Prof. Bonang Mohale

Professor Bonang Mohale is a prominent figure in the business world, with a impressive list of accomplishments under his belt. As the Chancellor of the University of the Free State, former President of Business Unity South Africa (BUSA), and Professor of Practice in the Johannesburg Business School – in the College of Business and Economics, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table.

In addition to his roles as Chairman of two listed entities – The Bidvest Group Limited and ArcelorMittal  and of SBV Services, he is also a member of the Community of Chairpersons of the World Economic Forum.

In the literary world, Professor Mohale has made a mark as the author of two bestselling books, “Lift As You Rise” and “Behold The Turtle”.

His influence extends beyond the realms of business and academia, as he has been recognised by Reputation Poll International’s list in 2023 as one of the ‘100 Most Reputable Africans’. The selection criteria are Integrity, Reputation, Transparency, Visibility and Impact.

Furthermore, Prof. Mohale’s leadership skills have not gone unnoticed. He was awarded the 2023 ME-Vision Academy Award for ‘Exclusive Recognition in Successful Leadership’, acknowledging his consistent success in leading himself and others, as a senior executive and CEO, and in society. His contributions to mentoring and inspiring future leaders have also been lauded.

In a world where strong leadership is crucial, Professor Bonang Mohale stands out as a beacon of success and inspiration. His remarkable achievements serve as a reminder to strive for excellence in all endeavours.

In addition to his impressive roles and accolades, he is also known for his dedication to social responsibility and sustainable development. As a prominent figure in the business world, he actively promotes ethical business practices and corporate governance. His advocacy for diversity and inclusion has earned him recognition as a champion of equality and fairness in the workplace. Furthermore, Professor Mohale’s commitment to education and youth empowerment is evident through his involvement in various mentorship programmes and initiatives.

Overall, his multifaceted contributions make him a role model for aspiring leaders across various industries.