Executive Team

Thabo Seopa – Managing Director
Thabo Seopa joined Trudon (Pty) Ltd as Managing Director in May 2002. Prior to that, he spent nine years in investment banking, with UBS and HSBC. He started his working career as a trainee in management accounting and held positions as Regional Accountant, Financial Manager and General Manager Operations. He has been a board member of various organisations – from listed companies to state-owned enterprises to non-profit bodies.

Bradley Swanepoel – Chief Finance Officer
Bradley Swanepoel is a qualified CA(SA) who completed his articles at Andersen (taken over by KPMG). He has largely worked in the Telecommunications and ICT Industries within South Africa, the Middle East, and across various countries in Africa where he has held a number of senior leadership roles.

These include MTN, BT Global Services, Virgin Mobile, and for the past 5 years, at Telkom Business, where he held the role of Executive Finance Business Partner for the Enterprise Division. Bradley has also served on the Swiftnet Board for the past three years. Having worked at two start-ups, Virgin and Smile Communications, he was well-equipped with skills to deal with the unknown, and also the courage to take on new challenges and challenge conventional thinking to achieve success.

Wayne Bischoff – General Manager: Sales
Wayne has an Honours Degree in Industrial Sociology from Wits. He has been in media sales and marketing for over 25 years with stints in radio, TV,  print and digital both locally and internationally. He has worked at senior and executive levels in the radio
(Primedia, SABC, Kagiso Radio) and TV industry (both e.tv, TVAfrica and BBC World News). In the last five years his core focus has been in the digital media sales industry, both at Mediamark (Kagiso) where he was instrumental in launching their digital division. Prior to joining Trudon he was the MD of Habari Media digital media sales house.

Ndaba Nkomo – General Manager: Customer Fulfilment
Ndaba Nkomo was appointed GM: Customer Fulfilment in March 2010. Previously, he held the position of Sales Director at Accenture, and before that worked at Multichoice as Business Solutions Manager having held positions as Senior Business Analyst, and Systems Integration Engineer. He holds a B. Eng Honours (Electronic) degree and a Masters in Engineering (Electrical & Information Engineering) from the University of Witwatersrand.

Mashudu Malivha – General Manager: Human Capital
Mashudu Malivha has extensive experience in human resources, having held senior positions at multinational companies like Reckitt & Colman, Henkel SA, De Beers and Holcim. She started her career at the Development Bank of South Africa.

William Smith – General Manager: Innovations
William Smith has previously spent 3 and half years as Ecommerce Product Manager at Trudon before becoming the General Manager at Kompare. With past experience as the Digital General Manager for Caxton Community Newspaper, William is now responsible for delivering on innovative business objectives, amongst other things. He was the Portal Manager for Telesure Technology Solutions and has been actively involved in the digital space for 15 years, making him extremely knowledgeable and skilled in all things digital.

Lyndon Munetsi – Managing Director: Leads Machine
Lyndon Munetsi joined Trudon in July 2016 and serves as Managing Director of our Leads Machine subsidiary.  He possesses a wealth of experience in Corporate Communications, Business Development, Digital Transformation and Marketing.  Prior to joining Trudon, Lyndon was a Digital Transformation Lead at Accenture.  He has also held executive level roles at Vodacom and at the BDFM Publishers – the publishers of the Business Day and Financial Mail.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human and Urban Planning.

Itumeleng Matlaila - General Manager: Marketing and Business Intelligence
Itumeleng Matlaila has over 16 years’ experience in Marketing and Communications and has previously worked at SABMiller, Cadbury, Coca-Cola and Danone. She was a Marketing Manager at Danone, Trade Marketing Manager and then Corporate Affairs Executive at ABI. Itumeleng has a B Com Honours in Marketing and a Masters Degree in Leadership and Management. She is also a published author.