One of Volkswagen Group of South Africa’s emerging female leaders, Dr Lesley Lee, was given the South Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government Award in Port Elizabeth on Thursday.
The awards recognise inspirational women achievers in business and government who have worked for the benefit of South Africa and its future generations.
An independent panel consisting of various high-profile industry leaders chose Lee as the winner of the automotive category with finalists Estelle Gathercole (Automotive Industry Development Centre) and Lindsay Pieterse (BMW South Africa) who won second and third spot, respectively. After the announcement Lee said: “This recognition sets the tone going forward for the young women who will fill our shoes.”
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