Taelo Mojapelo has been appointed Director, Supply Chain – Southern, Central & East Africa at Mondelez South Africa.
As part of her portfolio she will be taking care of Customer Service and Logistics at the company.
Taelo is delighted to have joined Mondelez South Africa. “I feel happy to be part of an organisation whose values resonate with me. Mondelez South Africa is passionate about its identity and its values. It’s a company with heart that appreciates its employees and celebrates diversity. It is refreshing to work with a diverse team and l look forward to making a contribution to achieving the company’s goals.”
She says the rapidly changing macro-economic environment constantly calls on companies to review how they interact with their customers. “Mondelez South Africa is well-equipped to manage this agenda and I am excited to be working with a team that is constantly forward-looking and demonstrates its belief in the power of different perspectives to achieve success.”
Taelo – who has a M.Phil in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University and MBA from GIBS– is a passionate supply chain management professional, consultant and coach. She has had an illustrious 14-year career in supply chain management and thrives in a performance-driven culture. Her extensive business skills include strategy development, integrated business planning, supply chain best practice design, performance management, operations, and logistics and warehouse management, among others.
Prior to her appointment at Mondelez South Africa, she was Head of Planning & Logistics at Kellogg’s, where she was the custodian of integrated business planning, logistics and customer service for sub-Saharan Africa with a focus on revenue growth management. Before joining Kellogg’s she spent nine years in consultative roles at SAB as their Supply Chain Development Consultant and Leadership and Capability Development coach.
Joost Vlaanderen, Managing Director, Southern, Central and Eastern Africa said: “Throughout Taelo’s career she has distinguished herself as a credible leader, with a strong working knowledge of various improvement methodologies. She bring a wealth of experience in the various aspects of supply chain management to our company and we look forward to working with her to provide our customers with the best service experience yet.”