Modise Makhene

Modise Makhene is a Client Partner and the Head of Sub-Saharan Africa at Pedersen & Partners. Mr. Makhene is a seasoned C-suite executive who brings over 30 years of experience. For the last 8 years, Mr. Makhene has been in the Executive Search industry, and gained experience within Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practice as Senior Partner in an international Executive Search firm. Prior to that he was the CEO of JWT, an international advertising & communications company, part of the WPP group. Mr. Makhene has a proven track-record in the Technology, Telecommunication, and Consumer & Retail sectors across the African continent, and a current focus on ESG.

Mr. Modise has a Bachelor of Business Administration – Marketing from the University of Iowa and an MBA from Howard University in USA.