Giving Wings Appoints Chief Operating Officer: Thato Morobane

Newzroom Africa – Women in business
August 22, 2022
Newzroom Africa – Women in business
August 22, 2022

Johannesburg, South Africa – 01 July 2024 - Giving Wings - an organisation leading in strategic consulting, executive coaching, and development - appoints its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), Thato Morobane effective 1 July, 2024. As the COO of Giving Wings, Thato brings 15 years of corporate experience and has extensive knowledge in operational growth and driving initiatives that transcend organisations.

“This appointment reaffirms Giving Wings’ dedication to creating practical solutions for organisations in human capital development with a strong strategic approach to equip people and organisations to reach their full potential”, says Kefilwe Morobane, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Giving Wings. 

Before joining Giving Wings, Thato served as Digital Channel Owner at Momentum Metropolitan Holdings. Her rich experience extends further to also having worked for IQ Business, Thoughtworks, and UCS across multiple roles from Business Analyst to Senior Management Consultant. In her new role, Thato will work closely with the management team to identify opportunities for improvement that align with Giving Wings’ expansion strategy that seeks to move beyond South Africa, cultivating solutions and driving long-term value and growth for the organisations they are affiliated with. 

“Organisations need to be practical about how they implement and navigate change in the workplace. The skill set and expertise that employers seek are cultivated by creating beneficial work environments where clarity gives purpose. I am passionate about shaping organisations, individuals, and teams to operate efficiently and effectively”, says Thato. 

Thato’s role as the COO highlights the significant growth Giving Wings has morphed into since its inception. While she heads operations, she works alongside, Kefilwe Morobane, CEO of Giving Wings. The business celebrates a decade in its operation with an incredible record of developing effective human capital strategies for organisations across South Africa. In addition, Giving Wings has worked with JSE-listed companies and spearheaded projects propelling individuals and businesses to become innovative in their approach to creating progressive, thriving environments for their employees and their businesses. Through this, the company has impacted thousands of professionals and entrepreneurs across various industries. This has been achieved through its highly qualified, dynamic, and passionate team of consultants, as well as programme managers.

"Given the increasing competitive intensity in the working environment, it is important that we continue Giving Wings’ legacy as the strategic consulting firm of choice that develops bespoke programs and leverages technology to deliver training and development solutions to its clients”, Thato adds. 

Thato is excited and humbled to assume the role of COO at Giving Wings.

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