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Oyama Mabandla


Mr. Oyama Andrew Mabandla, B.A.,Juris Doctor served as the Co-Chief Executive Officer of South African Airways SOC Limited (alternative name South African Airways (Pty) Ltd.).

Mr. Mabandla served as General Counsel and Deputy Chief Executive Officer for South African Airways (Pty) Ltd. He joined the Johannesburg Bar as a practising advocate in January 1999.

He also served for two years as corporate finance associate\Investment Banker for the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS). He serves as Executive Chairman of Langa Group. He held various positions within the legal and investment banking professions. He serves as Chairman of Eastern Cape Development Corporation.

He serves as the Chairman of Vodacom Group Limited and Consol Glass Proprietary Limited. He served as the Chairman of Vodacom. He serves as a Member of the senior advisory board of JP Morgan.

He has been Independent Non-Executive Director at African Phoenix Investments Limited since September 22, 2017. He serves as a Director of Mvela Group Limited and serves as a member of the JP Morgan African Advisory Board.

He served as Director of Mvelaserve Ltd from November 29, 2011 to November 26, 2012 and also served as its Lead Independent Director until November 26, 2012. He served as a Director of Group Five Limited from August 1, 2011 to May 6, 2013. He served as an Independent Non-executive Director of New Bond Capital Limited (alternative name Mvelaphanda Group Ltd.) from 2004 to December 5, 2012. He served as a Director of South African Airways (Pty) Ltd.

He served as an Independent Non Executive Director of Mvelaphanda Resources Limited from March 10, 2004 to April 30, 2007. Mr. Mabandla holds BA in Political Science from University of California and Juris Doctor from Columbia University.