Naspers is a leading multinational media group, incorporated in 1915 as a public limited liability company and listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) in September 1994. The company also has an ADR listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). Over the past two decades the group has evolved from a traditional print media business in one country, to a broad-based e-media company in multiple markets. The group's principal operations are in internet platforms (focussing on commerce, communities, content, communication and games), pay-television and the provision of related technologies and print media (including publishing, distribution and printing). Most of Naspers's businesses hold leading market positions. The group's most significant operations are located in South Africa and elsewhere in Africa, China, Central and Eastern Europe, India, Brazil, Russia, Thailand and the Netherlands.

Employee Rating

3.8
TypePublic
HQCape Town, ZA
Founded1915
Size (employees)24,482 (est)
Websitenaspers.com
Naspers was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Cape Town, ZA
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Key People/Management at Naspers

Koos Bekker

Koos Bekker

Group CEO, Board of Directors
Basil Vasili Sgourdos

Basil Vasili Sgourdos

CFO Mih
Andre Coetzee

Andre Coetzee

General Counsel
Don Eriksson

Don Eriksson

Director
Craig Enenstein

Craig Enenstein

Director
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Naspers Office Locations

Naspers has an office in Cape Town
Cape Town, (HQ)
40 Heerengracht
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Naspers Online and Social Media Presence

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Naspers News and Updates

Byju's raises $300 mn in fresh funding from Naspers, Canada Pension Fund

Byju's confirmed the investment but did not divulge any details

Naspers plans 'significant investments' to make use of $10 bn cash pile

Naspers favors investing in classifieds, online retail and payments businesses

Naspers CFO Plans `Significant Investments' in Coming Months

Naspers CFO Plans `Significant Investments' in Coming Months

Naspers Earnings Rise as Classifieds Unit Turns First Profit

Naspers Earnings Rise as Classifieds Business Turns First Profit

South Africa's Naspers sees higher first-half core headline profit

South African media and e-commerce giant Naspers Ltd said on Monday it expects first-half core headline earnings per share to be between 35 percent and 43 percent higher than a year earlier.

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Naspers Company Life and Culture

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Naspers Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Naspers founded?

    Naspers was founded in 1915.

  • Who are Naspers key executives?

    Naspers's key executives are Koos Bekker, Basil Vasili Sgourdos and Andre Coetzee.

  • How many employees does Naspers have?

    Naspers has 24,482 employees.

  • Who are Naspers competitors?

    Competitors of Naspers include NovaCopy, North Media and Transcontinental.

  • Where is Naspers headquarters?

    Naspers headquarters is located at 40 Heerengracht, Cape Town.

  • Where are Naspers offices?

    Naspers has an office in Cape Town.

  • How many offices does Naspers have?

    Naspers has 1 office.