Founder & Director’s Profile

Cleo Nombulelelo Socikwa is a founder and director of CGS Holdings Pty Ltd. Her experience in business spans nearly two decades in both the private and public sectors, developing skills in general management, consulting, corporate marketing and communications. She gained valuable business insights while serving in senior executive positions in listed South African corporates such as SA Breweries and the Reserve Bank of South Africa.

She founded CGS Holdings in 2004, providing strategic Communications and Marketing solutions to companies like Dimension Data, Cell C, and capacity-building solutions to entities such as the Independent Development Trust and SA Parliament. Her investment portfolio began with shareholding in a management consulting company in 2007, she left in March 2011 to pursue her entrepreneurial interests.

Cleo has had extensive business training both locally and internationally, completing a Management Advancement Program at Wits Business School in 1998 and several management development programs at SA Breweries. While at the SA Reserve Bank she completed a course in External Relations for Central Banks at Cambridge UK, in 2001. More recently she completed a course on Leadership in the 21st Century at Harvard Kennedy School, US in 2010. Other training programs completed recently include Mineral and Financial Evaluation at Wits Business School in 2011, and the Sapoa Property Development Program at UCT Graduate School of Business, in 2013.

Cleo is passionate about making a contribution to unleashing economic and human capital potential in South Africa. CGS Holdings has allocated a percentage of its proceeds to support various socio-economic development initiatives.
* Mentorship Program for Unemployed graduates
* Enterprise Development for women and youth owned businesses
* Various community support initiatives

IF YOU WISH TO PARTNER WITH CGS HOLDINGS IN ANY OF ITS KEY FOCUS AREAS OF BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT, OR IF YOU WISH CO-SPONSOR ANY OF THE ABOVE SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT US.

Contact

+27-11-0200138
E-mail: cleo@cgsholdings.co.za
info@cgsholdings.co.za
Phone: 011 020 0138

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