GOVERNANCE AND REMUNERATION

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.

  • André de Ruyter

    André de Ruyter (50)

    Chief executive officer

    Qualifications: BA, BLC, LLB, MBA

    Relevant skills and expertise

    • Strategic leadership in the manufacturing sector
  • Glenn Fullerton

    Glenn Fullerton (51)

    Chief financial officer

    Qualifications: CA(SA)

    Relevant skills and expertise

    • Financial
    • Strategic leadership
  • Mandisa Seleoane

    Mandisa Seleoane (45)

    Executive director, Human Resources

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

    Relevant skills and expertise

    • People management and development
    • Employee relations
  • Christiaan Burmeister

    Christiaan Burmeister (55)

    Group executive: DivFood and R&D

    Qualifications: CA(SA), AMP (Harvard)

    Relevant skills and expertise

    • Financial
    • Strategic leadership
    • Operational management
    • General management
  • Lynne Kidd

    Lynne Kidd (58)

    Group executive: Integrated strategy

    Qualifications: BA (Hons), Psychology (Hons)

    Relevant skills and expertise

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

    Mxolisi Khutama (42)

    Group executive: Plastics

    Qualifications: BSc Eng, PGDMM, PGDBM, E-MBA

    Relevant skills and expertise

    • General management
    • Operational management
    • Business development
    • Administration
  • Rob Morris

    Rob Morris (56)

    Group executive: Africa and Glass

    Qualifications: PrEng, BSc Eng, BComm (Hons)

    Relevant skills and expertise

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

    Erik Smuts (48)

    Group executive: Bevcan

    Qualifications: CA(SA), ACMA, GEDP, CPIM, (GIBS), AMP (Harvard)

    Relevant skills and expertise

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

    Ilse van Lochem (53)

    Group executive: Legal and Secretarial

    Qualifications:BA, LLB, MBA, Postgraduate diploma in corporate law

    Relevant skills and expertise

    • Legal
    • Company secretarial
    • Insurance