Pat Thekisho

Managing Director Africa

Pat is a highly motivated and experienced media executive with strong financial management capabilities

Expertise in management, broadcasting, corporate governance, strategic planning and stakeholder engagement. Highly motivated and results driven professional with leadership qualities and financial management capabilities

Managed international and national program procurement, broadcast schedules, on-air promos and media relations. Instrumental in signing international partner, Warner Bros. who took a 25% stake. Managed and structured on air presentations, international program acquisition/procurement and broadcast schedules.

Media consultant, Entrepreneur and Govenance in non-profit organisations.

Carrer CV

Bop TV: Director International Programme Acquisitions. Negotiated and secured rights from the US Major Studios, leading international independents and broadcasters.

o E tv: Director International Program Acquisitions and served on the board of Midi TV (holding company for e tv). Assisted in the preparation of the bid document for the first-free-to-air television license in South Africa that was awarded to e TV. Instrumental in signing international partner, Warner Bros. who took a 25% stake

Shukuma Entertiainment: CEO. Handled execution of programs and events production for clients, stakeholder relations, sponsorship leverage, marketing.

Jury Media: Managing Partner. Research and development strategy for tv platform, stakeholder engagement, content acquisitions.

RMHC South Africa (NPO): Organisational Leader. Executing strategies for growth and development of Chapter, stakeholder engagement and donor management, compliance, program operations and fundraising.