ACSA launches partnership with CANSA

Date: 12 December 2018
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ACSA launches partnership with CANSA

12 December, 2018 - Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) recently launched a partnership with the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) that will support the association with philanthropic donations and volunteering support from its employees at all nine airports. The donations provided will assist to educate members of the public about the disease, train auxiliary nurses, develop infrastructure and cancer research. The launch was announced at George Airport.

This aligns to ACSA’s annual socio-economic initiative, which supports enterprise development and social upliftment projects in South Africa, contributing to the broader society in which the company operates.George Airport has previously supported CANSA with fundraising events. This new national partnership includes an employee volunteer programme that will encourage and empower the company’s employees to give their time to cancer support organisations, whilst also supporting employees who have cancer through an employee wellness programme.

ACSA also recently announced the appointment of Ms Bongiwe Mbomvu as Acting Chief Executive Officer until such time as a permanent replacement is found for Bongani Maseko who completed his term at the end of November.

Mbomvu, 51, is currently the Group Executive: Governance and Assurance at Airports Company South Africa, a position she has held since joining the company in 2013. Her fields of expertise include corporate governance, risk, compliance and governance of ethics.

Mbomvu started her career at Old Mutual as a legal adviser and then worked for financial services companies such as Sanlam, Southern Life and Norwich Life as legal adviser and compliance officer. She was later appointed as a legal, compliance and secretariat officer at the Life Offices Association before taking the position of group company secretary at Metropolitan Holdings. Prior to joining Airports Company South Africa, Bongiwe was a group company secretary at Eskom Holdings.

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