Sithembiso Mthethwa is the Independent Non-executive director of Vunani, BCom (Maritime Economics). Sithembiso has over 15 years’ experience in the Maritime industry having worked in many ports in South Africa,Europe and in the Far East.
In 2000 he worked with Smit International BV and were successful in buying out Pentow Marine during the unbundling of Safmarine Limited (following the demutualisation of Old Mutual Ltd in 1999).
Pentow Marine changed its name to Smit SA and subsequently Smit Amandla Marine (SAM). In 2005 he co-founded Mion Holdings which now owns various investments including a substantial interest in SAM. Sithembiso has been in charge of all the investing and M&A activity at Mion since inception.