Entrepreneur finds business success in promoting others
Gerald Ndlovu saw an opportunity to create employment for 250 artisans, and he took it, writes Jane Steinacker-Keys.
Gerald Ndlovu by his own admission did not thrive in the corporate environment. His education, which includes a BComm in financial accounting as well as a post graduate in business management, made him the perfect candidate for a series of corporate posts including the Head of Operations for Liberty Properties and a Member Services Manager at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).
Despite his success in the corporate world he found the rigid structures frustrating, which fuelled his yearning to venture out on his own. “In the corporate world there are rules for everything,” he says, “I found it stifling.”
“I am an entrepreneur, uncontrollable by nature,” says Ndlovu… more