The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee has announced the appointment of Nozipho Jafta as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Jafta will replace the late Tubby Reddy, who resigned as permanent CEO of SASCOC in 2018.
It took the organisation nearly three years to appoint a new CEO, with Jafta set to start her new role in January 2022.
She is a seasoned executive with over 20 years’ experience and is currently the Operations, Sales, Marketing, Communications and Stakeholder Relations Executive for Autopax, a subsidiary of Prasa.
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Jafta is a former head of the McDonald’s global sponsorship of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa – a role she held between 2007 and 2010.
She also holds a degree in Communications and Honours in Psychology from the University of Fort Hare.