Thapelo Petje, Samantha Samuels joins Jasco

Benoit Bazin

Jasco Electronics has appointed Mr Thapelo Petje and Mrs. Samantha Samuels as executive directors of Jasco with effect from 19 June 2017.

The company said Both Thapelo and Samantha have been members of Jasco’s executive committee since 2011 and 2012 respectively.

Thapelo Petje joined Jasco in 2011 and heads up strategic sales across the group. His role focuses on strategic projects, new business development and maintenance of the existing customer base.

He is involved in key sectors of the business that includes fixed and mobile telecommunications, transport (rail), power (energy) utilities and mining, as well as exploring opportunities in the rest of Africa. His expertise lies in strategy, business development and supply chain management.

Samantha Samuels has consulted to Jasco since 2011 and formally joined the group in 2012. Over this period she has helped to define the group’s marketing and communications strategies, as well as the brand consolidation of Jasco. She has over 16 years of experience in marketing, events management, external and internal communications and corporate social investment.
She has worked at the Department of Economic Affairs and Tourism, Vodacom Sport & Entertainment, Sail Sport & Entertainment, Vodacom Group and 360x Holdings. After her five-year tenure in marketing and communications at Jasco, she recently took over the leadership of the supply chain management of the group.

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