Jabu Mabuza

Executive Chairman

Jabu joined Sphere as Executive Chairman in March 2015. Widely recognised as a successful entrepreneur, Jabu brings with him the far-reaching experience and relationships to complement Sphere in its quest to take the business to new heights.

He is Chairman of Telkom SA Limited, President of Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) and Chairman of the Africa portion of the merged Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller. Jabu is also the Leader of the CEO Initiative and Chairman of the Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA).

Previous roles include Managing Director of Southern Sun Gaming, Group Chief Executive Officer of Tsogo Sun and Chairman of the Board of South African Tourism.

Jabu has attended several executive courses, including the Effective Leadership Programme from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Executive Development Program: Financial Statement Analysis from the John E Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles.