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Thomas Kgokolo is a South African chartered accountant, businessman, and corporate executive. He was appointed as the interim CEO of South African Airways, the national airline company of South Africa, effective 13 April 2021.

Thomas Kgokolo
Born1978 (age 43–44)
Alma materUniversity of South Africa
(Bachelor of Computing)
University of Pretoria
(Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting)
Gordon Institute of Business Science
(Master of Business Administration)
South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
(Chartered Accountant of South Africa)
OccupationAccountant, Businessman and Corporate Executive
Years active1996–present
Known forProfessional competence[citation needed]
TitleInterim CEO of South African Airways
PredecessorPhilip Saunders

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Kgokolo holds a Bachelor of Computing degree from the University of South Africa (UNISA). He also holds a degree of Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting, awarded by the University of Pretoria. His degree of Master of Business Administration (MBA), was obtained from the Gordon Institute of Business Science. In addition he is a Chartered Accountant of South Africa, recognized by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Thomas Kgokolo served as the Deputy Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, at the Mineworkers Provident Fund (MWPF), in South Africa. He also serves as the Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Committee (ARC) of the MWPF. In these two roles, he oversees the audit functions of the said fund, including the preparations of its annual financial statements.

Since 2018, he serves as a non-executive director at the Air Traffic Navigation Systems SOC Limited. He also serves on the "Audit Committee, Procurement, Research & Development committees at the same entity". Kgokolo is also a member of the permanent faculty at the Gordon Institute of Business Studies, where he lectures on corporate finance to the students on the MBA program.

In April 2021, he was appointed as CEO at South Africa's national career airline, South African Airways. He is responsible for preparation of the airline to transition from "business rescue proceedings", since December 2019 to "re-entry into the market", according to the airline's board of directors

  1. Eddie Saunders (16 April 2021). "South African Airways appoints Thomas Kgokolo new interim CEO". London, United Kingdom: Airlinergs.com. Retrieved17 April 2021.
  2. Carol Paton (14 April 2021). "SAA appoints Thomas Kgokolo as interim CEO". Business Day (South Africa). Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa. Retrieved17 April 2021.
  3. "Thomas Kgokolo: Biography". Johannesburg: Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS). 1 April 2021. Retrieved17 April 2021.
  4. Ray White (15 April 2021). "New SAA CEO Thomas Kgokolo Expected To Hit The Ground Running". Johannesburg: Eye Witness News. Retrieved17 April 2021.

Thomas Kgokolo Article Talk Language Watch Edit Thomas Kgokolo is a South African chartered accountant businessman and corporate executive He was appointed as the interim CEO of South African Airways the national airline company of South Africa effective 13 April 2021 1 2 Thomas KgokoloBorn1978 age 43 44 South AfricaAlma materUniversity of South Africa Bachelor of Computing University of Pretoria Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting Gordon Institute of Business Science Master of Business Administration South African Institute of Chartered Accountants Chartered Accountant of South Africa OccupationAccountant Businessman and Corporate ExecutiveYears active1996 presentKnown forProfessional competence citation needed TitleInterim CEO of South African AirwaysPredecessorPhilip Saunders Contents 1 Background and education 2 Career 3 References 4 External linksBackground and education EditKgokolo holds a Bachelor of Computing degree from the University of South Africa UNISA He also holds a degree of Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting awarded by the University of Pretoria His degree of Master of Business Administration MBA was obtained from the Gordon Institute of Business Science In addition he is a Chartered Accountant of South Africa recognized by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants 3 Career EditThomas Kgokolo served as the Deputy Chairperson of the Board of Trustees at the Mineworkers Provident Fund MWPF in South Africa He also serves as the Chairperson of the Audit and Risk Committee ARC of the MWPF In these two roles he oversees the audit functions of the said fund including the preparations of its annual financial statements 3 Since 2018 he serves as a non executive director at the Air Traffic Navigation Systems SOC Limited He also serves on the Audit Committee Procurement Research amp Development committees at the same entity Kgokolo is also a member of the permanent faculty at the Gordon Institute of Business Studies where he lectures on corporate finance to the students on the MBA program 3 In April 2021 he was appointed as CEO at South Africa s national career airline South African Airways He is responsible for preparation of the airline to transition from business rescue proceedings since December 2019 to re entry into the market according to the airline s board of directors 1 4 References Edit a b Eddie Saunders 16 April 2021 South African Airways appoints Thomas Kgokolo new interim CEO London United Kingdom Airlinergs com Retrieved 17 April 2021 Carol Paton 14 April 2021 SAA appoints Thomas Kgokolo as interim CEO Business Day South Africa Parktown Johannesburg South Africa Retrieved 17 April 2021 a b c Thomas Kgokolo Biography Johannesburg Gordon Institute of Business Science GIBS 1 April 2021 Retrieved 17 April 2021 Ray White 15 April 2021 New SAA CEO Thomas Kgokolo Expected To Hit The Ground Running Johannesburg Eye Witness News Retrieved 17 April 2021 External links EditOfficial Website of South African Airways Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Thomas Kgokolo amp oldid 1088000504, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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