People: Bidvest Group Ltd (BVTJ.J)

BVTJ.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

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28 Aug 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Cecilia Phalatse

52 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Brian Joffe

68 2004 Chief Executive, Executive Director

David Cleasby

53 2007 Group Financial Director, Executive Directors

Bernard Berson

49 2003 Chief Executive - Bidvest Foodservice, Executive Director

Anthony Dawe

48 2006 Chief Executive - Bidvest Freight, Executive Director

Lindsay Ralphs

59 2011 Chief Executive - Bidvest South Africa, Executive Director

Nompumelelo Madisa

35 2013 Executive Director

Gillian McMahon

2015 Executive Director

Craig Brighten

2009 Company Secretary

Douglas Band

70 2011 Lead Independent Non-Executive Director

Paul Baloyi

58 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Alfred da Costa

49 2003 Independent Non-Executive Director

Eric Diack

58 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Alexander Maditsi

51 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Florah Mantashe

53 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Sibongile Masinga

47 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Donald Masson

83 1992 Independent Non-Executive Director

Nigel Payne

55 2006 Independent Non-Executive Director

Tania Slabbert

47 2003 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Cecilia Phalatse

Ms. Cecilia Wendy Lorato Phalatse is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of The Bidvest Group Ltd., effective March 25, 2013. She holds BA Political Science (Hons) University of Leeds UK, MA Southern African Studies University of York UK. Lorato is a non-executive director of Pick n Pay. Lorato has held various positions over the years including, Deputy Director General in the Office of the President and a number of other positions in the FMCG and Retail Banking sectors. Lorato was a CEO and co-founder of Nozala Investments, a woman led and controlled investment company.

Brian Joffe

Mr. Brian Joffe is Chief Executive, Executive Director of The Bidvest Group Ltd., He holds CA(SA). He is a Director of numerous Bidvest subsidiaries. Since founding Bid Corporation in 1988, Brian served as executive chairman until his appointment as chief executive in 2004. He has over 33 years of South African and international commercial experience. Brian was one of the Sunday Times’ top five businessmen in 1992 and is a past recipient of the Jewish Business Achiever of the Year award, was listed as one of the top 100 Africans of the Year in the Africa Almanac in 2001, was voted South Africa’s Top Manager of the Year in 2002 in the Corporate Research Foundation’s publication “South Africa’s Leading Managers”, represented South Africa at the coveted “Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year” awards in 2003, voted the Sunday Times’ Businessman of the Year in 2007, awarded an honorary doctorate in May 2008 by Unisa and selected in 2010 by Wits Business School Journal as one of South Africa’s top 25 business leaders, having made a significant impact on business in South Africa over the last five years. Listed by Forbes Magazine as one of the 20 most powerful people in African business. Brian Joffe was appointed chairman of the board of Adcock Ingram and resigned as chairman of Bidvest Namibia in 2014.

David Cleasby

Mr. David Edward Cleasby is Group Financial Director, Executive Directors of The Bidvest Group Ltd., He is a Director of numerous Bidvest subsidiaries and associate companies. David was financial director of Rennies Terminals when Bidvest acquired Rennies group in 1998. In 2001, he joined the Bidvest corporate office where he has been involved in both Group corporate finance and investor relations. David was appointed as an alternate director to Peter Nyman on June 28 2006 and appointed Group financial director on July 9 2007.

Bernard Berson

Mr. Bernard Larry Berson is Chief Executive - Bidvest Foodservice, Executive Director of The Bidvest Group Ltd., He is a Australian CA. He has been Director of numerous Bidvest subsidiaries. Bernard has 25 years of international financial, administrative and management experience in numerous industries, the past 18 years in the Australian, New Zealand, Asian, South African and European foodservice industries.

Anthony Dawe

Mr. Anthony William Dawe is Chief Executive - Bidvest Freight, Executive Director of The Bidvest Group Ltd. He is a Director of numerous Bidvest subsidiaries. Anthony has 18 years’ experience in the freight industry with most of those years focused in the South African port environment. Prior to this, Anthony’s finance experience was in London and for one of the large accounting firms in South Africa.

Lindsay Ralphs

Mr. Lindsay Peter Ralphs is Chief Executive - Bidvest South Africa, Executive Director of The Bidvest Group Ltd., He is Director of numerous Bidvest subsidiaries. Lindsay joined Bidvest as operations director in 1992. In 1994 he was appointed managing director of Steiner and following the acquisition of Prestige, Bidserv was created and Lindsay was appointed its chief executive. During the Group restructuring in February 2011, Lindsay was appointed CEO of Bidvest South Africa. Lindsay was appointed to the board of Adcock Ingram in 2014. Lindsay was appointed as chairman of Bidvest Namibia in 2014.

Nompumelelo Madisa

Ms. Nompumelelo Thembekile Madisa is Executive Director of the Company. She was previously chief director in the Gauteng provincial government. During her eight years in the Bidvest Group, she has held various senior management and executive board director positions such as general manager business development, divisional director business development, corporate affairs director and sales and marketing director. Director of numerous Bidvest subsidiaries.

Gillian McMahon

Ms. Gillian Claire McMahon has been appointed as Executive Director of The Bidvest Group Limited., with effect from 27 May 2015. Gillian has served in a number of management roles within the local operations of the Group and is currently an executive director of Bidvest South Africa in charge of transformation.

Craig Brighten

Mr. Craig Andrew Brighten is the Company Secretary of The Bidvest Group Ltd.

Douglas Band

Mr. Douglas Denoon Balharrie Band is Lead Independent Non-Executive Director of The Bidvest Group Ltd., since 13 October 2011. He is Non-executive director of The Standard Bank Group Limited and MIH Holdings Limited. Doug has extensive experience in both commerce and industry and has served in an executive position in various blue-chip listed companies.

Paul Baloyi

Mr. Paul Cambo Baloyi is Independent Non-Executive Director of The Bidvest Group Ltd., Paul is currently the managing director of CAP Leverage (Pty) Limited. Until April 2012, has been chief executive officer and managing director of the Development Bank of Southern Africa from June 11 2006. Paul also served as chief executive officer and managing director of DBSA Development Fund. Prior to this Paul had spent 30 years in the Financial Services Sector, with both Standard Bank and the Nedbank group. His last position at Nedbank was as managing director of Nedbank Africa. Paul has been an independent non-executive director on many boards locally and internationally including, African financial institutions. He was a council member of the Institute of Bankers and also served as chairman of the Nedmedical Aid. Other boards include, Old Mutual South Africa, Hudaco Industries Limited, AUSTRO Group Limited, CAP Leverage, ACBF on which he is chairman and Bidvest Bank Limited.

Alfred da Costa

Mr. Alfred Anthony da Costa is Independent Non-Executive Director of The Bidvest Group Ltd., since December 8 2003. He is Director of the IQUAD group Limited, Dinatla Investment Holdings (Pty) Limited, chairman of the boards of RGT Smart Limited, SBL and Bidvest Wits University Football Club (Pty) Limited. Alfred is chief executive officer of Ukuvula Investment Holdings (Pty) Limited, council member of the University of South Africa and past president of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber. He is a director of various subsidiary and associate companies of the Ukuvula group. Alfred has 22 years’ experience in top management.

Eric Diack

Mr. Eric Kevin Diack is an Independent Non-Executive Director of The Bidvest Group Ltd. He has extensive experience of the South African industrial and mining landscape. He has been integral to the negotiation and successful conclusion of a multitude of transactions during his corporate and entrepreneurial career. Eric has served on numerous major listed company boards, namely: AMIC, AECI, ArcelorMittal, Daewoo, Dorbyl, Haggie, Highveld Steel, LTA, McCarthy’s, Terra and Tongaat. Eric is a director on the board of Bidvest Bank Limited and Bidvest Bank Holdings Limited. Eric is chairman of the audit committee of Bidvest Bank.

Alexander Maditsi

Mr. Alexander Komape Maditsi is an Independent Non-Executive Director of The Bidvest Group Ltd. He is the current franchise director for Coca-Cola Southern and Eastern Africa. Alex has held various positions in Coca-Cola over the past 15 years. Alex has held various legal positions in companies in both South Africa and the United States.

Florah Mantashe

Ms. Florah Nolwandle Mantashe is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. she has been at Pretoria Portland Cement Limited since 2008, where she served as the transformation executive until early 2014. She previously worked at Gold Fields. Nolwandle was a non-executive director on the board of Mvelaserve Limited prior to the purchase of Mvelaserve by Bidvest. Nolwandle is currently the chief operating officer of the Gwede Mantashe Foundation and serves on the board of the Accounting Authority Services SETA. Nolwandle has extensive experience in field of Human resources, particularly in transformation.

Sibongile Masinga

Ms. Sibongile Masinga is Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She is the chief executive and one of the founding members of the Afropulse group. Prior to this she was the chief operating officer and head of Corporate Advisory at Africa Vukani Investments (now Quartile Capital). She has held various positions in financial services (including at DBSA and Gensec). She also gained merchant banking experience with Hill Samuel in London. She currently serves on the following boards: Regent Insurance and Regent Life Assurance and NSFAS. She also sits on applicable subcommittees. Bongi was a non-executive director of Mvelaserve Limited prior to the purchase of Mvelaserve by Bidvest.

Donald Masson

Mr. Donald Masson is an Independent Non-Executive Director of The Bidvest Group Ltd. He is Director of numerous Bidvest subsidiaries and is Chairman of Cashbuild Limited. Trustee of various pension funds. Donald is a former president of the Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut and a former member of the President’s Economic Advisory Council and chairman of the SA Post Office. He has 44 years of diverse business experience in senior executive positions at listed, unlisted and parastatal organisations. Donald chairs a number of divisional audit committees in Bidvest South Africa.

Nigel Payne

Mr. Nigel George Payne is an Independent Non-Executive Director of The Bidvest Group Ltd. He is Director of companies, including the JSE Limited, Mr Price Group Limited (chairman), Vukile Property Fund Limited and BSi Steel Limited and is chairman of Bidvest Bank Limited.

Tania Slabbert

Ms. Tania Slabbert is Independent Non-Executive Director of The Bidvest Group Ltd., since December 8 2003. She has been the CEO of The WDB Trust since October 2013. The Trust supports sustainable economic development for rural women in South Africa by providing them with access to financial and non-financial resources. Prior to this Tania was CEO of the WDB Investment Holdings company – of which the Trust is a shareholder – for 15 years. Her other directorships include BP South Africa (Pty) Limited, Discovery Holdings (Pty) Limited and Caxton Holdings (Pty) Limited.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Cecilia Phalatse

1,000,000

Brian Joffe

15,613,000

David Cleasby

8,228,000

Bernard Berson

18,418,000

Anthony Dawe

7,710,000

Lindsay Ralphs

16,555,000

Nompumelelo Madisa

1,909,000

Gillian McMahon

--

Craig Brighten

--

Douglas Band

783,000

Paul Baloyi

669,000

Alfred da Costa

163,000

Eric Diack

1,220,000

Alexander Maditsi

297,000

Florah Mantashe

98,000

Sibongile Masinga

98,000

Donald Masson

958,000

Nigel Payne

1,667,000

Tania Slabbert

305,000
As Of  30 Jun 2014
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