Ipeleng Mkhari named new WPN National Executive Chairman

The new executive team is; Chairman - Ipeleng Mkhari - Motseng, 5 Star Woman Award - Lisa Blane - KMH Architects, Education Trust - Christa Bonnet - ABSA, Mentorship Programme - Lynette Ntuli - Motseng, National Co-ordinator - Diane Rhynes, Cape Town Chapter Chairman - Amelia Beattie - OMIGPI, Gauteng Chapter Chairman - to be announced after Gauteng AGM, Durban Chapter Chairman - to be announced after Durban AGM

Ipeleng is Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Motseng Investment Holdings, a company that has shifted its focus from a soft services business and moved up the value chain to becoming a specialist property and industrials group.  A pioneering entrepreneur, Ipeleng established the first black woman owned CCTV business, which became the foundation of Motseng, a diversified group. As CIO of the group she is responsible for the company's growth strategy, including its subsidiaries such as Motseng Property Group, the largest black owned and operated property management company in South Africa, managing assets in excess of R 4 billion.

She sits on various boards, SA Corporate Real Estate, Ambit Properties, KAP International and is a Council member of the Durban University of Technology.  Ipeleng was awarded the Cosmopolitan Mover of the Year in 2006 and was a finalist in the  Business Women's Association Entrepreneurial Business Woman of the Year 2006.

In 2006 Motseng Investment Holdings was nominated as one of South Africa's Top Empowerment Companies in the Investment Companies Sector by Impumelelo: South Africa's Top 300 Empowerment Companies.