Riaan Meiring – General Manager & Director
Rlaan Meiring is the General Manager and Director of the Toxmedia Group of Companies along with the owner Thokozani Nkosi. He is the pillar that holds the ﬁnances of the companies together and ensures that they are constantly proﬁtable and ﬁnancially stable.
Born and raised in Sandton. the 32 year old realized his love and passion for ﬁgures when he started helping his father with his transportation business during his teen years. and and from that his father encouraged him to follow his dream.
Alter matriculating at high school Randburg. the youngest of four was immediately registered to study full time at Potchefstroom University to gain professional knowledge as an Accountant.
The ambitious student later discovered that his plans would be differed due to circumstances beyond his control and was faced with a decision to either stop studying or wait for the circumstances to end. The strong willed young man decided on a journey of independence and took the route less travelled. He continued studying his Accounting course part time with UNISA and worked full time as an Audit Clerk at an Accounting ﬁrm. As funding was very low; the resilient young man started consulting for small
businesses as well as for their ﬁnancial accountants and other individuals regarding their personal income taxes.
In the late 1990’s he was employed at the renowned accounting ﬁrm Russell Bedford international to complete his articles. Working for this ﬁrm was a huge opportunity that gave him a vast array of knowledge to the cut throat business environment; he learned business etiquette and managing ﬁnancial accounts of small companies. right though to listed corporations.
In 2005 he obtained his B.Com Degree with UNISA. And in 2006 he was qualiﬁed as a Professional Accountant with the South African institute of Professional Accountants. During late 2004 he was employed at Eclipse TV as an Accountant. His hard work and perseverance made him the perfect candidate to be the General Manager and Director of the fast growing media empire Toxmedia Group which also owns Eclipse TV.
The ambitious and business savvy young man believes in Toxmedia Group and would love to see it as an internationally recognised media company for any television, marketing, public relations, events, post production and mobile services. His contribution to the company is to ensure that each of the companies have excellent leadership. sound ﬁnancial infrastructure and
positive working environment.
Riaan on his personal capacity started investing in residential properties from a very young age and it has now already become a sizable investment. The buck doesn’t stop there, as he intends on acquiring more to extend on his property investments. He has also successfully traded on the Stock Market and endeavors to further his knowledge and skill to take his investment to the next level.
This emotionally and physically ﬁt entrepreneur believes his success thus far is due to his positive mental attitude. the guidance of his inner self. surrounding himself with positive people. reading inspirational books and ultimately as a devout Christian. I have God as my compass, which is exactly what I need to keep my feet on the ground and my mind on what’s important!!
Riaan hopes to be an example where he can inspire others to reach for the highest goal they can imagine.