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Mosa Ntwampe, YOBAs Jury Chairperson

The Top 16 Youth-Owned Brands Awards proudly announces Mosa Ntwampe as the Chairperson of the Jury for the upcoming third annual YOBAs. With his extensive experience and remarkable achievements in brand and communications strategy, Mosa brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the esteemed panel of judges.

The YOBAs, an initiative dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the outstanding achievements of young entrepreneurs in Africa, is thrilled to welcome Mosa to lead the jury. As a seasoned marketing professional with over a decade of industry experience, Mosa has demonstrated an exceptional ability to drive success and innovation in his field.

Throughout his career, Mosa has collaborated with a diverse range of brands, including state-owned entities, regulatory bodies, educational institutions, financial services, and FMCG companies. His passion, dedication, and distinctive talent for communication have driven him to remarkable career heights, earning him the reputation of a dynamic and influential figure in the marketing landscape.

Mosa’s commitment to excellence and his belief in the transformative power of marketing align perfectly with the mission of the YOBAs. His mantra, “I Change Lives for A Living,” reflects his deep-seated commitment to making a positive impact through his work. As a public speaker known for his captivating presence and flamboyant delivery, Mosa will undoubtedly inspire and motivate the next generation of entrepreneurs.

In addition to his role as Chairperson of the Jury for the YOBAs, Mosa currently serves as the Group Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications for Sakhumnotho Group Holdings and all its sub-entities. His leadership and strategic vision continue to drive growth and success for the organization.

“We are honoured to have Mosa Ntwampe lead the jury for the 3rd Annual Top 16 Youth-Owned Brands Awards. His expertise and passion for empowering young entrepreneurs will undoubtedly enhance the judging process and ensure that we recognize the most deserving brands,” said Pat Mahlangu, Founder and CEO of the Top 16 Youth-Owned Brands Awards.

Mosa also brings valuable experience to the role, having served as a member of the Jury in both 2022 and 2023. His insights and dedication to fostering youth entrepreneurship make him an invaluable asset to the judging panel.

Mosa expressed his excitement for the opportunity, stating, “I am honoured to chair the jury for this year’s YOBAs. I believe Sadika Fakir did an exceptional job and having the baton passed on from her to me is an absolute honour. This platform represents the future of entrepreneurship in Africa, and I am committed to ensuring that we identify and celebrate the innovative and impactful ventures created by our young entrepreneurs”.

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