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Vumile Msweli

Vumile Msweli

Nickname: 'Vumi'

Chief Executive Officer

Currently resides in: Gauteng, South Africa

Born in Durban South Africa

Chief Executive Officer, Member of Institute of Directors, Certified Financial Planner, MBA Qualified, Author, Non- Executive Board Director; Public Speaker; Master of Ceremonies; Executive Life and Business Coach

Contact details

M: 0115680735

Web presence

Business Address

Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa

Professional details

Current Position(s)

Chairperson of the Board | Non Profit Company | Hesed Africa Foundation
Johannesburg, South Africa | November 2017 - present

Social Development and Community Services

Board Member | South African Association of Youth Clubs (SAAYC)
Johannesburg, South Africa | February 2016 - present

Social Development and Community Services

Providing strategic direction as a member of the board

Non-Executive Director | Board of Directors | Diabetes South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa | July 2015 - present

Social Development and Community Services

Providing strategic direction and support as a member of the Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer | Hesed Consulting (Pty) Ltd
Johannesburg, South Africa | October 2012 - present

Entrepreneurship and Small Business

I provide strategic direction; ensure operational efficiency; drive business development and establish innovative client-centric solutions.

Our solutions and engagement model aims to educate and empower our clients to efficiently execute on their goals. Our service offering consists of the following four pillars: Business Consulting; Personal Coaching; Public Speaking and Trade.

We offer corporate advisory services to small and medium enterprises. These include; financial training; strategy alignment and operations re-engineering to ensure maximum efficiency. We assist leadership teams in translating their strategic organizational goals into tangible well run operations.

We work closely with individuals to coach them to fast track their trajectory in achieving their personal goals. We empower people with skills to excel in their particular environment.

We offer public speaking services for conferences; workshops; private corporations; expos; educational institutions; government and Non- Profit Organizations. These services are speaking; facilitation; programme director; guest lecturing and training.

Previous Position(s)

Executive Head: Client Services Partner : Africa | Vodafone Global Enterprise | Vodacom
Johannesburg, South Africa | January 2015 - April 2017

ICT and Telecommunications

Manage Cost to Income to increase profitability and efficiencies.Accountable for ensuring Vodafone Global Enterprise meets and exceeds its service obligations to our high value strategic accounts. Work alongside the Account Team to embed business relationships at the most senior level within our Customer base by developing and nurturing a key understanding of our Customer’s strategy and business model and translating that into accountabilities based on Vodafone’s capabilities.Interface with external and internal Customers with a global presence at an Executive level, incorporating both direct line management at a local level and global matrix management at an account level. Own the end to end contractual deliverables for Service and collaborative working with Account Teams to provide direction on the service relationship for nominated accounts provides a point of interface and accountability for all aspects of service delivery and assurance to customers and driving true partnership. Provide Strategic leadership, day to day line management and individual performance reviews with team members underpinned by effective use of resources. Track record of global service delivery for global/international enterprise accounts.Driving change on behalf our customer. ITIL compliant service improvement by ensuring the development and implementation of Service Development and / or Improvement Plans in collaboration with Customers and Vodafone OPAs ( OpCo’s, Partner and Affiliates). Ensure Go To Market propositions are fully funded by the customer and linked to overall profit and loss. Provide insights and trends within specific sectors and industries and consistently represents customer requirements with a drive for innovation. Consistently represents customer requirements with a drive for innovation.Ensure all members of the team deliver an exemplary level of customer service.Be responsible for the protection of existing revenues and identification of opportunities in support of the Account Plan.

Board of Trustees Member | Cocomo Properties
Johannesburg, South Africa | December 2014 - January 2017

Property and Real Estate

Provide strategic direction as a member of the Board of Trustees

Head : Commercial Client Services | Business Banking | First National Bank
Johannesburg, South Africa | July 2013 - December 2014

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Head : Business Support : South Africa | Absa Wealth International | Barclays Bank PLC
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2010 - 2012

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Cash Investments Specialist | Private Bank | Investec
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2007 - 2010

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Accountant | Finance | RMB HOLDINGS LIMITED
Johannesburg, South Africa | 2007 - 2007

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Educational history


St. Mary's Diocesan School for Girls, Kloof, South Africa (2003)



Switzerland | 2015 - present

Doctorate - Applied Leadership and Coaching

Harvard Business School Executive Education

Boston, United States of America | 2013 - 2013

Strategy - Strategic Thinking and Execution

New York University

New York, United States of America | 2012 - 2012

International Executive Development Program - Investment Banking

Gordon Institute for Business Science

Johannesburg, South Africa | 2012 - 2012

Bankseta Executive Development - Business Leadership

University of London

London, United Kingdom | 2012 - 2013

MBA - Banking

University of Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa | 2011 - 2011

Bachelor Of Commerce Honours - Finance

University of Pretoria

Pretoria, South Africa | 2004 - 2006

Bachelor Of Commerce - Accounting Sciences



Voice of Wits rand New Heavy | 2016

Top 100 Most Influential Young South Africans | 2017

Number 34th in Avance Media's Top 100 Most Influential Young South Africans

Gauteng Premier Award for Excellence in Leadership | 2017

University of Witswaterand Radio's Brand New Heavy in Business | 2016

Vodafone CEO Award | 2016

Gordon Institute of Business: VAEP | 2016

Elle Boss of the Year | 2016

Corporate Category

Mail and Gurdian 200 Top Young South Africans | 2016

Selected as 200 most influential young South Africans under the age of 35 in Business.

media exposure

Metro FM | 2018

The Bridge Show

Cliff Central Radio | 2018

The Future CEOs Show

The Inspired Africa | 2018

Vumile Msweli’s Story: Hope To Marginalised Girls And Women

Biznis Africa | 2018

She Distinction Blog | 2018

Strategy Executive and Speaker

Southern Times | 2017

One of South Africa's most influential business women

Essays of Africa Magazine | 2017

Elle Magazine | 2017

MassivMetro | 2017

Educated Women Crush Wednesday Feature

Destiny Magazine | 2017

Entrepreneur Feature

St. Mary's DSG Old Girls | 2017

Profile Feature

SA FM | 2016

Regular contributor

Bona Magazine | 2015

Financial Planning Institute Magazine | 2014

June Issue, Movers and Shaker under 35 in the Financial Industry

The Thinker | 2013

August Issue, Women's Month Celebration of Woman in Business

Destiny Magazine | 2011

December Issue, Top Woman Under 35

True Love Magazine | 2011

November Issue,Woman on Top

Academic Achievements

PRINCE 2 Foundation | 2015

ITIL Foundation | 2015

Passed the Certified Financial Planning Board Exam | 2011

Completed Matric with distinction (An overall A average) | 2003

Academic Scholarship | 2000

Other Achievements

Africa's most Influential Woman in Business and Government invitee | 2013

Commissioner of Oaths | 2012



Institute of Directors

Member, 2015 - present

Black Management Forum

Member, January 2013 - present

Financial Planning Institute

Financial Planner, 2012 - present

Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals

Member, 2011 - present


Altmont Technical High School

Volunteer Tutor, January 2014 - present

Teaching English and Accounting to High School Students

Change Bible Church


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