Sizwe Nxasana, Chief Executive of FirstRand
The Upper Echelon series is brought to you by Deloitte and Moneyweb. Each week we will interview some of the key business decision makers in South Africa and give you insight into their daily challenges, lessons learnt and plans for the future.
Upper Echelon Podcast: Sizwe Nxasana, Chief Executive of FirstRand
In this week’s Upper Echelon series, Chief executive of FirstRand, Sizwe Nxasana talks about his role at the banking giant. Previously he served as Chief Executive Officer of Telkom SA Limited from 1998 to 2005 and as National President of Absa Group Limited from 1991 to 1994. He sheds light on one of the biggest challenges facing the business sector and why politics isn’t for him. Sizwe also discusses the Nxasana family website that was created to honor his family’s ancestors as their actions have allowed his family to arrive at the place where they are today.
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