Cyril Ramaphosa

Deputy President of South Africa

Born 1952-11-17 in Soweto, South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa is the Deputy President of the Republic of South Africa. He is the founder of Shanduka Group. He was a Non-Executive Director for Standard Bank Group Limited. Ramaphosa is best known for founding the National Union of Mineworkers, the most powerful trade union in South Africa. Ramaphosa is also known for the role he played during the negotiations to bring a peaceful end to the apartheid and for steering the country towards its first democratic elections in 1994. In early 2011 Ramaphosa took over the McDonald's franchise in South Africa.


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Veteran
Pioneer
Complete
Allrounder
Newsmaker
Achiever
Leader

CURRENT POSITIONS

Deputy President | African National Congress

December 2012 - present

Social Development and Community Services

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Non-Executive Chairman | Board | PAN AFRICAN RESOURCES PLC

2009 - 2011

Non-Executive Director | ASSORE LTD

2006 - 2011

Non-Executive Director | STANDARD BANK GROUP LTD

2004

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Non-Executive Director | THE BIDVEST GROUP LTD

2004

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Non-Executive Director | Alexander Forbes Limited

2002 - 2014

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Non-Executive Chairman | MTN GROUP LTD

2002

ICT and Telecommunications

Independent Non-Executive Director | MTN GROUP LTD

2001

ICT and Telecommunications

Independent Director | SABMILLER PLC

1997

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

Chairman | Johnnic Holdings Limited

1996 - 2006

Secretary General | African National Congress

1991 - 1996

Government, Public Administration and Defence

General-Secretary | National Union of Mineworkers

1982 - 1991

Mining, Energy and Natural Resources

Chairman | Mondi Shanduka Newsprint

1982 - 1991

Publishing, Printing and Print Media

Executive Chairman | Millennium Consolidated Investments (Pty) Limited

1982 - 1991

Building, Construction and Engineering

Chairman | Vancut Diamond Works

1982 - 1991

Mining, Energy and Natural Resources

Chairman | KreditInform (Pty) Limited

1982 - 1991

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Chairman | Black Economic Empowerment Commission

1982 - 1991

Social Development and Community Services

Deputy Chairman | Rebserve Holdings Limited

1982 - 1991

Executive Chairman | Shanduka Group

1982 - 1991

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Non Executive Director | Property Fund Managers | CAPITAL PROPERTY FUND

1982 - 1991

Property and Real Estate

Chairman | Sasria SOC Limited

1982 - 1991

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Legal Advisor | National Council of Trade Unions (NCTU)

1982 - 1991

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Vice Chairman | Commonwealth Business Council

1982 - 1991

Consulting and Project Management

Non-Executive Chairman | THE BIDVEST GROUP LTD

1982 - 1991

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Chairman | Alexander Forbes South Africa

1982 - 1991

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Non-Executive Director | LONMIN PLC

1982 - 1991

Mining, Energy and Natural Resources

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

SECONDARY EDUCATION

Mphaphuli High School , Sibasa, South Africa (1971)

TERTIARY EDUCATION

University of the North

Baccalaureus Procurationis - Law

University of Massachusetts, United States of America

Honorary Doctorate

University of Cape Town

Honorary Doctorate

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Honorary Doctorate

University of Port Elizabeth

Honorary Doctorate

National University of Lesotho

Awarded in 2002

Honorary Doctor of Laws

University of the North

Awarded in 2002

Honorary Doctorate

University of South Africa

Awarded in 1981

B. Proc. Degree - Law

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