Chief Operations Officer

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Tlhabi Ntlha CA(SA)

Tlhabi Ntlha is the Chief Operations Officer at Zeda Limited. The qualified chartered accountant joined the Barloworld Group in 2012 as part of the CA Training Programme, an opportunity which saw her working in Barloworld Corporate Office, Barloworld Equipment, Barloworld Internal Audit Services as well as Avis Fleet.

Upon completing her CA Training Programme, Tlhabi was appointed as the Financial Manager for Avis Fleet Namibia and Botswana in 2015. She then moved into a Strategy Analyst role in 2016 before assuming the role of Executive: Strategy for Avis Fleet in 2017. She has held positions in Business Excellence as part of deploying the Barloworld Business System lean leadership framework.

Having worked on a number of strategic growth projects across the Barloworld Group, including the Barloworld Group transformational growth strategy which culminated in defining the 2026 Bold Ambition, she became an executive at the age of 28. She was also active in co-designing and introducing a new Group operating model which governs how issues and opportunities are prioritised and executed within the Group. She was recognised within the profession as one of SAICA’s Top 35 under 35 in 2021. Tlhabi is a highly motivated, dynamic professional, who strives to bring a different perspective in anything she works on, continuously challenging the status quo and striking for break-through growth.