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Apr 29, 2005

Dali Mpofu

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© Reuse this Full name: Daluxolo Christopher Mpofu

Position: Group executive director: corporate affairs of the Altron Group

Main activity of the company: Information and communications technology and electronics

Date and place of birth: September 26, 1962, East London

Education: Wits University B Proc (1988); LLB (1992); Mzomhle High School, East London First job: Labourer (spot welder), Mercedes-Benz factory, East London, 1981

Size of first pay packet: R71 a week

First job with present group: Group executive

Career history prior to current position: Attorney, advocate, acting judge

Value of assets under your control: R4,5-billion

Number of people under your leadership: About 200

Management style: Consensus-driven

Personal best achievement: Black Businessperson of the Year (BBQ magazine) 2004

Professional best achievement: Appointment as acting judge

Person who has had the biggest influence on your life: Mother

Person who has had the biggest influence on your career: Judge Kathleen Satchwell

Person who you would most like to meet: Mohammed Ali

Businessperson who has impressed you most: Bill Venter and Marc Lambert

Philosophy of life: People are inherently good

Biggest ever opportunity: Being South African

Biggest ever disappointment: South Africa’s elimination on goal average in the 2002 soccer World Cup

Hope for the future: Jobs, jobs, jobs

Favourite reading: Nonfiction and economic history of South Africa

Favourite TV programme: The Practice

Favourite food/drink: Italian food, Scotch

Favourite music: Local and international jazz

Favourite sport: Soccer, golf

Favourite website: anc.org.za

Hobbies: Golf, music

Car: Jaguar

Pets: A dog

Miscellaneous dislikes: Apathy

Favourite other South African company: Pick ‘n Pay

Favourite foreign company: Deutsche Bank

Married: Mpumi Nxumalo, Director-General of Transport, November 13, 2004

Children: Mncedisi, 23; Sizwe, 16; Letsema, three-and-a-half; Zwekazi, one-and-a-half

Clubs: Country Club Johannesburg, Ambassadors Golf Society

Edited by: Martin Creamer
Creamer Media Editor
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