Shane Maja – Acting CEO of Gauteng Film Commission

Gauteng MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Mbali Hlope and the Gauteng Film Commission’s board have jointly announced the appointment of Shane Maja as GFC Acting CEO, effective immediately.

Shane Maja is a seasoned arts and culture professional who has over 20 years of experience in the sector. He takes on the role at GFC after serving five years as a senior manager in the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation. He is currently working on his research report for a master degree in Cultural Policy and Management at WITS University.

The GFC is a key entity of the Gauteng government, with the film and television industry identified as a priority sector to drive economic growth in the province.

Ms. Simangele Sekgobela who was Acting CEO, will return to her position as a Board Member, as they finalize the process of appointing a full time CEO.

The GFC board has wished Mr. Maja success in delivering service excellence to the industry and related stakeholders.


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