South African private equity firm Ata Capital has announced the appointment of Mamedupi Matsipa as chief executive officer, succeeding Lelo Rantloane who has been at the helm since he founded the company 10 years ago. Matsipa has started transitioning into her new role and will fully assume office on 1 February 2021.

Matsipa’s track record of success began at Accenture South Africa as a management consultant. She then spent eight years with FirstRand Group, primarily as an acquis...