Durban Living Legend – Mato Madlala

Mato Madlala  was born in 23 January. She was born in Lamontville, South of Durban. She was the owner and chairperson of Premier League Football Team, Golden Arrows FC. She is a Director of the International Convention Centre, Durban and is also the Independent Non-Executive Director of Cullinan Holdings Ltd.

Mato Madlala was appointed as the acting CEO of the South African PSL on 11th November 2015 after the departure of then CEO, Brand de Villiers. She has been the interim CEO ever since, a more extended period than any permanent CEO has held since 2011, although some believe she should relinquish the post because she is also a club owner.

The outspoken businesswoman has managed to break out in a male-dominated industry and is one of the most successful businesswomen in South Africa.

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