South Africa


GE, South Africa 

Ms Canninah Mapena

Ms Canninah Mapena is the Key Account Executive, GE- SSA since June 2016, responsible for the Eskom Account. She is also one of the executive directors on the board – GE Steam Power.

Ms Canninah Mapena was with Schneider Electric Southern Africa for 9 years as Vice-President for Energy Business, working with various Utilities in Southern Africa (South Africa, Lesotho, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique) Eskom, Mining and transformation – BBBEE (2007 and 2013 codes).

She also served on the board for 3 years as one of the 6 Executive Directors.

Ms Canninah Mapena was the Service Manager for ABB Automation South Africa. Her Journey with ABB began in 1996 when she was hired as an in-service drives service engineer. She has worked mostly in the Power sector for 14 years in Commercial, Senior Management and Services in industrial Automation for 9 years.

Ms Canninah Mapena studied Electronics Engineering N. Diploma at Germiston College,1995.

B.Tech degree in Operations and Business Management at University of Johannesburg, 2004.

She completed her MBA with University of Sheffield- UK, 2018.