Group Directorate

Executive Directors
André de Ruyter (46)
Chief executive officer

BA, BLC, LLB, MBA

Appointed: 1 April 2014

Board committee membership:
Executive, Investment

Relevant skills and expertise:
Strategic leadership in the manufacturing sector.

André spent more than 20 years with petrochemicals group Sasol in a number of senior management positions. He was a member of Sasol’s group executive committee from 2009 to 2013.

Other directorships:
none

Gareth Griffiths (61)
Chief Financial Officer

CA(SA)

Appointed: 1 September 2009
Board committee membership:
Executive, Investment.

Relevant skills and expertise:

Financial and strategic leadership.

Before joining Nampak, Gareth was chief financial officer of Abu Dhabi Airport Company and of South African Airways. He also previously held numerous senior executive positions in the Bidvest group.

Other directorships:

none
Fezekile Tshiqi (60)
Group Human Resources Director

BA, PGDHRM

Appointed: 29 July 2009
Board committee membership:
Executive

Relevant skills and expertise:

People management and development.

Before joining Nampak, Fezekile held various HR positions at Unilever, ABI, Corobrik and Adcock Ingram Pharmaceuticals. In 1998, Fezekile was appointed divisional HR director of Nampak Tissue and in 2002 he took over as HR director of Nampak Africa.

Other directorships:

none



Non-Executive Directors
Tito Mboweni (56)
BA, MA, CD (SA)
Appointed: 1 June 2010
Board committee membership:
Nomination (chairman) Remuneration

Relevant skills and expertise:

Strategic leadership and economics.

Mr Mboweni previously served as South Africa's Minister of Labour (1994 – 1998), Governor of the South African Reserve Bank (1999 – 2009) and Chancellor of the University of the North (2002 – 2005). He is a member of the National Executive Committee of the African National Congress (since December 2012). He serves as a trustee of the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital Trust and chairman of its fundraising committee. He is also a member of the Council of Advisers of the Thabo Mbeki Foundation.

Other directorships:

Mboweni Brothers Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd, Sacoil Holdings Ltd, Accelerate Property Fund Ltd, Discovery Ltd and the African Centre for Economic Transformation (chairman).

Roy Andersen (66)
CA(SA), CPA, CD (SA)

Appointed: 28 November 2008
Board committee membership:
Audit; Investment (chairman); Nomination; Remuneration.

Relevant skills and expertise:

Accounting, finance and corporate governance.

Roy previously served as chairman of Sanlam Ltd, StanLib Ltd and was CEO of Liberty Group Ltd and president of the JSE Limited. He is a member of the King Committee on Corporate Governance.

Other directorships:

Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd (and chairman of remuneration committee) and Sasfin Holdings Ltd (chairman).

Dr Reuel Khoza (65) 
BA, MA, Eng D, D of Laws honoris causa, CD (SA)

Appointed: 1 October 2005
Board committee membership:
Nomination

Relevant skills and expertise:

Strategic leadership.

Reuel is the chancellor of the University of Limpopo, and a founding director of the Black Management Forum and the former chairman of Eskom Holdings Ltd. He is a fellow and president of the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa, a member of the King Committee on Corporate Governance and a visiting professor at Rhodes University and the University of the Free State.

Other directorships:

Aka Capital (Pty) Ltd (chairman), Nedbank Group Ltd (chairman), Old Mutual plc, NEPAD Business Foundation and Sasol Oil (Pty) Ltd.

Phinda Madi (50)
BProc, EDP

Appointed: 21 November 2008
Board committee membership:
Investment; Risk and sustainability; Social, ethics and transformation (chairman).

Relevant skills and expertise:

Strategic leadership and entrepreneurship.

Phinda is a qualified attorney and owner of the venture capital business, Madi Investments. He is also a retired ad hominem professor at Rhodes University.

Other directorships:

Madi Investments (Pty) Ltd, Illovo Sugar Ltd, Allcare Medical Administrators (Pty) Ltd (chairman), the Spar Group Ltd, Sovereign Foods Ltd, Automobile Association of South Africa and Respiratory Care Africa (Pty) Ltd (chairman).

Disebo Moephuli (50)
BA, MBA

Appointed: 23 November 2009
Board committee membership:
Investment; Risk and sustainability

Relevant skills and expertise:

Finance.

Disebo is chief risk officer at Transnet. She was group treasurer for the transport utility for more than six years until January 2013. She previously held positions at the South African Reserve Bank, Development Bank of Southern Africa, RMB First National Bank and an internship at Bank of Montreal, Canada.

Other directorships:

none

Nosipho Molope (50)
BSc, CA(SA)
Appointed: 1 June 2007
Board committee membership:
Audit Risk and sustainability (chairman)

Relevant skills and expertise:

Accounting and finance.

Nosipho was the chief financial officer at the Financial Services Board from August 2005 to December 2008.

Other directorships:

Illovo Sugar Ltd, Engen Ltd, Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (South Africa) Ltd, Old Mutual Life Holdings (South Africa) Ltd, BHP Billiton Energy Coal South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Mobile Telephone Networks (Pty) Ltd, MTN Cameroon Ltd, MTN Uganda Ltd, and Toyota Financial Services South Africa Ltd.
 

Peter Surgey (60)
BA LLB

Appointed: 29 July 2009
Board committee membership:
Risk and sustainability Social, ethics and transformation Nomination Remuneration (chairman)

Relevant skills and expertise:

Strategic leadership.

Peter was the MD of Plascon and CEO of Barloworld Coatings from 1992 to 2003. He was a board member and a director of Barloworld Ltd from 1995 to 2008 and also served on the remuneration committees of Control Instruments (Pty) Ltd and NCS Resins (Pty) Ltd. He is currently a trustee of the President’s Trust and the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Other directorships:

Earth Probiotic Industrial Ltd.

Emmanuel Ikazoboh (65) (Nigerian)
FCCA, MBA

Appointed: 1 October 2013
Board committee membership:
Investment

Relevant skills and expertise:

Accounting and finance.

Emmanuel is chairman of the board of Ecobank Transnational Inc. and managing director of a business process outsourcing company in Nigeria, Hedonmark Management Services. He previously served as administrator of the Nigerian Stock Exchange and chairman and CEO of Deloitte West and Central Africa.

Other directorships:

Dangote Cement Plc, Ecobank Transnational Inc. (chairman), ARM Pension Managers Ltd (chairman), Oceanwinds Hospitality Ltd (chairman), International Institute for Sustainable Development and United Nigeria Textiles plc.

Ipeleng Mkhari (39) 
BA

Appointed: 1 October 2013
Board committee membership:
Audit; Investment; Social, ethics and transformation

Relevant skills and expertise:

Strategic leadership.

Ipeleng is the co-founder and CEO of Motseng Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a diversified investment holding company which was founded in 1998 and operates in South Africa and other African countries.

Other directorships:

Motseng Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd, Kap Industrial Holdings Ltd and SAPOA.

Nopasika Lila (45)
CA (SA)
Appointed: 1 March 2014
Board committee membership:
Audit

Relevant skills and expertise:

Accounting, finance and corporate governance.

Nopasika is the chief financial officer of the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund. She previously served as an independent nonexecutive director of Basil Read Holdings Ltd and of the Johannesburg Development Agency.

Other directorships:

Austro Group Ltd.