NAACAM Visits BMW for B-BBEE Dialogue

NAACAM visited BMW Group South Africa to participate in a B-BBEE Dialogue. The activity was an initiative of BMW SA Head of Purchasing, Paul Livett, to drive awareness amongst the BMW SA Purchasing Team on the current B-BBEE landscape in the sector.

NAACAM’s Executive Director, Renai Moothilal, provided a high-level view of the changing BEE landscape and the key policy levers driving transformation in the sector. NAACAM’s Commercial Director, Shivani Singh, presented a model to support the holistic development of Black-owned component suppliers and outlined some of the recent high-impact matchmaking activities undertaken through NAACAM’s transformation workplan.

NAACAM NEC member, Brent Oakes of NEXTEC, presented two innovative case studies illustrating how suppliers may leverage opportunities to improve their scorecards in terms of the ownership and management control elements.