Who was Jabu Mabuza?
Jabu Mabuza was a businessman and investor from South Africa. He was chairman of the Eskom board. He was born in 1958 in South Africa.
In January 2018, he was appointed chairman of Eskom. Jabu Mabuza died on Wednesday as a result of COVID-19 complications, according to his family.
He was 63 years old.
Siphiwe Mabuza is the wife of Jabu Mabuza.
Mabuza met his future wife, Siphiwe, on a train to Durban in the 1970s.
They had 3 children.
In 1980, he was hired as a clerk of the court at the Department of Bantu Affairs. While in Daveyton, he began driving taxi cabs to help pay for his tuition, eventually becoming a taxi proprietor. He also helped form the Foundation for African Business and Consumer Services in the late 1980s, eventually becoming its CEO in 1990.
Tsogo Sun Holdings’ group CEO was Mabuza. President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa appointed Mabuza as the next chairman of Eskom, a state-owned power utility firm, on January 20, 2018.
Jabu Mabuza was named Acting CEO of ESKOM on July 29, 2019, succeeding Phakamani Hadebe at the ailing State Energy utility.
According to wallmine.com Jabu Mabuza’s total compensation at MultiChoice is $850,000 as of the company’s Lead Independent Non-Executive Director.
There are nine executives at MultiChoice who make more money, with Timothy Jacobs earning the most at $10,220,000.
How Did Jabu Mabuza Die? (Death Cause)
On June 16, 2021, he died of Covid-19.