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Oct 15, 2010

Mdu Gama

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Full Name: Mduduzi Gama

Position: CEO

Main Activity of the Company: The provision of asset finance solutions to government departments, parastatals and corporates

Date and Place of Birth: June 1, 1969, Soweto

Education: BCom (Acc), MBA, CDFP, SMP, PhD (finance)

First Job: Unqualified teacher in Newcastle in 1987

Career History Prior to Current Position: CEO, Meeg Asset Finance; GM, RentWorks; development manager, the Spar group; and investigative accountant, Unilever

Size of First Pay Packet: R200 a month

First Job with Present Group: CEO

Value of Assets under Your Control: R400-million

Number of People under Your Leadership: Seven

Management Style: Participatory

Personal Best Achievement: Graduating with a BCom (Acc) as the top student in the Department of Business Administration and being the first person to graduate with the highest academic qualification in finance from the University of Johannesburg

Professional Best Achievement: Setting up two successful asset finance businesses

Person Who Has Had the Biggest Influence on Your Life: My late father

Person Who Has Had the Biggest Influence on Your Career: The current CEO of the Spar group, Wayne Hook, and Glenn Goodall, former CEO of RentWorks

Person You Would Most Like to Meet: Warren Buffett

Businessperson Who Has Impressed You Most: Patrice Motsepe

Philosophy of Life: Strive to be the best in anything you do

Biggest Ever Opportunity: Conducting a comparative study of the US and South African retail industries at Cornell University, in the US

Biggest Ever Disappointment: When the South African soccer team failed to proceed beyond the first stage of the 2010 soccer World Cup

Hope for the Future: That all children have the opportunity to be educated (up to university level) irrespective of their families’ financial background

Favourite Reading: Biographies of businesspeople

Favourite TV Programme: I only watch soccer, boxing and the news

Favourite Food/Drink: Traditional food

Favourite Music: Isicathamiya and all traditional music

Favourite Sport: Soccer and boxing

Favourite Website: Any academic website

Hobbies: Working out in the gym

Car: BMW

Pets: None

Miscellaneous Dislikes: Lazy people

Favourite Other South African Company: The Spar group

Favourite Foreign Company: Unilever

Married: Yes

Children: Not stated

Clubs: Not stated

Edited by: Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor
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