Judy Dlamini

Judy Dlamini, is a distinguished South African businesswoman and accomplished author. She holds the esteemed position of Chancellor at the University of the Witwatersrand and is the founding chairman of Mbekani Group.

Judy’s illustrious career includes serving as the chairperson of the board of Aspen Pharmacare Holdings from November 2007 to December 2015, during which she also served as a non-executive director from July 2005 to December 2015. In 2020, Forbes magazine recognized Judy as one of Africa’s 50 most powerful women, acknowledging her significant contributions to the business landscape. Furthermore, in 2022, Forbes once again honored her by including her in the prestigious list of 50 over 50 women leading the way throughout Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Judy finds fulfillment in her role as a devoted mother. Her dedication to both her family and her career serves as a testament to her remarkable leadership and unwavering commitment to excellence.

Location: South Africa
Job: Founder, and Chairperson, Mbekani Group
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