Mtongana - General Manager - Pretoria, GP, South Africa

Lonwabo Mtongana

Pretoria, GP, South Africa


General Manager


Worked as General Manager for SAB Ltd from 19994 -2004. As GM , I had full responsibility and accountability for Production, Finance,Human Resources,Distribution,Warehousing,Trade Marketing and Sales.My Region was the biggest in the Company with a turnover of more than R 2.7 Billion and an operating profit of R500 .0Million. Had eleven Executives reporting directly to me and staff complement of more than 500 employees made up of 10 distribution Depots and 2 Breweries

Work History


Intercontinental Beverages

January 2007 - January 2007

Overall management of manufacturing, marketing Sales and distribution,Finance and HR

Managing Director Kgalagadi Breweries Botswana

South African Breweries

January 2004 - April 2008

Responsible and accountable for the full operations of Clear Beer Division, Sorghum Beer Division, Soft Drinks Division and the distribution of Wines and Spirits Division.

Managing Director

SAB Miller Botswana

September 2003 - December 2006

Responsibility for the entire Botswana operation in terms of Manufacturing, Distribution,Distributors,Finance, Warehousing,HR Board member and Secretariat

General Manager

SAB Miller North Region RSA

January 1994 - August 2002

Managing of 10 Distribution Centres,Trade Marketing,Manufacturing, Sales and Distribution,HR and Finance

Packaging Manager Rosslyn Breweries


March 1992 - March 1994

Management of 5 packaging lines,Quality Control/Assurance, Brewing and Engineering Departments

Human Resources Manager


October 1986 - March 1991

Recruitment and Selection,Training and Development,Payroll,Industrial Relations and HR Administration


Human Resources Manager

Training and Development
Industrial Relations
Recruitment and Selection
Payroll Management
HR Administration


Soft drinks manufacturing,marketing and sales

Qualifications & Certifications

Executive Development and Management Development

University of the Witwatersrand

Advanced Executive Program

North Western University

Executive Development Programme

University of the Witwatersrand

Bachelor's degree

University of Zululand/Universiteit van Zululand

Labor Relations Diploma

Cornell University

Saint John's College

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