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Equites Property Fund Ltd (EQUJ.J)

EQUJ.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

1,700.00ZAc
18 Sep 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Philip Campher

Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Giancarlo Lanfranchi

2019 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Laila Razack

2020 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Riaan Gous

2014 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director, Company Secretary

Andrea Taverna-Turisan

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Kevin Dreyer

Non-Executive Director

Andre Gouws

2015 Non-Executive Director

Ruth Benjamin-Swales

Non-Executive Independent Director

Eunice Cross

2020 Non-Executive Independent Director

Mustaq Enus-Brey

2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nazeem Khan

Non-Executive Independent Director

Keabetswe Ntuli

2020 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Philip Campher

Mr. Philip Leon Campher serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Leon is the CEO of ASISA. He also serves on the boards of Sun International Limited and Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited. With his vast experience in business and investment management, he is able to direct the board effectively and provide sound guidance to the executive team.

Giancarlo Lanfranchi

Mr. Giancarlo Lanfranchi serves as Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. Giancarlo is CEO and founder of Swish Property Group with over 25 years of construction and property experience. He also holds directorships in My Domain Student Residence and Mulilo Renewable Energy and Partners. His experience provides valuable insights into the group’s operations, particularly with respect to property acquisitions and developments.

Laila Razack

Ms. Laila Razack serves as Chief Financial Officer, Director of the Company. Laila has been the Interim CFO of Equites since 12 December 2019. During this period, the board followed an extensive external and internal recruitment process with the assistance of an international recruitment consultancy. Laila emerged from this process as the leading candidate. She is a chartered accountant and joined Equites on 1 September 2015 as Head of Finance. Laila has been an integral part of the Equites management team and has contributed significantly to the success of the company during this extended period.

Riaan Gous

Mr. Riaan Gous serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director, Company Secretary of the Company. Riaan was previously a director with of one of the predecessor firms of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc. where he gained extensive exposure to real estate transactions. He then spent some 10 years as an executive director of the Arabella Group and was actively involved in the development of their property portfolio. His legal knowledge in the property sector has proven invaluable in the listing process and the many significant transaction Equites has concluded to date.

Andrea Taverna-Turisan

Mr. Andrea Taverna-Turisan serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Andrea established his own property development company in 2006 and built up a substantial portfolio of modern logistics assets for his own account over the following 8 years. This became an important component of the Equites portfolio on listing. This development expertise and his previous experience in the UK, are key success factors for Equites.

Kevin Dreyer

Mr. Kevin Dreyer serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Kevin runs the development arm of the Cape Town International Airport based consortium and has substantial experience in the Western Cape industrial property sector. He also owns Automotion Airport Parking Proprietary Limited. His experience in this sector provides valuable insights into the group’s operations, particularly with respect to property acquisitions and disposals.

Andre Gouws

Mr. Andre Jacques Gouws serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Andre is the managing director of Intaprop Investments Proprietary Limited, a property development company. With his financial background and insights into the property sector, he provides valuable insights to the board.

Ruth Benjamin-Swales

Ms. Ruth Eleanor Benjamin-Swales serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ruth is a University of Cape Town graduate who qualified as a CA(SA) in 1989. After completing her training, she worked at Ernst & Young, and then moved to the Office of the Auditor General. In 1997 she was invited to join the partnership of KMMT Brey, which became part of Ernst & Young in 2002. She was an audit partner for the firm in Cape Town, where she was responsible for a portfolio of clients in the education and public sectors. Since qualifying, Ruth has served the accountancy profession through her involvement in many subcommittees, councils and boards, including the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa and as president of the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors. She is also the immediate past president of SAICA in the southern region. She is currently senior policy advisor/CEO ASISA Foundation/ASISA Ed Fund Trustee at ASISA. She is responsible for ASISA Foundation and ASISA Enterprise Development Fund, serves on Transformation Board Committee and Financial Sector Charter Council.

Eunice Cross

Ms. Eunice Cross serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. In 2006 Ms Cross took on the role of legal counsel for Absa Bank Limited's Business Bank Division before being appointed the head of Specialised Funding Solutions Legal. In 2011 Ms Cross became the senior legal adviser at the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited, where she served until December 2018.

Mustaq Enus-Brey

Mr. Mustaq Ahmed Enus-Brey serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Kevin runs the development arm of the Cape Town International Airport based consortium and has substantial experience in the Western Cape industrial property sector. He also owns Automotion Airport Parking Proprietary Limited. His experience in this sector provides valuable insights into the group’s operations, particularly with respect to property acquisitions and disposals.

Nazeem Khan

Mr. Nazeem Khan serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Nazeem is a director of the national firm Bham Tayob Khan Matunda (BTKM) quantity surveyors. He also serves on the board and is the chairman of the Brimstone audit committee. His experience provides valuable insights into the group’s operations, particularly with respect to property acquisitions and developments.

Keabetswe Ntuli

Ms. Keabetswe Ntuli serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms Ntuli holds a B.Com Honours in Accounting Sciences from the University of Pretoria and is a registered Chartered Accountant. Ms Ntuli is the founding chief executive officer of Africa Collective Investments (RF) Proprietary Limited. She is an independent non-executive director and the chairperson of the audit committee for Cloud Atlas Investing (RF) Proprietary Limited and is an executive director of Africa Collective Investments (RF) Proprietary Limited.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Philip Campher

545,000

Giancarlo Lanfranchi

225,000

Laila Razack

1,869,000

Riaan Gous

7,309,000

Andrea Taverna-Turisan

11,939,000

Kevin Dreyer

207,000

Andre Gouws

1,103,000

Ruth Benjamin-Swales

394,000

Eunice Cross

30,000

Mustaq Enus-Brey

296,000

Nazeem Khan

398,000

Keabetswe Ntuli

30,000
As Of  29 Feb 2020