Chief Executive Officer at Thebe Tourism Group
Jerry Mabena is an entrepreneurial business executive with vast experience in the marketing and property management sectors. As the CEO of Thebe Services, Jerry is responsible for managing a portfolio of subsidiaries and associate Thebe companies that are service-centred, ranging from financial, tourism, as well as media, energy (petroleum services) and property management. He has a degree in industrial psychology and economics from Rhodes University. He also holds a diploma in project management from Damelin and a certificate program in accounting and finance from Wits Business School. Jerry has held various senior positions in companies such as Unilever, J Walter Thompson, Ucingo Marketing, and Kagiso Exhibitions and Events. Before joining Thebe in 2011, he was the CEO of Kagiso Property Holding, which was behind prime developments such as Willowbridge Lifestyle Centre in Cape Town; the Vaal Shopping Mall in Vanderbijlpark; the South African Revenue Service Assessment & Enforcement Facility in Alberton; and the head of JSE-listed company, Tiger Brands, in Johannesburg.