frank Chikane, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, and Dr Judy Dlamini, to mention but a few.

At the ceremony Dr Tshepo Feela, founder and CEO of the Diversifex Group, will receive the Emerging Leader Award while Julia Petla, founder and managing director of Amedzo Trading and Projects, a 100% black-women-owned construction company, will receive the Women in Leadership Award.

The details are as follows:

Date:  Thursday 28, November 2019
Time: 18:30 for 19:00
Venue: Accolades Boutique Venue, Midrand

Members of the media are invited to attend and cover the event.

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To RSVP and to request interviews, please contact Ms Zanele Mapoyi on 065 654 5204 / 012 429 3981 / nxipuz@unisa.ac.za OR Edgar Rathelele on 063 731 5456 / 012 429 3981 / ratheme@unisa.ac.za

 

Publish date: 2019/11/27