Contact Info

Emial : info@tirhani.co.za

Phone : 0861 847 4264

Fax : 086 554 7417

OUR COMPANIES

 

Empowering Innovative Businesses

Historical Origins

Tirhani Group Holdings (TGH) was established in 2001 as a holdings and investment company initially with interests in auctioneering, business consulting, construction and research. The company was originally known as Tirhani Investment Holdings (TIH) and was officially renamed Tirhani Group in 2006. By this time, TGH had diversified into auto dealership, funeral insurance, funeral services, logistics, oil retailing, rail transportation, real estate, skills development and training. TGH restructured and consolidated its holdings and investment portfolio in December 2012; with diversified divisions in construction, disposal services, funeral insurance & services, investments, logistics, resources, training/skills development and recycling/ waste solutions.

True To The Name

Tirhani Group Holdings (TGH) was established in 2001 as a holdings and investment company initially with interests in auctioneering, business consulting, construction and research. The company was originally known as Tirhani Investment Holdings (TIH) and was officially renamed Tirhani Group in 2006. By this time, TGH had diversified into auto dealership, funeral insurance, funeral services, logistics, oil retailing, rail transportation, real estate, skills development and training. TGH restructured and consolidated its holdings and investment portfolio in December 2012; with diversified divisions in construction, disposal services, funeral insurance & services, investments, logistics, resources, training/skills development and recycling/ waste solutions.

Mission Statement

We establish, acquire or invest in operational companies wherein the equity is significant and the participation is meaningful and active at both governance and managerial levels. As a supporting strategy, TGH recruits, trains and retains world-class management to run its divisions, subsidiaries and investment companies in accordance with global best practices.

Vision Statement

We are a broad based holdings and investment company with interests in sectors where we add value as opposed to passive and speculative investments.

Our Directors

Vulani Mabunda

Chief Operations Officer (B.S.c Mathematical Statistics)

Vulani Mabunda holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Statistics from the University of Zululand. He is the Chief Operations Officer at Tirhani Group Holdings, a diversified entity that has interests in Logistics, Waste Solutions, Training Services, Disposal Services, Construction and Funeral Services that operates within SADC.

Vulani is an expert in logistics and business process analysis, due to his academic background of mathematical statistics and his years of experience as a business consultant. His grasp of probability and understanding of risk make him an invaluable member of any management team. The analysis and input he gives provides key insights into the side of the business that is unpredictable and often difficult to manage.

Vulani has been exposed to many different business environments ranging from Banking, IT, Railway Safety & Signalling, Recycling and Passenger Transport. The knowledge he has acquired has made him versatile, as he is able to adapt to different situations. Solving problems with the required tools rather than having a one track minded approach to analyzing situations.

Dr Tirhani Ezekiel Mabunda

Executive Chairperson (BA, Hons Bus Admin, Dipl Public Admin, HED, CAI, AARE, BAS, CPRE, PhD)

Tirhani has had an illustrative career as an administrator, educator and entrepreneur. Tirhani started his career as a clerk in the civil service in 1981, branched into teaching in 1988 and became Registrar of the Giyani College of Education between July 1990 and December 1993. Tirhani started his business career on a part-time basis when he ventured into the taxi business in 1988.

Tirhani launched his formal business career within the retail sector in 1993, after selling his fleet of three (3) minibus taxis and buying a Nandos franchise. He ended up owning two Nandos shops. During 1996 and the early part of 1997, Tirhani did part-time consulting for Statomet; a research division of the University of Pretoria. This development launched Tirhani’s consulting career. He moved to Johannesburg and joined Africa Now Consulting as Managing Director in 1997. Shortly thereafter, Tirhani co-founder Plus 94 Research in 1998 and served as Executive Director until 2000.

Tirhani founded Tirhani Group Holdings in 2000, a holdings and investment company with interests in diverse industries; including construction, disposal services, funeral insurance & services, investments, logistics, resources, training/skills development and recycling/waste solutions.

Tirhani holds a Diploma in Public Admin from the University of the North (1984), BA from the University of the North (1987), Higher Education Diploma from Unisa (1989), Honours in Business Administration from the University of Stellenbosch (1993), Certificate in auctioneering from South African Auctioneering College (2003), Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate from the National Auctioneers Association, US (2008), Benefit Auction Specialist from the National Auctioneers Association, US (2008), Certificate in auctioneering from Reppert School of Auctioneering, US (2009), Chartered Institute Auctioneer (CAI) from the University of Indiana, US (2010) and holds a Chartered Practitioner Real Estate (CPRE) designation.

He completed his PhD (MOTI): Management of Technology and Innovation with Da Vinci Institute Business School of Leadership. Tirhani is a business leader who holds numerous past and present positions including Chairperson of the Giyani Town Taxi Operators (1989 – 1993), Chairperson of the Giyani Business Forum (1994 – 1996), Director of the Limpopo Development Corporation (1995 – 1999), Chairperson of RealNet Holdings (2009 - 2010) and Chairperson of the South African Professional Auctioneers Association (2014 - Date).

Dr Richard Chauke

Director of Corporate Services

Education

B.Com (Accounting B.Com (Hons) Accounting
M.Com (South African and International Tax
D. Administration
Global Executive Leadership Development Programme
Retail Leadership Development Programme

Professional bodies

Master Tax Practitioner (SA) [MTP (SA)]
Professional Accountant (SA)
Professional Tax Specialist (SA)
Member Institute of Directors (M inst D)

Professional Background

Director: Corporate Services, Tirhani Group Holdings;
Director: Transformation, Tax, Risk, Internal Audit, Legal and Compliance in JD Group;
Group Executive: Tax Affairs and Transformation in JD Group;
Senior Manager (Principal Consultant): Indirect Tax Services at Ernst and Young;
Manager: Customs Policy, Processes, External Liaison and Quality Management Systems in South African Revenue Service and Acted as Assistant General Manager for Customs Central Operation and Compliance;
Manager: Policy and Law Application, Indirect Taxes South African Revenue Services;
Audit Manager at the Office of the Auditor General;
Trainee Accountant at Deloitte & Touché;
South African Revenue Service from Senior Taxation Officer and also heading Special Investigation Division;
Worked as lecturer at the University of Venda;
Worked as Bookkeeper and Tax Consultant.

Specialisation

Income Tax
Value Added
Tax Transformation
Risk Management
Compliance
Corporate governance
Customs

Industry Experience

Retail
Financial Services
Automotive
Education
Local Councils

Lloyd Mhlanga

Director of Stakeholders

Lloyd is a member of UMkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA). He joined the African National Congress and UMkhonto in 1976 and has been a member till its disbandment in 1991, after which he worked in various positions in the ANC up to the introduction of democracy in South Africa in 1994. Lloyd was integrated to the National Intelligence Agency in …..

Lloyd holds many qualifications ranging from Defense Strategy, Certificate in Police Policy Formulation, Program on Presidential Strategic Development Leadership, Diploma in Macro Economic Policy Formulation and Program on Macro-Economic Policy. Lloyd also attended many Senior Management Courses from the National Intelligence Agency. During 2009, Lloyd was contracted as the Special Advisor to the Minister of State Security. This position exposed him to policy and legislative formulation and the functioning of the executive and cabinet.

Lloyd has a clear understanding of the legislative environment in South Africa including, the Public Finance Management Act of 1999, Labor Relations Act of 1995, Promotion of Equality and Prevention of unfair Discrimination Act of 2000, National Small Business Act of 1996 and all other related policies and regulations. Llyod joined Tirhani Group Holdings as Stakeholders Director in 2015.

 

CONTACT US

Find us

TIRHANI HOUSE, 1 Centex Close, Cnr. Katherine Street, Eastgate Ext. 4, Sandton, South Africa.

Call us

Tel: 0861 847 4264 / 011 608 2280
Fax: 086 554 7417

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info@tirhani.co.za

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