5 Major Achievements That Bathu CEO Theo Baloyi Bagged in the Past 2 weeks. If this isn’t Black excellence we don’t know what is! Founder of Bathu sneakers, Theo Baloyi is living proof that our dreams as Black people are also valid. This year alone, he has moved so many mountains and continues to do so effortlessly.
He started his shoe business, Bathu in Alexandra Township back in 2015. The entrepreneur was however declined 16 times by the factory before being approved for the mesh edition flagship design. Now the shoe is a household name across the country and beyond. In February this year, Bathu collaborated with media personality, author and entrepreneur Somizi. The duo dropped the trendy BATHUXSOMIZI range, which everyone can’t stop talking about.
In May this year, Bathu made it to the Top 25 Most admired Africa Brands. Bathu was ranked number 10 on the list, which was released by Brand Africa. The brand continues to make waves and just in two weeks Theo managed to get five major recognition. Among his recent achievements was being voted Entrepreneur of the Year at the Africa choice Awards, which were hosted in Nigeria.
Check out all the five achievements below, and draw inspiration while at it.
1. Retail store design of the year – Bathu
2. Employer of choice – Bathu
3. CEO of the Year – Theo Baloyi
4. GQ Business Leader of the year – Theo Baloyi
5. Entrepreneur of the Year (Africa) – Theo Baloyi