Traineeship to IBM in the USA
In October 2004, he took over as Chief Executive Office of South African Airways.
In February 1997, he took over
the position of Chief Executive of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).
He was also the first black
businessman to chair a gold mining company when JCI asked him in 1996 to head Lindum Reefs. It is a
position he had to give up when joining the Industrial Development Corporation. He remains on the
board of Mintek and on the unit trust advisory council of the Financial Services Board.
In 1993 he was picked from 16
managers at Norwich (15 of them white) to grow the unit trust division.
Upon return to South Africa,
Khaya continued in various management positions including South African Breweries before joining
Norwich Life in 1991.
Founder member of Worldwide Africa Investment Holdings (Waih), a key constituent of the
National Empowerment Consortium, the grouping of 50 black businesses and trade unions that has
bought Anglo American's stake in Johnnic.