Thando NyameniFull name: Thando Nyameni

Occupation: Acting General Manager – KUMISA CEO – Spotless Worx Entertainment

Interests: Music, Social development, technology, people, building meaningful businesses.

Special skills: Singer / Song Writer, Music Producer, Poet, Project & Events Coordination, Adept negotiator incisive and insightful, critical thinker, able to identif and exploit business and growth opportunities.

Governance experience:

  • Board Member & Treasurer: KwaZuluNatal United Music Industry Association (KUMISA) 2014
  • Chairman of the KUMISA Finance / RemCO Sub Committee 2014
  • Board Member & Chairman: KwaZuluNatal United Music Industry Association (KUMISA) 2015
  • National General Council Member (Music Secto Representative) & Deputy Chairperson: KZN Creative & Cultural Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA) 2015
  • Board Member: KwaZulu[Natal Society of Arts (KZNSA) 2015

 How he’ll help your music business:

Provide outside the box ideas and innovations to enhance business strategy, processes, products/services and culture in ways that positively affect the bottom line.

Track Record

Thando holds a solid track record of successful business innovation, business development and support in the local music sector.

2004 F 2010 Weighbridge & Logistics Coordinator – Mondi Recycling
2010 – 2012 CoFOwner and CEO of Bhethatainment CC
2012 to date CoFOwner of Spotless Worx SA (PTY) LTD
2014 F 2015 DOTV Creative Director
2015 to date Durban International Blues Festival Deputy Director
2016 to date KUMISA Acting General Manager

Special Achievements

  • Winner of the R1 Million Media 24 Entrepreneurship Marketing Competition
  • Received an Enterprise Development Award for “Most Jobs Created” (3rd place) at the Shanduka Black Umbrellas Enterprise Development KZN Regional Awards in January
  • Received an Enterprise Development Award for “Best Performing Company” (1st place) at the Shanduka Black Umbrellas Enterprise Development KZN Regional Awards in January
  • Received an Enterprise Development Award for “Best Performing Company” (3rd place) at the Shanduka Black Umbrellas Enterprise Development National Awards in February