Profile of Mthunzi Mdwaba, President and CEO of TZoro IBC

Mthunzi Perry-Mason Mdwaba is an entrepreneur, businessman, executive and passionate advocate for business in all its diverse forms and across developing and developed nations. He is a fierce defender of skills development, the conditions required for sustainable enter- prises and business and human rights. 

He is the founder, President, and CEO of TZoro IBC, an investment and business consultancy, building on his career as an entrepreneur, deal-maker and negotiator. TZoro provides a very niched global strategic advisory service that involves brokering deals, human capital development coaching and mentoring interventions, leveraging the vast networking Mthunzi possesses spanning over 185 countries. 

Until November 2010, Mthunzi held the post of Group Chairman & CEO of Torque IT, South Africa, now a world-class company. When he and his team purchased Torque IT it was insolvent. Mthunzi and his team turned it around into a company that now operates across 27 countries, dedicated to Computer Technical Training Solutions (the largest partner for Cisco and Microsoft). He was also the Deputy CEO of a listed entity on the JSE which acquired Torque IT. Under his leadership Torque IT won numerous business awards annually, including “Cisco Partner of the Year” for 7 years in a row. Mthunzi has also personally won numerous business awards, nominated by his peers, including IT personality of the year (2004), and businessman of the year by two organisations (2009) among numerous others. He has had numerous other passive investments spanning many sectors, involved as a strategic partner and sold off his interests over time. 

Within organized business in South Africa he has held numerous leadership positions – testament to the confidence that people have in him. He has held the position of Chairman of the Employer Organisations, namely, the BITF (Black Information Technology Forum) made up of black IT professionals in South Africa and for two terms was President of the ITA (Information Technology Association), made up of all the major IT & Telecoms companies such as Cisco, SAP and Siemens. He was a board member of the Business Women’s Association in South Africa and was, in fact, the first man to have this honour! He subsequently held the positions of firstly, Vice-President for Professionals, made up of all members of the professional organisations of BUSA (Business Unity South Africa) and, subsequently, Vice-President of the Uni-sectoral Sector, made up of the technology, hospitality, banking and mining sectors.

Until June 2018 he was the Chairman of the University of the Western Cape (UWC) Council having served a 4 (four) year term. 

His achievements in South Africa have been recognized at a global level. He currently holds many strategic positions within the global employer arena, including that of IOE Vice-President to the ILO, Vice-Chairman of the ILO GB, ex-officio member of the Global Commission on the Future of Work, Employer Spokesman for the PFA (Programme, Finance & Administration), member of the B20 Task Force on Employment & Education (having been a member of all Task Forces since the beginning of the B20/G20 process), Chairman of the Business Human Rights & Responsible Business Conduct Policy Working Group of the IOE and at home in South Africa is Chairman of Signum Alliance(Telecoms & Fibre Optic OSH Association) and has been appointed an adjunct Associate Professor of Law at the UWC and he is also  a Ministerial Appointed Chairman of Productivity SA.

Born in the rural village of Coville, Herschel in the Eastern Cape in South Africa, he is the proud father of three (two boys and one girl)  one granddaughter and grandson. Both his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees (BA LLB) are from the University of the Witwatersrand Wits. He is a very keen cyclist and duathlete (to include running)22 years, participating in cycling races and tours over the last 17 years, including sections of the Tour de France a few years ago. He has also taken part in the Change a Life Cycling Tour, together with about 70 CEOs and Executives from different companies. The Change a Life Cycling Tour raises millions of Rands (approximately $200,000) annually for deserving charity causes.

 

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INVESTOR

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ENTREPRENEUR

Mr Mdwaba worked in the Music Industry, first as a lawyer, setting up one of the first [READ MORE]

GLOBAL LEADER

Mr Mdwaba has held numerous leadership positions globally. He has held the position of Chairman of Employer Organisations, [READ MORE]

GLOBAL SPEAKER

Mr Mdwaba Mthunzi is the first African Global Spokesperson for Employers in almost a 100 years of the ILO’s existence. He has a [READ MORE]

BUSINESS EXECUTIVE

Mr Mdwaba is the founder, President and CEO of TZoro IBC, an investment and business consultancy. He is also the chairman of productivity SA. [READ MORE]

 

 

 

WELCOME TO TZORO

TZoro IBC offers comprehensive range of investment advice for serious private investors who seek to grow their wealth in a diverse market. We broker local and international deals in commodities, sponsorships and human capital investments that provide innovative creation of employment. As a small firm that practices at the highest level of professionalism, our niche yet global clients are guaranteed a personalised service.

Commodities

Our consulting services focus on our clients’ most critical issues and opportunities. Our experience in international markets has made us expert in understanding our clients’ specific needs and providing tailor-made solutions. We are one of the most credible deal makers in raw materials, energy and minerals including but not limited to Coal, Oil, Copper, Iron ore, Coffee and Tea.
Investment

At TZoro IBC, we broker deals with both individuals and companies. Our experts offer a unique access to specialised expertise and knowledge to ensure innovative and brave solutions. We love what we do and we love bringing our success to our family of clients.

Sponsorships

We are experienced in negotiating corporate and sports sponsorship, designing world’s innovative strategies that meet your needs and delivering on Return on Investment. TZoro IBC is also associated with some of the most reputable and leading sports marketing consultants to ensure we deliver on the client’s mandate.

 

READ MOREMY ARTICLES

LEADERSHIP ROLES AND TITLE

INVESTOR

Mr Mdwaba has various passive investments in the property, advertising, and IT and Telecoms industries. [READ MORE]

ENTREPRENEUR

Mr Mdwaba worked in the Music Industry, first as a lawyer, setting up one of the first [READ MORE]

GLOBAL LEADER

Mr Mdwaba has held numerous leadership positions globally. He has held the position of Chairman of Employer Organisations, [READ MORE]

GLOBAL SPEAKER

Mr Mdwaba Mthunzi is the first African Global Spokesperson for Employers in almost a 100 years of the ILO’s existence. He has a [READ MORE]

BUSINESS EXECUTIVE

Mr Mdwaba is the founder, President and CEO of TZoro IBC, an investment and business consultancy. He is also the chairman of productivity SA. [READ MORE]

 

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  • Impact of technology on jobs | 1 March 2019
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  • Mthunzi Mdwaba to represent Africa in Switzerland
    Mthunzi Mdwaba to represent Africa in Switzerland
  • Future of Work: Interview with Mthunzi Mdwaba
    Future of Work: Interview with Mthunzi Mdwaba
  • Information session on the work of the Global Commission on the Future of Work
    Information session on the work of the Global Commission on the Future of Work
  • International Organisation of Employers speaks to Mthunzi Mdwaba about human rights
    International Organisation of Employers speaks to Mthunzi Mdwaba about human rights

Keynote Speech at the Careers24 Future of HR Awards on the 23rd July 2015 on behalf of the Honourable Deputy Minister, Inkosi Phatekile Holomisa, by Mthunzi Mdwaba, Chairman of Productivity SA

Thank you Programme Director, good evening ladies and gentlemen. I come incognito-I have an arrangement with Inkosi/Chief Holomisa,the Deputy Minister. I use him to attract crowds, then I deliver the speeches

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Welcome Speech at the UWC Open Day by Chairman of Council, Mthunzi Mdwaba- 2016

Thank you Nita, our dear Registrar, and would like to recognize the VC, Prof Tyrone Pretorius, and the rest of your management, the SRC President, Akhona Landau, the Deputy Khanyiso Matebese and the SG, Unathi Sgodi, our Council members, Lyndon Barends, Mahmud Mohamed and Dr Raymond Patel, all the parents, students and friends.

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