Johannesburg, South Africa, 1 August 2023 – bp Southern Africa (bpSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Nokwanda Khumalo as the General Manager; Mobility & Convenience, effective 1 September 2023.
Nokwanda joins bp at an exciting time, during a period of considerable disruption as the company develops new ways of doing business to become more sustainable and is making far reaching strategic changes to ensure market competitiveness.
With her 12-year tenure within the FMCG industry, and almost seven years in the energy sector, she will lead the company’s Mobility and Convenience business as it adopts an optimized model to support the supply needed for growing a resilient retail network. Her experience encompasses all aspects of Brand, Customer Marketing and Category Management, Project Management, Convenience Retail, Channel Management, Business Development and Business Strategy
Nokwanda holds a Bachelor of Business Science degree with finance honours from the University of Cape Town, and she is currently pursuing a master’s in management: Energy Leadership from Wits Business School.
"We are thrilled to welcome Nokwanda to bp at this time, her proven leadership and industry experience puts her in good stead to lead the high-grading of our portfolio network as we transition into an integrated energy company. Her wealth of business experience will enhance our growth initiatives, designed to support our brand and serve our customers better into the future. She joins us at a time when our retail strategy is a key focus, and she will play a key role as we redefine convenience to provide our customers with a competitive offering,” says Taelo Mojapelo, CEO bp Southern Africa.