SuperSport Gets New Chief Executive Officer
Gideon Khobane has been appointed the new CEO of SuperSport. Currently the director of M-Net General Entertainment Channels, Khobane has been an employee at M-Net since 2008 occupying various roles including head of Marketing and Publicity for M-Net Africa, and Director for Research and Business Intelligence for M-Net South Africa.
Imtiaz Patel, chief executive, Video Entertainment, Naspers, speaks on the appointment of Khobane: “Gideon is a talented individual who has made a significant impact at M-Net. I have no doubt he will lead SuperSport to even further heights.”
Khobane replaces Brandon Foot in the role. Until Khobane’s promotion, Foot has been in acting capacity as chief executive of SuperSport, for the past two years. Foot himself is moving to a new role as Chief Operating Officer at SuperSport. Both executives will be formidable, working together on the running and development of SuperSport.
Khobane’s appointment takes effect from April 1, 2016.
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