WingsNaledi Strengthens Board with Two New Appointments

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From left: Penny Ndlela, Nicholas Maweni and Gugu Sepamla

 

Gugu Sepamla and Nicholas Maweni have joined the board of WingsNaledi®, the specialist travel management company, established in 2000 to serve the South African Public Sector.

Gugu 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 Managing Director 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. Gugu Sepamla was named by Forbes as one its ‘Top 10 Most Powerful and Influential Women in Africa’.

Nicholas Maweni brings extensive marketing, communication and legal expertise to the WingsNaledi board through his experience in both the private and public sector.  He worked as Chief of Staff for the Ministry of Arts & Culture and also for the Ministry of Justice. He was the Managing Director for Black Management Forum and was previously the Chief Marketing Executive at IBM Africa. Mr 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 (www.wingsnaledi.travel) is an innovative full-service 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, Cape Town, plus satellite offices in the governmental hub of Pretoria. The company has unique experience of how the South African Public Sector works in terms of compliance, reporting processes and travel policy. In addition, the latest technology ensures critical travel risk management support, online booking tools and a VIP travel management programme.

Commenting on behalf of the board, WingsNaledi shareholder, Penny Ndlela said: “WingsNaledi has proudly served the South African Public Sector for 17 years.  We are privileged to have the extensive experience of Gugu and Nicholas to strengthen the board.”

 

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For further media information: Tracy Porter, Wings Travel Management, tel: +27 292 5169, email: tracy.porter@wings.travel