Songezo Zibi first job was in corporate communications at Volkswagen South Africa (VWSA) as an intern in 1998.
At VWSA, Zibi started out running the company newsletter, then became public relations officer for the company’s motorsport division before taking over as PR manager for the VW brand in Southern Africa.
In 2006, Zibi joined Xstrata, now Glencore, as communications manager and became a member of the executive committee and social and ethics committee in 2010.
Zibi has authored opinion articles for various national publications on politics, the political economy and ethics.
In June 2013, Zibi joined the Financial Mail as Senior Associate Editor.
Zibi has a strong passion for journalism and was appointed as the new Business Day Editor on 27 March 2014.