Jabu Mabuza to offer keynote address at SA REIT Conference 2018


Eskom Chairman Jabu Mabuza will join global and local business influencers at the SA REIT Conference 2018 in Sandton Central.

In his headline address, Mabuza will explore the challenges South Africa has to overcome in reigniting its economy and other big issues facing business in 2018 and beyond.

Mabuza is a distinguished business leader, successful entrepreneur, and has delivered in key roles in the private and public sectors. Mabuza’s corporate acumen and track record of integrity have earned him a reputation for not tolerating interference in his duties as a director.

An advocate of independent business leadership, Mabuza is President of Business Unity South Africa (BUSA), Co-Convenor of the CEO Initiative, and Chairman of Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA).

Over his remarkable corporate career, Mabuza has held several high-profile directorships and is currently represented on local and international boards. He is presently Chairman of Telkom SA SOC Limited, Chairman of the Africa portion of the merged Anheuser-Busch InBev and SAB Miller and, in January 2018, he was appointed Chairman of Eskom.

Mabuza has also presented several papers on Black Economic Empowerment Investment in South Africa, on Small and Medium Enterprise Development and the Role of Business in Transition, both locally and in the UK, USA and Europe.

At the SA REIT Conference 2018, he will highlight the reignition of the South African economy and offer his unique perspective as a seasoned entrepreneur at the forefront of business leadership, governance and transformation.

Mabuza rounds out an impressive line-up of hard-hitting speakers at the SA REIT Conference 2018 – a trailblazing one-day executive conference focused on South Africa’s listed property sector.

International listed property leader Jaap L. Tonckens, CFO of Unibail-Rodamco, will also present a keynote session exploring the latest REIT trends and investor sentiments in Europe, which has become a target destination for the local property sector’s expansion. Tonckens oversees the investments of what is set to become the world’s biggest international retail property owner after the recent announcement of its record-breaking deal to buy the renowned Westfield Group.

The SA REIT Conference takes place on 15 March 2018 at Sandton Convention Centre, with limited seats available at www.sareit.com/conference.php


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