Moodley is also a serial entrepreneur who co-foundered Mvest Group, a private equity firm with investments in a Pharmaceuticals, Mining, Media and IT. He spent 13 years as the Executive Director for Pfizer in the EMEA region, based in Johannesburg and accountable for setting sound governance principles, strategic decision making, employee well-being and stakeholder management and communications. He was also the Executive Director and board member for group companies in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar, Nigeria, Morocco, Dubai and UAE.
Matthew has also served in executive roles for Africa’s largest telecommunications and media companies, including mobile network MTN (as Head: Commercial Legal Services) and Multichoice (as General Manager: Legal and Business Development). He has a Law Degree from the University of Durban - Westville as well as an Ms. in Finance.
‘I’m delighted to join the NV Holdings family as Chair at such an exciting time for the business,’ says Moodley. ‘NV Studios is expanding to the United States with an office in Los Angeles under our CEO Damien Brown, the company is flying in South Africa and we’re moving into producing more scripted content on top of our powerful non-scripted slate, telling important stories in innovative ways. We’re well-placed to establish the company as a global powerhouse in the content creation space and I can’t wait to help drive the company forward’.