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Jimmy Manyi

Jimmy Mzwanele Manyi

President of Progressive Professionals Forum


Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born 20-01-1964 in Meadowlands South Africa

Jimmy Manyi CM (SA), Harvard Alumnus with Economic Geology background is the President of Progressive Professionals Forum. He is the former CEO of Government Communications and Information Systems and Cabinet Spokesperson.He also served as Director General at the Department of Labour. Manyi has over 20 years corporate experience in mainly blue chip and multinationals spanning across key sectors of the economy including Mining & Exploration, Auto-sector, Banking, ICT and FMCG. His skills include Governance, Sales and Marketing, Public Policy& Corporate Affairs and Banking. He serverd on various boards.

Contact details

jimmym@mweb.co.za

M: 0823793454


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Current Position(s)

President | Progressive Professionals Forum (PPF)
Johannesburg, South Africa | August 2013 - present

Social Development and Community Services

Galvanise all professionals across the race,culture and nationality divide to actively engage in the socio-economic development of South Africa in particular and Africa in general.
Engender patriotism and a plough back culture.


Previous Position(s)

Cabinet Spokesperson | Government of South Africa
South Africa | 2011 - August 2012

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Chief Executive Officer | Government Communication and Information System
South Africa | 2011 - August 2012

Government, Public Administration and Defence


Board Member | Media Development and Diversity Agency board
GAUTENG, South Africa | August 2011 - August 2014

Broadcast Media, Multimedia and Film

Chair Remco/Hr Commitee.


Director-General | Department of Labour
Pretoria, South Africa | 2009 - 2011

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Acoounting Officer for the Department of Labour



Group Executive | Corporate Affairs | TIGER BRANDS LIMITED
Bryanston, South Africa | 2006 - 2009

President | Black Management Forum
Johannesburg, South Africa | September 2006 - October 2012

Social Development and Community Services

Driving Socio- Economic Transformation.


Chairman | Commision for Employment Equity
Pretoria, South Africa | May 2005 - September 2009

Government, Public Administration and Defence

Advise the Minister of Labour on all Employment Equity Law matters.


Director | IBM South Africa
Johannesburg South Africa | January 2005 - May 2006

ICT and Telecommunications

Corporate Affairs and Public policy


Executive Director Marketing and Business Banking | Peoples Bank | NEDBANK GROUP LTD
GAUTENG, South Africa | 2000 - 2004

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Running business banking of Peoples Bank and Marketing.


General Manager | Transformation and Sales | Toyota South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa | January 1995 - August 1998

Manufacturing and Industrial

Light Commercial and passenger car sales. And development of Transformation Policy.


Mining and Exploration Geology | Prospecting Services and President Brand Mine | Anglo American
Welkom, South Africa | January 1986 - December 1994

Mining, Energy and Natural Resources

Exploration Projects and Undergroung Geological mapping.

Educational history

Secondary

Jabulani Technical High School, Soweto, South Africa (1981)

Tertiary

Institute of Marketing Management (IMM)

Johannesburg South Africa | 2000 - 2000

Chartered Marketer - Marketing

Marketing

Harvard and Wits Business Schools

Boston USA, United States of America | July 1999 - October 1999

Senior Executive Programme (SEP) - Strategy

Strategic Marketing, Finance and Statistic.

Witwatersrand Technikon

National Higher Diploma

Economic Geology

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Media Development and Diversity Agency Board

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