Shareholding:  Ernest Mahlaule (39%), Andy Openshaw (39%), Lenyiwe Mabena (20%),
Tembisa Self-help Association for the Disabled (2%)

Group Chief Executive:  Ernest Mahlaule

Hlanganani Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd is a Black Economic Enterprise which was formed in 2000 as a sequel to the Empowerment Entrepreneurial Forum that advised SMME's on how to better manage their businesses.

HIH is a holding company of a diverse group of businesses involved in the ICT environment and Corporate Solutions. The business is based in Midrand, Gauteng Province, South Africa.

Hlanganani is a Nguni word meaning "coming together".  As the name suggests, the company was established with the initial objective of consolidating the original shareholders' existing businesses.  The vision going forward is to diversify and invest in other selected industries.

HIH is owned and managed by South Africans, whose objective is to harness the spirit of a truly New South African Company.


To be the investment partner of choice by contributing value added intellectual capital


  • Exceed customer expectation through superior performance and excellence

  • Position the group as the first choice partner for the creation of wealth for all stakeholders

  • Create a socially responsible organisation, able to develop and empower South Africans


  • Adherence to good Corporate Governance

  • Honesty, Integrity, Commitment and Professionalism

  • Customer focused

  • Maintenance of a safe, productive, supportive and enjoyable work environment

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