Brian Mdluli


MyBroadband Alumnus
Nov 11, 2009
Brian Mdluli is the CEO of the DMA of South Africa.

Between 2000 and 2004, Brian visited 51 out of the 52 African countries to establish and develop business contacts throughout the continent, ranging from private sector through to government contacts. During the same period, he co-headed a sales team that increased the Harvey Roofing Products sales by 45% year on year. At the time of his resignation in 2004, Brian headed the Harvey Roofing Products sales department with an annual turnover of R36 million.

He then joined Afro Cool, an industrial air conditioning company where he grew turnover by 900% over an 18-month period. By 2004, Afro Cool grew from 1 client to 91 clients with four new major centres established in South Africa. In addition to this he initiated and grew the Afro Cool Africa export market.

During his career Brian has worked at Nedcor, Multi-Waste, Harvey Roofing Products and Afro Cool before his appointment as CEO of the Direct Marketing Association of SA in 2006. Brian remains a non-executive director of both Multi-Waste and Afro Cool.

Other positions held by Brian include:

Advisor- Buwa Africa cc - Procurement Advisory Consultancy
Member- Federation for the Development of Africa-FDA
Advisor- Elman Energy Management (Pty) Ltd
Advisor- Karabo Communications and Projects cc.
Board Member- Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Empowerment Forum of SA.


Aug 29, 2012
Brian Mdluli stepped down as CEO of DMASA in February 2012, after five years to pursue his career in business. Brian Mdluli is now the founder Conversations Marketing.