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Jerry Vilakazi

Nickname: 'Jerry'

Chairman of Palama


Born in White River South Africa

Jerry Vilakazi is the Chairman of Palama - an investment company with a diversified portfolio of interests in listed and non- listed companies. He is former Chief Executive Officer of Business Unity South Africa. He is also a Independent Non-Executive Director for Sibanye Gold, Blue Label Telecom and Goliath Gold Mining. He holds a Bachelors degree from Unisa, a Masters degree from Thames Valley, a Masters degree from London University and a MBA from California Coast University. Vilakazi is a published poet.

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Info@palama.co.za

O: +27110620000



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Current Position(s)

Non-executive director | SIBANYE GOLD LTD
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2012 - present

Mining, Energy and Natural Resources


Director | Board | Saatchi & Saatchi
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2012 - present

Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations


Chairman | Palama Investments (Pty) Limited
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2001 - present

Accounting, Banking and Finance



Independent Non-Executive Director | GOLIATH GOLD MINING LTD

Mining, Energy and Natural Resources


Previous Position(s)

Chairman | State Information Technology Agency (SOC)
Pretoria, South Africa | 2012 - 2015

ICT and Telecommunications


Adviser | South Africa | Citi Bank
Sandton, South Africa | 2011 - 2015

Accounting, Banking and Finance


Non-Executive Director | PPC LTD
2009

Manufacturing and Industrial


Chairman | NETCARE LTD
Johannesburg, South Africa | June 2008 - May 2015

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals


Director | Business Against Crime
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2007 - 2011

Social Development and Community Services


Chairman | Board | Mpumalanga Gambling Board
White River, South Africa | 2006 - 2015

Arts, Culture and Entertainment


Chief Executive Officer | Business Unity of South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2006 - 2011

Accounting, Banking and Finance


Managing Director | Black Management Forum
South Africa | 2004 - 2005

Director | Water Research Council
Pretoria, South Africa | 2001 - 2004

Mining, Energy and Natural Resources


Director | University of Venda
South Africa | 2001 - 2006

Academia, Education and Training


Public Service Commissioner | Public Service Commission
Pretoria, South Africa | 1999 - 2001

Social Development and Community Services


Educational history

Tertiary

California Coast University

California City, United States of America | 2002 - 2005

MBA - Business Management


Achievements

Awards

Cannon Collins Educational Trust | Cannon Collins

British Council Scholarship | British Council

Rotary Club of White River | Rotary Club

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