Miliswa Mahala

Director: Finance & Admin

Miliswa is a Professional Accountant with an extensive financial administration experience in both the public and private sectors. She is registered under the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA). She holds a Bcom degree from the University of Fort Hare. In a career that spans over ten years, she distinguished herself as a dynamic, motivated and highly adaptable professional. She has occupied very distinct positions and performed with laudable excellence in the fields ranging from Procurement to Finance Management, overseeing the smooth running of business operations and projects implementation.

Some of the organisations that she has worked for include the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), Eskom, Transnet and Indalo Yethu Environmental Agency, where she was employed as a Finance Manager and also serving as the Acting Head of Finance and Corporate Governance. This is where she received intense training and skills development on Project Management. She later joined Nkonki Inc. as a Financial Consultant, where she advised clients in areas of finance transformation, internal controls and risk management. She is one of the founding directors of Iconic Productions and is responsible for overseeing all financial and administrative matters.

Thandi Futa

Director: Marketing and Public Relations

Thandi Futa is a seasoned media strategist with extensive internal and external communications management, brand management, stakeholder coordination and advocacy experience. He specialises in providing communications counsel in strategic planning, execution and management, as well as assessment of initiatives supporting organisational objectives. His expertise in the corporate sector include integrated strategic marketing communications, crisis management, social mobilization and advocacy, risk communications, media relations, social responsibility, change management, and communications measurement and capacity building. He boasts outstanding media, government and community relations skills. A mentoring leader with vast experience and entrepreneur flair, he is an incredible mentor to staff and colleagues.

Athenjiwe Mdumata

Manager: Marketing and Sales

Athenjiwe Mdumata holds a Bachelor of Public Administration degree from the University of Fort Hare. Among her credits, she boasts Political Science, Public Administration, Economics and Business Management. She is a consummate professional and a highly motivated manager who is both diligent and dedicated to her work. She encompasses a variety of essential skills, drive and energy befitting an exceptional Marketing and Sales Manager. She specialises in the research of client base to find new types of customers, sells our products to them accordingly and develops innovative marketing strategies. She attends national days, conferences and festivals where she interacts directly with potential clients and sell books while at the same time marketing our brand and the various services offered by Iconic Productions.