Thabo was appointed the Acting Managing Director of NASCON Allied Industries PLC on February 12, 2022.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and Mathematics from Fort Hare University, South Africa. He joined Unilever as a graduate trainee and served in various capacities with practical experience involvement in Manufacturing, Productions, Sales and other spheres of work.
In 1999 he was appointed Works Director Personal Wash Factory in Mannheim, Germany, which is the global factory that supplied Dove soap to Unilever operations around the world.
Thabo returned to South Africa in 2002 and was appointed Manufacturing Director and then VP Supply Chain for Unilever HPC in 2004. When Unilever, HPC and foods divisions were consolidated into one in 2007, Thabo was appointed Vice President Marketing for Spreads, Cooking and Ice Cream and later Vice President, Homecare.
He was appointed to the Board of Directors and CEO of Unilever Nigeria in 2010. Thabo joined Dangote Group as the MD/CEO of Dangote Flour Mills Plc in 2014 before moving on to oversee the Rice business of the group. He has wide international working experience, managing businesses in South Africa, Germany as well as Nigeria.