Previously CEO at Old Mutual Life Assurance Company, Kuseni Douglas Dlamini, BA, M.Phil is a renowned South Africa businessman. A Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, where he read for his Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Degree, he joined De Beers in 1996 at its head office in Johannesburg as the Head of public affairs.
He held a number of senior management positions at De Beers operations in South Africa and United Kingdom and at the Diamond Trading Company's London offices between 1996 and 2003. Moving to Anglo American South Africa he held various executive positions at Anglo American plc and Anglogold Ashanti in Johannesburg.
He has been an Interim Chairman at Avusa Limited since October 2012. He served the Chairman of Soul City Broad-based Empowerment Company. He served as Executive Chairman of the Richards Bay Coal Terminal Co., Ltd (RBCT) from 2005 to June 30, 2008. He serves as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Teba Ltd. He has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd. since April 1, 2012. Mr. Dlamini serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Business Initiative (NBI). He served as Director of Richards Bay Coal Terminal Co., Ltd.
He served as Executive Director of Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (South Africa) Limited from September 1, 2009 to January 2012. He served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Mvelaphanda Group Ltd. from 2006 to December 5, 2012 and served as its Lead Independent Non-Executive Director from January 18, 2012 to December 5, 2012. He served as a Non Executive Director of Rebserve Holdings Ltd. since August 2003, Anglo American Platinum Limited from September 2008 to August 31, 2009 and Massmart Holdings Ltd. from November 1, 2006 to June 2011.
He is a Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the office of the Chief Economist of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry South Africa (Chamsa). In March 2008, he was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (WEF). During the same month, Miningx selected him as one of the top 100 most influential people in South African mining. In June 2008, South Africa's Mail & Guardian newspaper selected him as one of South Africa’s top 200 young people you must take to lunch.