Gugu Sepamla and Nicholas Maweni have joined the board of WingsNaledi, the specialist travel management company that was established in 2000 to serve the South African public sector.
Sepamla is co-Founder and Principal Partner of Moshe Capital, an investment, advisory and financing firm. She brings 18 years’ senior executive experience to WingsNaledi, including 12 years in company director roles on several public and listed boards. She served as the md and head of Public Policy and Government Relations of Barclays Bank (Africa) has also been involved in the successful transformation and restructuring of various state-owned entities over a 10-year period. Sepamla was also named by Forbes as one its ‘Top 10 Most Powerful and Influential Women in Africa’.
Maweni brings extensive marketing, communication and legal expertise to the WingsNaledi board through his experience in both the private and public sectors. He worked as chief of staff for the Ministry of Arts & Culture and also for the Ministry of Justice. He was the md of Black Management Forum and was previously the chief marketing executive at IBM Africa. Maweni served as the group marketing director of Crossroads Distribution (Skynet Worldwide Express). He has worked for numerous companies in the ICT sector including Vodacom, Marconi, and TIBCO.
WingsNaledi is a travel management company that supports the specialised travel and conference requirements of the South African government and state-owned entities. WingsNaledi operates from offices in Nelson Mandela Square (Sandton), Durban and Cape Town, plus satellite offices in the governmental hub of Pretoria.