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Transnet Freight Rail Leadership

            
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Sizakele Mzim​ela

Chief Executive
Transnet Freight Rail​

TFR Chief Executive, Ms. Mzimela is charged with ensuring that TFR is the author of globally competitive regional freight system that enables sustained growth and diversification

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Marelize Labuschagne

Chief Financial Office
Transnet Freight Rail

Marelize Labuschagne was appointed as Chief Financial Officer for Transnet effective 1st December 2020. She brings a strong history of driving sustainable revenue/business growth by

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Bessie Mabunda

General Manager
Planning & OCC

Bessie Mabunda was appointed as General Manager: Planning and Operations Command Centre (OCC), after acting as the Chief Operations Officer at Transnet Group Capital Execution.

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Khabonina Ramoupi

Chief of People
Transnet Freight Rail

Ms. Khabonina Ramoupi is a seasoned executive with over 25 years’ People Management and leadership experience, including board membership and executive committee chair experience

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MacDonald Mayluleke

Chief Procurement Officer
Transnet Freight Rail

Mr Maluleka joined Transnet from the private sector as a Commodity Manager at Group Strategic Sourcing in July 2011 and was promoted to a Category Manager in April 2015 and further

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Mandisa Mondi

General Manager
Corporate Safety

Ms Mandisa Mondi is currently holding a position of Head of Corporate Safety based in Parktown after serving 3 years as the General Manager of the Coal Business Unit (BU) and 1 year as

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Mashudu Makatu

Managing Executive
Central Corridor

Mashudu is currently the Managing Executive for the North-East Corridor based in Nelspruit, after serving as the Acting GM for the Operations Command Centre, where he was responsible

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Thozama Mokoena

Managing Executive
North East Corridor

Ms. Thozama Chuma Mokoena will assume a new position as the Managing Executive for the North Corridor. Previously Chuma was the Executive Manager for Integrated Resource Scheduling at

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Russell Baatjies

Managing Executive
Cape Corridor

Russell currently holds the position of Managing Executive, Cape Corridor, leading general freight business growth for Manganese and other strategic commodities such as Containers and

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Rudzani Ligege

Managing Executive
Container Corridor

Mr. Rudzani Ligege will assume a new position as Managing Executive for the Central Corridor, based in Pretoria, after serving as the Executive Manager for Operations for Natcor. During

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Caesar Mtetwa

General Manager
Rail Network & Capital Projects

Caesar Mtetwa assumed the role of General Manager, Rail Network and Capital Projects, after serving a short secondment role at Transnet Engineering. Before this period of secondment

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Ali Motala

Managing Executive
North Corridor

li has over 27 years of experience in South Africa’s and the SADC Region’s railway transport and logistics industry. During this time, he held various senior management and leadership

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Litha Mcwabeni

General Manager
Corporate Affairs & Stakeholder Management

Litha brings valuable experience in both the public sector and the private sector to the TFR EXCO. Before joining TFR, Litha worked in the private sector in the automotive industry with a global original

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Ntombi Sania Ngokoane Sithole

General Manager
Legal Risk and Compliance

Ntombifikile Sithole is strategically minded and commercially astute Executive in Governance, Risk Management, Assurance, Legal and Compliance with 20 years’ experience at EXCO level.

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Phumzile Sithole

General Manager
Commercial

Pumi Sithole currently holds the position of General Manager, Commercial and Acting General Manager Strategy and Office of the CE at TFR. She is responsible for strategic marketing, sales

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Marius Bennett

General Manager
Security & Forensic

Marius Bennett has been appointed to the position of General Manager: Security and Forensics for TFR. Before this role, he was the Executive Manager: Operations & Liaison at Transnet Group.

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Theo Johnson

Managing Executive
Ore Corridor

Theo Johnson is the Managing Executive; Ore Corridor mandated to oversee the Ore Corridor, which traverses a distance of 861 kilometres from the Western to the Northern Cape. He took on the role

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Dr. Noxolo Kubheka-Dlamini

Chief Officer
Information & Technology Management

Dr Noxolo was the Group Manager responsible for Information and Technology Architecture, Strategy and Innovation, as well as acting the Group Manager for Information and Cyber Security at ACSA.

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