Former minister Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka lands top job

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the former deputy president of South Africa and prominent advocate for women’s rights, has been appointed to the board of directors of Mercedes-Benz South Africa.

This announcement comes as a significant move in the automotive industry, and it is seen as a positive step towards improving gender diversity in corporate leadership.

Mlambo-Ngcuka is a widely respected figure in South Africa and beyond, known for her work in advancing gender equality and empowering women and girls.

Her appointment to the board of Mercedes-Benz South Africa is a reflection of her impressive track record and dedication to making a difference in the world.

In a statement, Mlambo-Ngcuka expressed her excitement about joining the board, saying, “I am looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to the continued success of Mercedes-Benz South Africa. I am keen to bring my experience and passion for gender equality to the boardroom and work towards creating a more inclusive and diverse corporate environment.”

The move has been praised by many in the industry, including gender diversity advocates and business leaders.

Nolitha Fakude, the chairperson of Mercedes-Benz South Africa, commented on Mlambo-Ngcuka’s appointment, saying, “We are delighted to have Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka join our board. Her wealth of experience and leadership in promoting gender equality will be invaluable to our organization as we continue to strive for greater diversity and inclusion in our leadership.”

Mlambo-Ngcuka’s appointment to the board of Mercedes-Benz South Africa sends a powerful message about the importance of having diverse perspectives in corporate decision-making.

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