Episode 75: Marc Lubner (Afrika Tikkun), Johannesburg, South Africa
By Kevin Daum, Contributor
YPO member Marc Lubner evangelizes the good business can do. It’s what lifted his grandfather from desperately poor immigrant to local success. Today, the Lubner family runs Belron, a South African-based vehicle glass company operating worldwide. With an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business. Mark ran the Umbono Investment Corporation, creating some of the first empowerment deals in South Africa post apartheid.
Today, Marc leverages his business experience to grow two charities: Afrika Tikkun, which empowers African youth, and the Smile Foundation, which brings doctors to fix cleft palates and other mouth disorders on children. In 2017, Marc received the Top NGO Conscious Companies Award for his work with these charities.
In this episode, Marc shares how non-profits can actually achieve more when run like a business.
Made possible with grants from Gazelles Growth Institute.