Johannesburg - Business executive Nicholas Darius Maweni has
been appointed the new managing director of the Black Management Forum.
"Maweni was the most senior South African black
executive in the leadership team of IBM (International Business Machines
Corporation) Africa," BMF spokesperson Nomcebo Ngema said in a statement
"He has over 14 years of corporate experience."
His appointment is effective immediately.
Maweni served as the group marketing director of Crossroads
Distribution, a logistics, transport, and supply chain company in Africa.
He was also the executive head of corporate affairs at
Virgin Mobile since its launch in South Africa.
Prior to that, Maweni worked at various companies in the ICT
sector, including Vodacom and Marconi.
"We are pleased to have Mr Nicholas Maweni as our
managing director as he brings... a wealth of local and global
experience," said the board's deputy president, Tembakazi Mnyaka.
"His strategic marketing expertise will be a great
asset for the BMF in achieving our vision."