Gideon Khobane has been the Chief Executive Officer of Supersport at Naspers Limited since April 2016.
He has been with the MultiChoice Group since 2008 and has held roles as Head of Marketing and Publicity for M-Net Africa and Director of Research and Business Intelligence for M-Net South Africa.
Khobane served as Director of M-Net General Entertainment Channels (M-Net, M-Net Edge, M-Net City and M-Net Family).
During his time with the Group, he has driven a number of very successful key projects: he launched the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, launched and rebranded the African Magic Channels, launched M-Net Family and M-Net City.
He also helped to develop a number of key shows: Tinsel, Idols East and Southern Africa, Star Gist, Big Brother Africa and The Voice SA.
Khobane was responsible for some of the most popular and exciting channels on DStv such as M-Net, M-Net Edge, M-Net City and M-Net Family.
Khobane holds a National Diploma in Accountancy, a Postgraduate Diploma in Integrated Marketing Communication, a foundation management program certificate, a BCom degree (specializing in Marketing Management), a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management, and a Master’s Degree(specializing in Strategic Marketing).