Sandile Zungu (‘’Zungu’’) was born in Umlazi Township, Durban on the 10th of February 1967. He attended Hilton College and completed his post-matric in 1984. The values instilled during his time at Hilton College are deep rooted and Zungu continues to subscribe to them, ‘’courage, respect, humility, compassion, honesty and accountability with integrity in all we do’’.
In 1988 Zungu completed a BSc (Mechanical Engineering) degree at the University of Cape Town (UCT), followed by his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the UCT Graduate School of Business in 1995. In 2000 he completed a Program for Global Leadership certificate at the Harvard Business School in Boston, USA. Zungu continues to broaden his knowledge and believes education is key to success.
For Zungu time does not stand still and he is ever progressing. He is considered an entrepreneur at heart and thrives on the chase of a new investment. In 2002, Zungu Investments company (Zico) was established. Zico is a formidable diversified industrial holdings organisation with interests that include education, manufacturing, property, sport, forensics, gaming and resources.
Zungu believes in inspiring transformation, through business empowerment. Investments are the key to economic advancement and sustainability. As a dedicated leader, unwilling to compromise on the aspirations of inclusive growth and equal economic participation.
Zungu is a hardworking and passionate individual, he is an avid sports fan and owner of the Amazulu Football club.
He subscribes to the philosophy, HARD WORK PAYS ITS DUES AND INTEGRITY SUSTAINS GAINS.