Bonang Mohale is the CEO of Business Leadership South Africa. Until June 2017, he was the vice president upstream and chairman of Shell downstream South Africa. Until 2008, Mohale spent six years as the CEO of Drake & Scull FM SA. He served as CEO of Shared Services and Associated Companies of Sanlam, was a member of the exco and alternate director of the Sanlam main board. Mohale was also the vice president at South African Airways until 2001, and managing director of OTIS from 1996. He has received various awards, including The Momentum Friendship Blazer in 2015, in recognition of his nation building, and was conferred an honorary professorship in Marketing Management by the University of Pretoria, where he serves on the advisory council.