About ACTOM

ACTOM, offering a winning and balanced combination of manufacturing, service, repairs, maintenance, projects and distribution of electro-mechanical equipment through its 33 outlets throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Overview
ACTOM (Pty) Ltd is an industry leader and the largest manufacturer, solution provider, repairer and distributor of electro-mechanical equipment in Africa, employing about 5550 people with an annual order intake in excess of R7.5bn. We are a black empowered company with 34 operating units, 53 production, service and repair facilities, and more than 33 distribution outlets throughout Southern Africa.

With more than 100 years of experience in energy, we've continually evolved our product and service offerings to meet the world's energy needs. Our innovative, cutting-edge technology has helped us to provide reliable, environmentally friendly energy solutions for both consumers and businesses.
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ACTOM BEE Profile:

  • Level 1 B-BBEE Contributor
  • 52.89% Black Ownership
  • 35.64% Black Women Ownership
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History
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Leadership
Chairman
Andries Mthethwa
Joined ACTOM
February 1983
Qualification
B.Sc. Eng. (Electrical) (University of Natal 1983),

MDP (University of South Africa 1993)
CEO
Mervyn Naidoo
Joined ACTOM
July 2001
Qualification
BSc Engineering Degree (Electrical - Heavy Current,

Professional Engineer (Engineering Council of South Africa)
Chairman
Andries Mthethwa
Joined ACTOM
February 1983
Qualification
B.Sc. Eng. (Electrical) (University of Natal 1983),

MDP (University of South Africa 1993)
CEO
Mervyn Naidoo
Joined ACTOM
July 2001
Qualification
BSc Engineering Degree (Electrical - Heavy Current),

Professional Engineer (Engineering Council of South Africa)
Group HR Executive
Sylvester Makamu
Joined ACTOM
December 2007
Qualification
LLB (LAW) Degree – University of Zululand (2001)

BCOM Industrial Psychology – UNISA (2021)
Chairman
Andries Mthethwa
Joined ACTOM
February 1983
Qualification
B.Sc. Eng. (Electrical) (University of Natal 1983),

MDP (University of South Africa 1993)
CEO
Mervyn Naidoo
Joined ACTOM
July 2001
Qualification
BSc Engineering Degree (Electrical - Heavy Current),

Professional Engineer (Engineering Council of South Africa)
Group HR Executive
Sylvester Makamu
Joined ACTOM
December 2007
Qualification
LLB (LAW) Degree – University of Zululand (2001)

BCOM Industrial Psychology – UNISA (2021)
Group Executive Director
Shirley Chauke
Joined ACTOM
March 2018
Qualification
Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Business School Nederlands 2006, Research Topic: “Strategically Positioning EHR South Africa Pty Ltd as multinational piping company”

Adv Diploma in Business Management 2001

MDP University of Pretoria, 1999

Diploma Business Management 1998
Group Business Development Executive
Mamiki Paulina Matlawa
Joined ACTOM
March 2022
Qualification
Masters in Business Administration (MBA), University of Pretoria (GIBS) 2009, Research Topic: Outsourcing Contracts as Instruments of Risk Management in the South African Electricity Supply Industry”.

Bachelor of Technology Degree Chemical Engineering, Witwatersrand Technikon, 2003

National Diploma Chemical Engineering, Technikon Northern Gauteng, 1997
Group Financial Director
Daniël Lubbe
Joined ACTOM
October 2022
Qualification
B.Com Accounting (Hons), 2002

CTA (University of South Africa), 2003
Business Development Executive
Mamiki Paulina Matlawa
Joined ACTOM
March 2022
Qualification
Masters in Business Administration (MBA), University of Pretoria (GIBS) 2009, Research Topic: Outsourcing Contracts as Instruments of Risk Management in the South African Electricity Supply Industry”.

Bachelor of Technology Degree Chemical Engineering, Witwatersrand Technikon, 2003

National Diploma Chemical Engineering, Technikon Northern Gauteng, 1997
Group Financial Director
Daniël Lubbe
Joined ACTOM
October 2022
Qualification
B.Com Accounting (Hons), 2002

CTA (University of South Africa), 2003
Group Legal and Company Secretary
Jaco Theunissen
Joined ACTOM
June 2013
Qualification
CIS – GradICSA, Company Secretarial and Governance, Chartered Secretaries, Southern Africa, 2017

LLM, Masters of Laws, North-West University, 2009

LLB, Baccalaureus Legum in Law, North West University, 2008
Group Business Development Executive
Mamiki Paulina Matlawa
Joined ACTOM
March 2022
Qualification
Masters in Business Administration (MBA), University of Pretoria (GIBS) 2009, Research Topic: Outsourcing Contracts as Instruments of Risk Management in the South African Electricity Supply Industry”.

Bachelor of Technology Degree Chemical Engineering, Witwatersrand Technikon, 2003

National Diploma Chemical Engineering, Technikon Northern Gauteng, 1997
Group Financial Director
Daniël Lubbe
Joined ACTOM
October 2022
Qualification
B.Com Accounting (Hons), 2002

CTA (University of South Africa), 2003
Group Legal and Company Secretary
Jaco Theunissen
Joined ACTOM
June 2013
Qualification
CIS – GradICSA, Company Secretarial and Governance, Chartered Secretaries, Southern Africa, 2017

LLM, Masters of Laws, North-West University, 2009

LLB, Baccalaureus Legum in Law, North West University, 2008
Group Operations Executive
Phillip Dukashe
Joined ACTOM
August 2023
Qualification
BSc Engineering Degree (Civil Engineering), University of Cape Town, 1993

Post Graduate Diploma in Engineering (GDE), Wits University, 1997

Masters in Business Leadership (MBL), UNISA, 2014
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Group Operations Executive
Phillip Dukashe
Joined ACTOM
August 2023
Qualification
BSc Engineering Degree (Civil Engineering), University of Cape Town, 1993

Post Graduate Diploma in Engineering (GDE), Wits University, 1997

Masters in Business Leadership (MBL), UNISA, 2014
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South Africa TOP 500 managed companies
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Awards
SEIFSA Corporate Social Responsibility Award
The Corporate Social Responsibility Award is awarded to a company with a CSI project that makes the biggest impact on the lives of its beneficiaries.
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Accreditations
The Electrical Conformance Board of South Africa (ECB) was established in 1983 as the national umbrella body and customer champion within the electrical and electronic sector. It is an unbiased organisation where the general public , manufacturers, importers, designers, installers and the regulator use the ECB as their partner and interface between themselves and the various industry stakeholders. Promoting conformance, co-operation and support, the ECB works closely with organizations, such as the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS), to assist in the regulation of the industry.
The ECB is a Not for Profit organisation funded entirely by its members and donations. Join us as a member for specialised services or sign up for our newsletter.
Honeycomb BEE Ratings is an independent, nationally-based SANAS Accredited verification agency which conducts professional and impartial verifications of all enterprises, across all sectors, countrywide.

We believe in the universal values of honesty, integrity, non-discrimination and reliability for each and every decision taken by Honeycomb relative to each and every BEE verification process and retain authority over all such decisions.

Honeycomb is committed to fostering long term relationships with all stakeholders. Our vision is to promote the empowerment of people and businesses.
Established by Act 38 of 2000, cidb helps to transform the construction industry through inclusivity, high ethical standards, and amplifies contributions made by industry participants towards South Africa’s economy & society. All government institutions must register their projects in the Register of Projects.
SEIFSA is a National Federation representing 19 Independent Employer Associations in the metals and engineering industries, with a combined membership of 1,223 companies employing around 167,000 employees.
The Corporate Social Responsibility Award is awarded to a company with a CSI project that makes the biggest impact on the lives of its beneficiaries.
Membership
The mandate of the Proudly South African Campaign is to create and sustain quality jobs by stimulating Local Production and the consumption of locally produced products and services through the implementation of the various commitments contained in IPAP 2, The New Growth Path and the Local Procurement Accord. To view ACTOM’s membership certificate click here
The AMEU is an association of municipal electricity distributors as well as national, parastatal, commercial, academic and other organisations that have a direct interest in the electricity supply industry in Southern Africa.
The South African Electrotechnical Export Council (SAEEC) is a non profit company established as a Public Private Partnership between South African business and the Department of Trade and Industry to facilitate the export growth and internationalisation of its members.
Formed in 2008, the Manufacturing Circle interacts with government and other stakeholders in order to review, debate and help formulate policies which will have a positive impact on South Africa’s manufacturing base.
The Executive team of the Ekurhuleni Captains of Industry Forum (ECoIF) hereby extends an invitation to your company to take up membership with us.

Your company involvement would be highly valued as it will strengthen us as the only Regional Executive Forum to enhance economic development in the region.
CIGRE is a global community committed to the collaborative development and sharing of power system expertise. At its heart are CIGRE’s 59 in country National Committees offering diverse technical perspectives and expertise from every corner of the globe.
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Physical Address:
HQ Office Park Building B
2nd Floor 2 Arbroath Road,
Bedfordview, Gauteng, 2007

Postal Address:
P O Box 13024, Knights
1413

Contact Details:
Tel: +27 (0) 10 136-0200