The company is an African start-up with an innovative approach to business. Our business plan has won multiple international accolades, which shows the superiority of our enterprise. We now have the capacity & experience we need to work with world-class clients and help them to use DryBath® to achieve amazing impact within their businesses and within the greater society we all live in.
The company is lead by young world-class entrepreneurs who are more than capable of leading the company from stride to stride until it reaches our vision of becoming Africa’s first quintessentially innovative conglomerate. We have always strived to create innovative products that have a huge benefit for society, but which also have impressive business potential.
Our commitment to client-satisfaction is unparalleled, and our DryBath® product has been endorsed & supported by personal care industry leaders. This is yet another reason why Headboy Industries is “Ahead of the Class”.
Ludwick Marishane is the founder & Chief of Headboy Industries, and is his country’s youngest patent-filer after having invented DryBath® at the age of 17. In 2011, he was rated as the best student entrepreneur in the world (Global Champion of the Global Student Entrepreneurs Awards 2011). That same year, Google named him as one of the 12 brightest young minds in the world. He holds a Bachelor of Business Science, majoring in Finance & Accounting, (University of Cape Town, South Africa).
Dr. Hennie du Plessis is in charge of the everything related to DryBath® research & development, and making sure the product is the best on the market. He has over 20 years of experience developing personal care products, and operates one of the 2 highest rated cosmetics manufacturing plants on the African continent (BioEarth Laboratories). He holds a postgraduate degree in Chemical engineering.
Lungelo Gumede is in charge of the company operations, utilising his experience of running lean retail businesses. He also holds a Bachelor of Business Science, majoring in Finance & Accounting (University of Cape Town, South Africa). He is currently completing his Masters in Development Finance (UCT Graduate School of Business).