Mr. Paul Mpho Makwana, BAdmin (Hons) served as Chief Executive of Marketing Federation of Southern Africa since July 1, 2003. Mr. Makwana served as Group Transformation and Corporate Affairs Executive at Edcon Holdings (Proprietary) Limited since 2006. Prior to his appointment at Edcon, he served as a Director for the Polokwane region of Standard Bank Group Limited ("Standard Bank") from 2005 to 2006. He successfully integrated Standard Bank into the macro- economic environment of Limpopo.
He served as Director of Public Sector Banking at Standard Bank Headquarters. He served as Group Chief Executive of Saatchi & Saatchi until June 30, 2003.
He served as Acting Chairperson of the board and Acting Chief Executive at Eskom Holdings SOC Limited (formerly Eskom Holdings Limited) from November 2009 to July 1, 2010. He served as President of Institute for People Management until August 2003 and Chairman of Association of Advertising Agencies until June 30, 2003. He serves as the Chairman of Event Dynamics (Pty) Limited.
He served as the Chairman of the Board of Eskom Holdings SOC Limited. from July 1, 2010 to June 27, 2011 and also its Non Executive Director from July 2002 to June 27, 2011. He has been Non-executive Director of Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited since February 2012 and Nedbank Group Ltd. since November 2011. He has been an Independent Non Executive Director of Nedbank, Ltd. since November 17, 2011.
Mr. Makwana serves on the boards of Educor Limited, Member of FutureWorld network of Gurus, Council Member - Alliance for New Humanity Trustee on the boards of the International Marketing Council (Brand SA) and WWWF South Africa, Trustee on the boards of the International Marketing Council (Brand SA) and WWWF South Africa President of the University of Zululand's Alumni Convocation. He is a Member of Institute of Directors. He served as Non Executive Director of Nokusa Consulting, Tourvest Limited until September 30, 2003. He served as a Director of Tourism Investment Corp. Ltd. from May 2002 to October 24, 2003.
Mr. Makwana holds Bachelor of Administration Degree from University of Zululand, B. Admin (Honors) from University of Pretoria and Executive Development Programme - Kellogg Graduate School of Business from North Western University