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Naspers Chairman awards top prizes

Naspers Chairman awards top prizes Koos Bekker, chair of Naspers, presented the group’s top awards at a luncheon after the annual general meeting today.
 
This year the Phil Weber award, the group’s highest accolade for performance, went to chief executive of its online classifieds segment, Martin Scheepbouwer. In just four years, he has turned a loose collection of assets into the global operating business of OLX, active in 45 countries and serving over 300 million unique users every month.
 
The 2016 chairman’s award for the person going the extra mile was presented to Svetlana Konovalova of Avito, the largest online classified site in Russia. According to her colleagues, Sveta’s all-round capabilities have been an invaluable resource in Avito’s rapid growth.
 
Each year Naspers awards the Order of Tafelberg to an outstanding business partner. The 2016 award went to Alec Oxenford, a leader in the development of the global classifieds industry and current chair of OLX.
 
 
26 August 2016
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