Zakhele Ntombela

Managing director of Hi Tech Transformer Maintenance

Zakhele is the lead sponsor and a full-time managing director of Hi Tech Transformer Maintenance, which has an annual budget of R6,5-million and a staff complement of 22 full-time employees.

Hi Tech is a transformer and auxiliary equipment maintenance contractor. Its services are sold to Eskom through Rotek Engineering, municipalities, mining and industrial sectors. Rotek Engineering provides maintenance and support for the Eskom Group, of which it is a member. Zakhele is a qualified engineer with a national higher diploma in electrical engineering. In addition, he has obtained a marketing qualification through the RAU Marketing Management Programme and is currently studying towards a BCompt with Unisa.

Zakhele is highly experienced and has more than 12 years’ technical, sales and marketing experience with companies such as Rotek Engineering as a sales engineer responsible for the South African Development Community and East Africa regions. He also worked for Alstom SA, South African Micro Electronic Systems and various Eskom divisions.

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