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Who's Who in Business

KZN Top Business Portfolio

ActionCOACH Marlene Powell

ActionCOACH Marlene Powell

As the first woman ActionCOACH franchisee in South Africa, and with more than 12 000+ coaching hours, Marlene has transitioned herself from a generalist to a specialist in her field

Afro's Chicken Shop

Afro's Chicken Shop

Afro's Chicken Shop is a homegrown food brand that has, until recently, been KwaZulu-Natal's best kept secret. We are a small start-up that is proudly local and passionate about the environment

Airports Company South Africa

Airports Company South Africa

ACSA’s vision is to be a world leading airport business and has since transformed its South African airports into internationally renowned, structurally, and functionally advanced, customer focussed and award-winning aviation businesses

B-Active Sports

B-Active Sports

B-Active Sports is the name behind many popular sporting events across South Africa and this sports management company is a formidable player in the sports industry in South Africa

Beekman Group

Beekman Group

The Beekman Group is one of South Africa’s leading players in the leisure and property development sectors

Belgotex

Belgotex

Belgotex is Africa’s leading carpet and artificial grass manufacturer. As a soft flooring specialist, the company designs, makes and distributes high-quality broadloom and modular carpets with custom solutions available to the commercial market

Blue Security

Blue Security

Blue Security CEO Henk van Bemmelen attributes the company’s success to strong relationships with communities that value its transparency, extensive experience, specialist support services, and ongoing investment in resources and world-class technology to fight crime.

Boxer

Boxer

The fully-fledged retail business we see today as Boxer has carved a very interesting 44-year journey

BusinessFit

BusinessFit

Never in the history of our time, have entrepreneurial and innovative initiatives been as critically important as they are today. Global challenges for entrepreneurs, engineers and scientists are to guide positive change to environmental and social aspects of our living.

Capitol Caterers

Capitol Caterers

Founded in July 1992, Capitol Caterers is now one of the leading industrial catering companies in South Africa

Cato Ridge Dry Port

Cato Ridge Dry Port

The Cato Ridge Logistics and Intermodal Hub, now more aptly referred to as the Cato Ridge Dry Port (CRDP), has been the topic of discussion in the transportation and logistics corridors for many years

Coastlands Hotels and Resorts

Coastlands Hotels and Resorts

Coastlands Hotels and Resorts is KwaZulu-Natal’s leading innovative hospitality company that prides itself on four and three-star hotels, restaurants, and conference venues

Cox Yeats

Cox Yeats

Cox Yeats has built an enviable reputation for providing expert and specialised commercial legal advice on the two core principles that it continues to stand on today – integrity and personalised expert service

Crown Dental Studio

Crown Dental Studio

We provide team-based, comprehensive dental care for children and adults, including patients of all ages who are anxious or have an underlying developmental or medical condition that may add complexity to the management of their oral health

DRG Outsourcing

DRG Outsourcing

DRG’s knowledge and expertise have been gained over the many years of delivering services to enterprises operating in diverse business sectors. These services are delivered through four broadly-based service lines

DRG Siyaya

DRG Siyaya

The inspiration to recreate DRG Siyaya as a human resource franchise facilitator came from a growing awareness of many smaller human resource companies, operated by highly competent individuals

Defy

Defy

Established in 1905, Defy made its debut by manufacturing the first electric stove in South Africa. In the last 115 years, the brand has further entrenched its footprint in South African households through manufacturing durable goods such as gas ovens, washing machines, dryers and ovens. This led to Defy becoming the biggest white goods manufacturer in the country while presenting the largest product range in South Africa

DigitLab

DigitLab

Established in 2011, Digitlab set out on a journey to ‘help people win’ in digital. The foundation and strength of the business was a diverse team of creatives, designers, developers, programmers, strategists, technologists, researchers, and writers working together to craft and create beautiful digital experiences for their clients

Dragon Protection Services

Dragon Protection Services

Dragon Protection Services was established at the beginning of 1998 in Durban in response to an identified need for specialist security and protection services provision

Durban ICC

Durban ICC

Opened by former president, Nelson Mandela in 1997, the Durban ICC was South Africa’s first International Convention Centre and has played a pioneering role in attracting international events to our shores since its inception

East Coast Radio

East Coast Radio

ECR is the leading English commercial radio station in KwaZulu-Natal, boasting a loyal listenership of 1 265 000

Elan Property Group

Elan Property Group

Headed by CEO Mark Taylor, the Group has become a leader in turnkey real estate developments. With experience and expertise in identifying development opportunities, the Group has perfected a unique approach to conceptualising developments, bringing them to life and successfully executing the marketing and sales functions

Elangeni Buildings

Elangeni Buildings

Elangeni Buildings provides an extremely fast and cost-effective method of construction to meet the increasing demand for extra living and working space. The company provides a turn-key project with over 40 years of industry experience .

Funky Pants

Funky Pants

The first in the world to come to the table with the bright funky, ridiculously comfy Funky Pants

Future Farmers

Future Farmers

Future Farmers started off with three young schoolboys Stuart met at a youth show who had done very well training young heifers and had been in the provincial team

Geek Managed Services

Geek Managed Services

Geek Managed Services is a technology services business with 25 years of experience in providing connectivity, IT management, cyber security and cloud centric solutions to small to medium businesses

GeoAfrika

GeoAfrika

Providing guidance, information and expertise across the whole project lifecycle. GeoAfrika draws on the skills of experienced professional teams working across surveying, land information systems, legal services and property management

Hirsch's

Hirsch's

Allan and Margaret Hirsch started their family run appliance business in a tiny showroom in Umhlanga Rocks Drive, Durban in 1979

Hollywoodbets

Hollywoodbets

Hollywoodbets offers online, cell phone and telephonic betting allowing their customers convenience and the best betting experience

IBV International Vaults

IBV International Vaults

Since its opening, IBV has grown exponentially and operates branches globally in London, Switzerland, Dubai and South Africa. IBV’s fast expanding industry consists of a diverse network of over 14 000 members globally

Icebolethu Group

Icebolethu Group

Icebolethu Group was established in 2009 by Group Chief Executive Officer Nomfundo Mcoyi who was inspired by the need for a reputable funeral service provider

Illovo Sugar (South Africa)

Illovo Sugar (South Africa)

SA today is an invested, long-term contributor to South Africa’s economy, committed to partnering for the continuing trans formation of its agricultural and sugar production sectors

Imperial Armour

Imperial Armour

The company’s experience, excellent quality, and continual innovations has made them the leading manufacturer of personal protective equipment in South Africa

Independent Media

Independent Media

Independent Media is KZN’s most influential publishing group

Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Ltd (IDC)

Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Ltd (IDC)

This year the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) celebrates 80 years of existence in its role as a Development Funding Institution (DFI)

KPMG South Africa

KPMG South Africa

KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services

LabourNet

LabourNet

As your strategic compliance partner, we ensure your business is compliant for the entirety of the employee life cycle leaving you with one supplier who does it all!

Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre

Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre

Lenmed Ethekwini Hospital and Heart Centre (LEHHC) is a privately owned, ultra-sophisticated and digitally integrated hospital north of Durban

Lovemore Bros

Lovemore Bros

Established by brothers Rob and Bruce Lovemore in 1989 and celebrating 30 years of operation in 2019. The family machinery logistics business has been built on a legacy of performance excellence that spans decades, with a focus on customised solutions from point to point in the southern African region

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)

MSC has 524 offices in 155 countries with a team of 100 000, and a dedicated fleet of 600 container vessels with an intake capacity of circa 23 million TEU. The global sailing schedule covers 230 trade routes and calls at more than 500 ports

Morar Incorporated

Morar Incorporated

Morar Incorporated is a national firm of chartered accountants and registered auditors providing quality financial business services and solutions to the private and public sector

NCT Forestry (NCT)

NCT Forestry (NCT)

NCT is recognised as an international supplier of quality round wood timber, hardwood pulpwood chips and is the largest forestry marketing organisation in southern Africa.

NJMPF

NJMPF

The KwaZulu-Natal Joint Municipal Pension/Provident Funds (NJMPF) drives inclusive, transparent and sustainable practices through innovation and financial literacy.

RR Group of Companies

RR Group of Companies

The RR Group always strives to retain a people-first focus. For with the empowerment of people, comes the empowerment of communities. And empowered communities can add to the positive socio-economic growth of South Africa and the world

Regent Business School

Regent Business School

REGENT Business School (RBS) is one of the leading distance learning institutions in Africa. The institution’s philosophy of ‘Disrupt. Rethink. Innovate.’ well reflects its goal to transform higher education

Retractaline

Retractaline

Retractaline is the undisputed market leader in the design, manufacture, and supply of a comprehensive range of laundry care products and accessories

Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT)

Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT)

All RBCT’s operations and administrative functions are conducted in Richards Bay. RBCT is owned by Anglo Operations, ARM Coal, South32 Coal, Exxaro, Glencore Operations, Kangra Sasol Mining, South Dunes Coal Terminal, South African Coal Mine Holdings, Tumelo Coal Mines and Umcebo Mining, with Optimum Coal and Koornfontein in business rescue

Royal HaskoningDHV

Royal HaskoningDHV

Royal HaskoningDHV has been connecting people for 135 years. Together, through our expertise and passion, we have helped contribute to a better society and improved people’s lives with work underpinned by our sustainable values and goals

SA Adhesives (Pty) Ltd

SA Adhesives (Pty) Ltd

SA Adhesives is a South African company consisting of qualified professionals with the skills, experience, and commitment that they believe will make a difference in the chemical and plastics manufacturing sector

SLG (Pty) Ltd

SLG (Pty) Ltd

SLG is dedicated to addressing the growing needs of their customers regarding efficient energy solutions, new technologies, gas to power solutions and making sure customers are adequately served to meet their business energy needs

SanDock Austral Shipyards

SanDock Austral Shipyards

Building on the proud reputation gained from being Africa’s leading commercial and naval shipbuilding and ship repair company, Southern African Shipyards is striving to become a globally recognised company