Motlhabane will formally take over the position at the end of January 2020.
Motlhabane holds a masters in global marketing as well as a bachelor degree in communications, alongside over 29 years’ experience in both the private and public business sphere. During this time, some of her previous roles included, executive director of Tshwane Convention & Visitor Bureau and business tourism manager for South African Tourism.
“It has been an absolute pleasure working at the CTICC, and it is with pride that I hand over to another knowledgeable, passionate, and strong woman. I wish Taubie all the best and I am sure the CTICC will continue to go from strength to strength,” says outgoing CEO Julie-May Ellingson.
“I am excited about building on the success of the conferencing complex. I know that the sector is a dynamic industry, and one with so much potential. I intend to strategically harness and unlock this possibility and essentially build on the centre’s stellar reputation on the global stage,” says Motlhabane.