Our Team

The Zungu-Elgin team consists of more than 200 employees who work to ensure client requirements are met within the prescribed period and within budget. Our skilled and experienced Engineers, Supervisors and Craftsmen enable us to rapidly mobilise resources in order to adhere to customer requirements worldwide. Quite a number of our employees began their careers as Apprentices and have grown into skilled Craftsmen who take pride in their work and their status as Elgin-trained Artisans.

Directors and Management

Sandile Zungu



Mr Zungu is a non-executive chairman of Zungu-Elgin.

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Lusanda Jakavula

Non-Executive Director


Ms Jakavula is the Group Finance Director of Zungu Investment Co. She serves as a non-executive director on various boards within the portfolio of companies.

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Theo Kanakana

Non-Executive Director


Mr Kanakana is a Non-Executive Director of Zungu-Elgin and a Senior Strategic Human Capital Business Partner at the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC).

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Nomfundo Fakudze

Non-Executive Director


Ms Fakudze is a seasoned deal maker who started her career at ABSA business bank in 2005.

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Vincent Chetty

Managing Director


Mr Chetty is the Managing Director of Zungu-Elgin. Mr Chetty has nearly 30 years of operational manufacturing and engineering experience at Zungu-Elgin.

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Nonkululeko Shezi

Chief Financial Officer


Ms Nonkululeko Shezi is a bona fide Durbanite, who is passionate about uplifting others.

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Zain Sheik

Chief Operating Officer


Mr Sheik is the Chief Operations Officer of Zungu-Elgin Engineering (Pty) Ltd and the Director of Zungu Piping (Pty) Ltd.

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Mdu Nkosi

Senior Executive

(Adviser to the Chairman)

Mr Nkosi has been appointed as Advisor to Mr Sandile Zungu the Chairman of Zungu-Elgin Engineering.

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Julius Naidoo

Divisional Manager

(Petrochemicals, Fabrication, Services and Maintenance)

Mr Naidoo joined Elgin in 1986 and has worked his way through the Company to be appointed as the Head of Petrochemical (Fabrication) in 2014.

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Mervin Reddy

Divisional Manager

(Mechanical and Foundry)

Mr Reddy joined Elgin in 1990 and has worked his way through the Company to be appointed as the Head of Sugar (Mechanical and Foundry) in 2008.

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