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Curro Holdings Ltd (COHJ.J)

COHJ.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

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18 Sep 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Santie Botha

55 2013 Independent Non-Executive Chairperson of the Board

Andries Greyling

49 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Bernardt van der Linde

41 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Hendrik Louw

2019 Chief Investment Officer

Ruan Botha

2019 Acting Company Secretary

Petrus Mouton

43 2009 Non-Executive Director

Chris van der Merwe

56 2017 Non-Executive Director

Zitulele Combi

67 2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Zandile Mankai

38 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Tsholofelo Molefe

50 2019 Independent Non-Executive Director

Sibongile Muthwa

56 2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Douglas Ramaphosa

62 2018 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Santie Botha

Ms. Santie Louise Botha serves as Independent Non-Executive Chairperson of the Board of the Company. Santie currently serves as non-executive director on the boards of Liberty Holdings Ltd and Telkom Ltd. She is also the chairperson of Famous Brands Ltd. Santie has a wide range of knowledge and experience in different sectors, ranging from fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), where she started her career in Unilever and worked in various roles in both Durban and London, UK (1987 to 1996), and banking (Executive Director: ABSA Bank, 1996 to 2003) to telecommunications (Executive Director: MTN, 2003 to 2010). Santie was named Business Woman of the Year 2010. She was the Chancellor of Nelson Mandela University from 2011 to 2017.

Andries Greyling

Mr. Andries Jacobus Ferdinandus Greyling serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Andries has been Curro’s CEO since 1 July 2017. He started his career as audit manager at KPMG Inc. and subsequently held financial positions at several companies. In 2000, he joined the International Colleges Group of Media24 Ltd, which included brands such as INTEC and Damelin, as financial director, and was subsequently promoted to financial director of Educor (Pty) Ltd (Educor). In 2006, Educor bought a 26% stake in Curro. Andries, together with Curro founder Dr Chris van der Merwe, created the business plan upon which Curro’s current growth strategy is based. In 2007, when Naspers Ltd disposed of Educor, including its interest in Curro, Andries acquired a shareholding in Curro and joined the company as financial director. In 2011, when Bernardt van der Linde was appointed as the financial director of Curro, Andries’s role changed to that of chief operating officer. He was appointed CEO in 2017.

Bernardt van der Linde

Mr. Bernardt van der Linde serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Bernardt is a qualified chartered accountant and a CFA Charterholder. Bernardt was an audit manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc, after which he joined Finweek. He joined PSG Group Ltd in 2007, where he was, inter alia, part of the executive team at Paladin (now PSG Alpha Investments). He joined Curro as CFO in 2011.

Hendrik Louw

Mr. Hendrik Gideon Louw serves as Chief Investment Officer of the Company. Hennie is Curro’s chief investment officer. He lectured in Auditing at the University of the Western Cape prior to joining Hospiplan Ltd, a group that developed private hospitals across South Africa, as group financial director in 1996. In 1998 he joined the International Colleges Group of Media24 Ltd as managing director and was the group managing director of Educor from 2004 to 2007. After working in the venture capital industry as an investment manager for Mark Shuttleworth’s venture capital firm HBD (Pty) Ltd, Hennie joined Curro in 2010 as manager of new business.

Ruan Botha

Mr. Ruan Werner Botha has been appointed as Acting Company Secretary of Curro Holdings Limited with effect from 1 July 2019. Mr Botha has been employed by Curro for four years and holds an LLM degree in commercial law.

Petrus Mouton

Mr. Petrus Johannes Mouton serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Piet is the CEO of PSG Group Ltd and serves as a non-executive director on the boards of various of its investee companies, including Capitec Bank Ltd, Pioneer Food Group Ltd, PSG Konsult Ltd and Zeder Investments Ltd. He has served within the investment and financial services industries since 1999.

Chris van der Merwe

Dr. Chris Rudolph van der Merwe Ph.D. serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Chris has extensive knowledge of and is highly experienced in the independent school sector. He founded Curro in 1998, and as chief executive officer he led the company to its listing on the JSE in 2011. As a result of his founding of Curro, Chris was one of the four finalists in the exceptional category of the EY World Entrepreneur Competition in 2013. In October 2017 Chris was named Business Leader of the Year by the Durbanville Chamber of Commerce. Chris is CEO of Stadio Holdings, the tertiary-education component of the Curro business that was unbundled from Curro and was separately listed on the JSE Limited ('JSE') on 3 October 2017.

Zitulele Combi

Mr. Zitulele Luke Combi is no longer serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company effective 11/30/2020. KK serves as an independent non-executive director of various listed and unlisted companies. He is the chairperson of the PSG Group Ltd, and is the chairperson of Pioneer Food Group Ltd. He has broad knowledge and experience of business in different industries and has been active as an entrepreneur since 1995.

Zandile Mankai

Ms. Zandile Nangamso Mankai has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, Nan was appointed as an independent non-executive director to the Curro board with effect from 10 August 2018. Nan is currently the principal investment officer of Bigen Africa Services (Pty) Ltd, where she has until recently served on the audit committee and as chairperson of the social and ethics committee. Nan’s experience has been in the private equity and investment management space, having worked for private equity funds as well as building on-balance sheet portfolios for corporates.

Tsholofelo Molefe

Ms. Tsholofelo B. L. Molefe serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. In July 2018, Tsholo was appointed as the group chief financial officer for Telkom SA SOC Ltd, where she had served as deputy group CFO since July 2016. Tsholo is a business professional with a solid understanding of the corporate world, as well as of financial strategy management, financial management practices, controls, and reporting requirements pertaining to various industries.

Sibongile Muthwa

Prof., Dr. Sibongile WF Muthwa serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company., effective May 1, 2013. Sibongile has international business experience in the non-government, development and public sectors, as well as in academia. Currently she is the Vice Chancellor of the Nelson Mandela University. Sibongile serves as a non-executive director of the University Sports Company (Pty) Ltd and is a commissioner of the Financial and Fiscal Commission. Between 2004 and 2010 Sibongile served as the director general of the Eastern Cape Provincial Government.

Douglas Ramaphosa

Mr. Douglas M. Ramaphosa serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr Douglas has more than 25 years of business experience through various directorships and board memberships. He is a non-executive director of EnviroServe, a waste-management company, as well as of the Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa, and is chairperson of Satori Tech Hub. Douglas has served as group executive of corporate affairs at Altron, was CEO of Bytes Healthcare Solutions and, prior to that, managing director of Bytes Specialised Solutions. He worked at senior executive level for a number of organisations, including Transnet, ABSA and Anglo American. He served on the board of Eskom Enterprises for five years and was director and chairperson of Rotek Industries.