JAM South Africa is led by a dedicated team, responsible for steering JAM’s strategic direction and activities. The team is responsible for overseeing the efficient and effective running of the company, as well as increasing the presence of JAM South Africa in the public, private and non-profit sector for the benefit of those we serve.
Here’s a brief synopsis of JAM International’s leadership team, specifically relating to each of their areas of education, expertise and interests:
In 1984, after witnessing thousands of Mozambicans, mostly infants and young children, dying from starvation, they founded JAM International.
Affectionately known by many as ‘Mama JAM’, due to her passion for the people of Africa, Ann is a highly motivated, compassionate and emotional woman, passionate for the cause.
Amongst other gifting’s, Ann has great talents in administration and marketing, and her dedicated contributions in these areas have brought JAM to where it is today – serving more than 1.2 billion meals to its beneficiaries over more than three decades.
Jackie Vorster began her career in finance with a Bachelor of Accounting Science (BAccSc) degree. With the importance of humanitarian work already ignited in her during her formative years, Jackie began working at JAM International in 2002 in the government and corporates grants division. She later served as the organisations Company Secretary. Jackie has a high level of creativity and went on to study marketing. She left JAM to run a design and marketing company for 9 years, rejoining JAM and becoming the VP of Global Marketing.
With her keen insight, experience and passion Jackie continues to bring her vibrant energy to the organisation’s goal of helping Africa help itself.