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​Meet the TFR's CE

            

 

Siza Nzimela

 

Chief Executive

 

Transnet Freight Rail
 

 

 

Meet Siza Mzimela,  

Education

 

University of Swaziland  - BA Economics and Statistics

Henley College                 - Certificate in Management

GIBS                                  - Transnet Executive     Development Program 

 

Awards 

 

  • Receipient of the Lilizela Tourism Award (2017)
  • Individual Achievement Award (outstanding Leadership & Sercice to the aviation indistry (2008)
  • Finalist of the Nedbank Business Woman Award (2012)
  • Recognised in the international publication of :The 100 Greatest WOman in Aviation"
  • First Woman appointed in 67 years to Boart ATA
 Career
  • Siza Mzimela is the Chief Executive of Transnet Freight Rail, the rail division of Transnet Limited and serves on the Executive Committee of Transnet.
  • Ms Mzimela joined Transnet on the 1st April 2020;
Other Leadership History
  • Interim CEO: SA Express - Aug 2008 - 2020
  • Executive Chairperson: Blue Crane Aviation,  Jan 2013 - July 2018
  • CEO: Fly Blue Crane, Mar 2014 - Mar 2017
  • Group CEO: SAA,, April 2010 - Septr 2012::
  • CEO:: South African Express - Octr 2003 - Mar 2010
  • Executive Vice President Global Sales & Voyager: SAA, - May 2002 - Oct 2003
  • Executive Vice President: Global Passenger Service; SAA,  Dec 2001 - Aprl 2002
  • Regional General Manager: Africa, Middle East & Indian Ocean Isslands: SAA, Dec 2000 - Nov 2001
  • Senior Manager: Alliances, Network Development & Systems control; SAA, Apr 1999 - Nov 2000
  • Manager, Market Development (Africa) SAA, Aug 1997- Mar 1999
  • Market Analyst (America & Asia) SAA, Jan 1996 - July 1997
  • Planning Analyst, Total SA, Aug 1994 - Dec 1995
  • Senior Researcher & Development Officer, Standard bank SOuth Africa, July 1991 - Jul 1994