Mr. Mokgethi Frederick Magapa is an accomplished executive with a great track record in startups, turnarounds, and general transformation of companies. He is now involved in private business spanning healthcare, property development and retail. Mokgethi has over 25 years corporate experience with strong executive leadership, business transformation and creating a high-performance culture having successfully led multinational companies in their quest for turn-around. He has worked in different industries such as telecommunications, manufacturing, retail, logistics & international trade, security, and risk management. Mokgethi ‘s experience in telecommunications includes the setting up (and leading) of beMOBILE (mobile arm of Botswana Telecommunications Corporation). He brings proven experience and knowledge in strategy formulation & execution, business leadership, corporate governance and building effective and high performing teams.
His past immediate corporate role was with G4S – Botswana (A BSE Listed company) as its Managing Director. Mokgethi has also worked for DHL Express, Samsung Electronics as CEO of both companies. He is the immediate past Chairman of the Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) with his term ending in November 2020. He is the Chairperson of Agile Private Hospital – Selebi Phikwe(previously BCL Mine Hospital) and is currently leading the team that is working on commercializing the hospital.
He graduated from the University of Botswana with a Bachelor of Science and also holds a Post-Graduate Certificate in Telecommunications Policy& Regulatory Management from the University of the Witwatersrand (RSA). He has also successfully completed a Management Development Program at the University of Stellenbosch (RSA) and an Executive Leadership Training with NKD/DHL.