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South African Airways CEO Siza Mzimela quits

Staff writer |
Cape Town, South Africa - Siza Mzimela has announced her resignation as CEO of South African Airways (SAA).

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Ms. Mzimela has been Chief Executive Officer of SAA for the last two years.

She has been appointed to the International Air Transport Association’s board of directors and previously CEO of South African Express Airway (SAX).

Her first job was in the small business and retail division of Standard Bank in 1991.

Three years later she joined Total SA as a Corporate Planning Analyst responsible for managing capital projects, before joining SA Airways (SAA) in 1996 as a research analyst.

After various promotions at SAA, Ms. Mzimela was appointed Executive Vice-President of global passenger services in 2001, later taking on responsibility for global sales and the airline's Voyager programme.

She is also a board member of SA Tourism. â– 

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