Top Women Awards 2015
“Africa is our home, and we are focused on driving her growth.” With a heritage of over 153 years, we are a leading integrated financial services group on the African continent. We have an on-the-ground presence in 20 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, fit-for-purpose representation outside Africa and a strategic partnership with ICBC. This unique footprint supports our strategy to connect African markets to each other and to pools of capital globally.
ALCM Solutions is a consultancy focused on providing integrated solutions for the management of assets throughout their life cycle. We develop solutions that allow for effective management of assets based on informatics that give accurate real views of actual operating environments.
Improve productivity, decrease costs and generate revenue. We provide Enterprise Infrastructure Management solutions that are fit for purpose, can integrate with existing systems, measures what you want and need, are able to mirror your best in class work flows, provide global best practice process improvements and build-in industry and statutory requirements to reduce risk and improve governance and compliance.
Anglo American Platinum
Anglo American Platinum Limited (AMPLATS) makes a real difference to the people whose lives we touch. We mine metals that make modern life possible, in safe, smart and responsible ways. Amplats is the world’s leading primary producer of platinum group metals (PGMs), extracting some 37% of the world’s newly-mined platinum. The Company is listed on the JSE Limited and has its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa. Anglo American plc holds a 79.9% share in the Company. In 2014, our operating profit was R843 million and our earnings were R786 million. Results for the year were negatively impacted by a five-month period of industrial action.
Clicks Group is a health and beauty focused retail and supply group which has been listed on the JSE Limited since 1996. Through market-leading retail brands Clicks, GNC, The Body Shop and Musica, the group has over 640 stores across southern Africa. Clicks Group is a leader in the healthcare market where Clicks has the largest retail pharmacy chain with over 340 in-store dispensaries, including a direct-to-patient courier pharmacy service, while United Pharmaceutical Distributors (UPD) is South Africa’s leading full-range national pharmaceutical wholesaler.
Quality and excellent service. These are the values our clients have associated with MNS Attorneys since inception in 2002. Our work makes a difference. Our service is timeous and our clients’ legal needs are looked after, at all times. We achieve these unparalleled results because we choose to be a small, close-knit practice, giving clients quality service and the personal attention they require. This is countenanced in our phenomenal growth over the last decade or so. And this success has to be attributed to our people – a team of highly skilled, experienced and respected legal minds.
National Film and Video Foundation
The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture that was created to ensure the equitable growth of South Africa’s film and video industry. We do this by providing funding for the development, production, marketing and distribution of films and also the training and development of filmmakers. In addition, the NFVF commissions research and produces industry statistics that provide both the public and stakeholders with valuable insights into the South African film industry.
Sibongile Security Services
Sibongile Security is 100% black women owned business established in 2002.
The company has gained extensive experience in provision of security services both in public and private sectors. The management shares a wealth of experience in various aspect of the security industry. These experiences coupled with keen interest in sound client care, calls all levels of management and staff being available on a 24-hour call basis to attend to sporadic incidences.
We offer innovative security and risk management solutions that includes:-
• Physical Guarding
• Alarm installation
• Armed response
• CCTV installations
• Risk management & Consulting services..
MONASH South Africa
As an institution of higher learning we are committed to contributing to the consolidation of democracy, social justice, and the growth and development of the South African economy and the growth of Africa as a whole.We are dedicated to the nurturing of scholars, who will contribute positively to society by advancing knowledge and paving a way to a better future.
Mango first launched end October 2006 with our first flight taking to the skies on 15 November 2006. Our launch marked one of the largest e-commerce events at the time with more than 10 000 flight requests clocked per minute during the first two days following its launch.
Schneider Electric develops technologies and solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.
Ndalo Media runs a successful digital division that manages its own properties (web, socialmedia, digital publications and mobi-sites) as well as social media for third parties.
DestinyConnect.com and DestinyMan.com launched in September 2008 and July 2009
respectively, as custom-designed content and social network sites. A dedicated Ndalo Media team manages content and interaction. Both sites are custom-designed social networks that unite DESTINY and DESTINY MAN readers, giving them exclusive access to content, contacts and mentorship advice in a real-time, real-life setting. The overall purpose was to connect users, encourage networking, mentorship and information-sharing, and to establish Ndalo Media as a leader in digital communication in South Africa.
Our corporation’s history dates back to 1964 when Atlas Aircraft Corporation was formed primarily to manufacture military aircraft and various avionic systems for the South African Air Force (SAA). Atlas was brought under the control of Armaments Corporation of South Africa (Armscor) in 1968. It was incorporated into Denel (PTY) Ltd in 1992 and became Denel Aviation. Denel Aviation is the original equipment manufacturer for the Rooivalk Combat Support Helicopter, Design Authority for the Oryx Medium Transport Helicopter and the Cheetah Multirole Fighter aircraft. Denel Aviation delivers complete aviation solutions including maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) upgrades and system integration solutions, with innovation, quality and value added services, through worldwide partnerships.
Lion of Africa Insurance
Lion of Africa Insurance Company Limited is a South African non-life insurance company that was licensed by the Financial Services Board in terms of the Short- Term Insurance Act No 53 of 1998 on 23 August 1999. The company is the first insurance company in South Africa to achieve a Level 1 Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment rating in terms of the BBBEE Act of 2003 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Lion of Africa Holdings Company (Proprietary) Limited, owned by Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited, a broad-based black investment group listed on the JSE. The company’s short-term activities are concentrated primarily in the commercial property and casualty markets. It also operates in the marine and engineering segments. Lion of Africa Insurance CompanyLimited is an authorised financial services provider (FSP 17511) in terms of the Financial Advisors and Intermediaries Act No 37 of 2002. For more info visit www.lionsure.com or find us on Facebook or Twitter
Public Sector Manager PSM
The Public Sector Manager communicates with a strategic component of government’s target audiences – senior public sector managers. The magazine aims to help public sector/government managers and their departments/agencies to improve the quality of the services they provide by reporting on management innovations and best practices within the public sector.
Total regards itself as a responsible corporate citizen and is actively committed to the support of efficient and properly managed utilisation of the earth’s energy sources and products. While the TOTAL Group focuses intensely on the needs of today’s consumers, it remains ever mindful of the interest of future generations through its active environmental stewardship, which forms an integral part of its sustainable development strategy.Today, the company continues to make great progress in the transformation arena as part of its effort to contribute towards an adaptive economy which is characterised by growth, employment and equity. In pursuit of this goal, Total South Africa became the first oil company to achieve the fully unencumbered 25% shares for its BEE shareholders, TOSACO, in 2010. Consequently, the company is now owned 49.9% by South African shareholders and 50.1% by the TOTAL Group in France. It also became the first multinational company in the country to achieve its Level 2 B-BBEE Contributor status.
WDBIH is a private enterprise formed in 1996 with an overarching purpose of making a difference in the lives of rural women and communities. The main beneficiary and shareholder in WDBIH is the WDB Trust. The WDB Trust focuses on the social and economic upliftment of rural women and households, principally by providing micro-enterprise credit and business skills training to aspiring female entrepreneurs. The WDB Trust and the micro-finance programme was established in 1991.
Our key investment objectives are to:
• Make equity investments in established and growing businesses
• Build a sizeable capital base for our constituency
• Generate regular cash flows for the WDB Trust
• Have meaningful operational and strategic influence in our investments
• Achieve sustainable returns in our investments
• Establish long term partnerships and relationships
• Drive sustainable transformation within our investments with regards to women representation in executive roles, employment equity, skills development and procurement from small businesses
Administered by Sechaba Medical Solutions (Pty) Limited (www.sechabamedical.co.za), Sizwe is one of the larger open medical aid schemes in South Africa. From our beginnings in 1978, our focus has always been to provide affordable medical aid for all South Africans. Through products like our entry level plan that caters for people on a tight budget, we believe we’ve truly put the “affordable” back into healthcare – particularly for low-income groups. Based on this heritage, we continue to place an emphasis on caring for you and your family on your journey through life. As part of this, we’re known in the industry for offering rich benefits that put our clients first. We also believe that medical aid schemes shouldn’t be complicated, so we’ve made our products easy to understand and simple to use. Another major attraction we offer is a one-stop solution for companies who sign up with us. Our medical aid plans suit all employees, from the lowest-paid blue-collar worker to top-earning executives.
TUMI (NYSE: TUMI) Since 1975, TUMI has been creating world-class business and travel essentials, designed to upgrade, uncomplicate, and beautify all aspects of life on the move. Blending flawless functionality with a spirit of ingenuity, we’re committed to empowering journeys as a lifelong partner to movers and makers in pursuit of their passions. Designed in America, for Global Citizens everywhere. The brand is sold in over 260 stores from New York to Paris to London and Tokyo, as well as the world’s top department and specialty stores and travel retail in more than 75 countries. For more about TUMI, visit www.TUMI.com, www.facebook.com/TUMItravel, www.twitter.com/TUMItravel.
Stores located at Sandton City, OR Tambo International Airport Duty Free and V&A Waterfront.
Kabu Design Architects
Kabu Design Architects company mission is to embark on architecture that is contextual to our South African landscape, yet enhancing the design edge with creative and unique work. This being achieved through excellence as a hallmark for all that we stand for.
Our firm also hopes to create and develop a currently nonexistent spatial understanding of African dwellings. This being a modern and contemporary structure engineered to imbue our past as Africans, our rich inheritance, lush vegetation and modern influences appropriately contextualized.
Furthermore, we endeavour to meet our clients’ needs timeously and appropriately within the set budget constraints which we understand are integral in the process of building, renovating and upgrading one’s home.
Finally, we are interested in architecture as whole. We understand that the industry is constantly evolving as is common in all spheres of design. It is for this reason that we aim to entrench ourselves within the South African architectural landscape exploring all aspects including residential, commercial, and social initiatives.
As designers of places of dwelling for all humanities needs we aim not just for excellence but to transcend design theory through constant practice, growth and initiative.
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2015 Media Partners
2015 Media Partners
South African Business Integrator
SABI (South African Business Integrator) Magazine’s main focus is to synchronize business information, business cultures and align strategies and business goals between the public and private sector nationally. The publication’s objective is to inform, advise and educate key industry leaders on business objectives, internal strategic decisions, current affairs, business to business significant information, good management practices & governance, sound financial management practices and ultimately bridging the gap of transformation and transparency between the public and private sector.
Channel Africa is an International Radio station whose mandate is to support South Africa’s Foreign Policy enshrined in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation’s – Vision and Mission and contribute to the development of Africa, support peace, democracy and good Governance through the production and broadcast of innovative, dynamic and stimulating news, current affairs and informal knowledge building content in English and other major African languages.
SAfm is the SABC’s national English language public radio station with its headquarters at Radio Park, Auckland Park, Johannesburg. It was established in 1936 at the time of the creation of the SABC. It was first known as the “A Programme”, becoming the English Service when the Afrikaans Service came into being a year later. In 1985 it changed its name again to Radio South Africa and, ten years later, to SAfm.