Executive committee

The group executive committee assists the CEO in guiding and controlling the overall direction of the business. It also acts as a medium of communication and coordination between divisions, group companies and the board.

  • Ilse van Lochem (52)
    Group executive: Legal and secretarial
  • AndrĂ© de Ruyter (49)
    Chief executive officer
  • Lynne Kidd (57)
    Group executive: Integrated strategy
  • Rob Morris (55)
    Group executive: Africa and Glass
  • Mxolisi Khutama (41)
    Group executive: Plastics
  • Christiaan Burmeister (54)
    Group executive: DivFood and R&D
  • Erik Smuts (47)
    Group executive: Bevcan
  • Mandisa Seleoane (44)
    Group human resources director
  • Glenn Fullerton (50)
    Chief financial officer

Qualifications: BA, LLB, MBA, Post graduate diploma in corporate law

Relevant skills and expertise

  • Legal
  • Company secretarial
  • Insurance

Qualifications: BA, BLC, LLB, MBA

Relevant skills and expertise

  • Strategic leadership in the manufacturing sector

Qualifications: BA (Hons), Psychology (Hons)

Relevant skills and expertise

  • Remuneration practices and policies
  • Employee benefits
  • Social and environmental issues

Qualifications: PrEng, BSc Eng, BComm (Hons)

Relevant skills and expertise

  • General management
  • Operational management in the Rest of Africa
  • Strategic leadership

Qualifications: BSc Eng, PGDMM, PGDBM

Relevant skills and expertise

  • Financial
  • Operational management
  • Business development
  • Administration

Qualifications: CA(SA)

Relevant skills and expertise

  • Financial
  • Strategic leadership
  • Operational management
  • General management

Qualifications: CA(SA), ACMA, CIPM, GEDP, AMP (Harvard)

Relevant skills and expertise

  • Financial
  • Operational management in the Rest of Africa
  • General management
  • Strategic leadership

Qualifications: BA (Human resources and labour relations), BA (Psychology)

Relevant skills and expertise

  • People management and development
  • Employee relations

Qualifications: CA(SA)

Relevant skills and expertise

  • Financial
  • Strategic leadership