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Aug 08, 2003

Mxolisi Mgojo, Eyesizwe Coal

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© Reuse this Full name: Mxolisi Mgojo

Position: Head of marketing, Eyesizwe Coal, since 2001

Main activity of the company: Coal-mining

Date and place of birth: May 25, 1960, Durban, Kwazulu-Natal


Education: Cambridge High, Massachusetts, US, diploma June 1977; North Eastern University, Boston, US, BSc Computer Science, June 1981; BComm Honours, Energy Studies, RAU, Johannesburg (current)

First job: Bookpacker, 1981

Size of first pay packet: R150 a month

First job with present group: Head of marketing, 1998

Value of assets under your control: Multibillion-rand value

Number of people under your leadership: 2 500

Management style: Participative

Personal best achievement: Being headhunted from the UK by Unisys

Professional best achievement: Obtaining an MBA while rearing a family

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

Person who has had the biggest influence on your career: Brian Wegerle, of Nedcor

Person who you would most like to meet: Gandhi

Businessperson who has impressed you most: Patrice Motsepe

Philosophy of life: Give, share, make the world a better place

Biggest ever opportunity: Eyesizwe

Biggest ever disappointment: Failed business venture

Hope for the future: Global respect for South Africa and poverty alleviation

Favourite reading: Spiritual books

Favourite TV programme: Finals of all top sport sorts

Favourite food/drink: Universal food taste/water

Favourite music: Mozart, Beethoven, Bach

Favourite sport: None

Favourite website: None

Hobbies: Gym, five days a week

Car: Isuzu bakkie

Pets: None

Miscellaneous dislikes: Dishonesty, corporate power struggles, lack of self-esteem

Favourite other South African company: African Rainbow Minerals

Favourite foreign company: BHP Billiton, as an outcome of affirmative action of a previous era

Married: Tandeka Nyembezi, January 1, 1998

Children: Malurande, 13; Vuyokazi, 6

Clubs: Virgin Active, Bryanston
Edited by: Martin Creamer
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