Gideon Khobane has been named as the new CEO of MultiChoice subsidiary SuperSport. He will take the reins from Brandon Foot, who has been acting as CEO for the past two years and who now take over as SuperSport’s chief operating officer on a permanent basis.
Khobane is currently director of general entertainment channels for M-Net, where he has looked after channels such as M-Net, M-Net Edge, M-Net City and M-Net Family. He has been with the MultiChoice group since 2008 and has held roles as head of marketing and publicity for M-Net Africa and director for research and business intelligence for M-Net South Africa.
“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,” said Imtiaz Patel, CEO of video entertainment for Naspers and a former SuperSport CEO himself. — © 2016 NewsCentral Media