Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Focus on Staff: Muzi Shabalala

Father Christmas Muzi

Before joining the Association, Muzi completed a two year learnership with Metro Cash and Carry and worked as a bartender for Sun International. He now works with the ladies in the Conference Department, ensuring that all client requirements are met.

The Association:

What do you like about working for the Association?
That’s a big question, I would have to say growth opportunities, there are many different departments and with that lots of scope for advancement. Compared to the hotel industry, the working environment is far more enjoyable.
What would you change?
The conference department is running smoothly, I think we are getting it right. There’s always room for improvement though.

Muzi Fact File:

Family of six, has one brother and two sisters.
Marital Status:
Unmarried, has a girlfriend named Nosipho and a daughter Aynda.
Do you have pets?
Had a dog growing up, none at present.
All-time Favorite Movie:
The Shawshank Redemption, with Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins.
Favourite Music:
Mostly Classical Music, used to enjoy listening to Radio 2000 before they changed their programming.
Favourite Author:
Chinua Achebe, author of “The Arrow of God” and “The Politician.”
If you could get to meet anyone, who would it be?
Sade Adu (Ern says he wouldn't mind meeting her either)
Favourite sport:
Enjoys sport when there's time, likes Rugby, Soccer, Cricket, doesn’t mind which, as long as SA is playing well.
If stranded on a desert island, what three items would you take with you?
Would think about it long and hard, then choose carefully.
Something work colleagues don’t know?
Is a fanatical newspaper reader, reads the papers from corner to corner.
What is the most Outrageous activity you have ever taken part in?
Once ran a marathon (the time was 3h:12min).


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