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NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

TREVOR MUNDAY (71) Chair, Independent non-executive director

Appointed to the board: 1 June 2008

Appointed chairman: 1 June 2009

Qualification: BCom

  • Investment Committee
    Nomination and Governance Committee (Chair)
    Risk Committee
    Social, Ethics and Transformation Committee

  • Following his formative career, Trevor held a wide range of financial and commercial management positions, both in Southern Africa and Europe. In the mid-1980s, he was appointed Finance and Commercial Director of AECI Explosives and Chemicals Limited. In 1990, he was appointed Managing Director of Dulux Paints and, between 1996 and 2000, he was Managing Director of Polifin Limited.

    In 2001, Trevor was appointed executive director and Chief Financial Officer of Sasol Limited and was also responsible for corporate affairs and various other portfolios. Two years later he assumed global responsibility for Sasol’s chemicals businesses. In 2005 and 2006, he was Deputy Chief Executive of Sasol Limited. Trevor retired from his executive roles at the end of 2006.

    In 2007 he became a non-executive director of several companies. Among others, Trevor served as Chairman of Illovo Sugar Limited until its delisting in June 2016. After over 11 years’ service he retired as lead independent director from the Absa Bank and Barclays Africa Group Boards in May 2018.

TASNEEM ABDOOL-SAMAD (46) Independent non-executive director

Appointed to the Board: 1 July 2014

Qualification: CA(SA)

  • Audit Committee
    Investment Committee (Chair)
    Nomination and Governance Committee
    Risk Committee

  • Absa Group Limited Board
    Absa Financial Services Board
    Long4Life Limited
    Bidcorp Limited

  • Tasneem completed her BCom and Honours in Accountancy at the University of Natal. She has experience as a chartered accountant and served as a partner at Deloitte from 2006 to 2014.

    Tasneem transitioned out of audit to head up Deloitte's advisory business in KwaZulu-Natal. She also served on the Board of Deloitte.

JOHN HULLEY (60) Independent non-executive director

Appointed to the Board: 1 July 2018

Qualifications: NDip ME, MDP (Unisa)

  • Nomination and Governance Committee
    Remuneration Committee
    Risk Committee (Chair)

    2John joined the Nomination and Governance Committee and became chair of the Risk Committee after Brand Pretorius retired at the Annual General meeting on 10 February 2020.

  • Ceramic Industries Proprietary Limited

  • John is an accomplished operations executive with a successful track record in business leadership, agri-processing, engineering and project management.

    John’s 40-year career started on the shop floor, and he progressed to Managing Director of Ubombo Sugar Limited in eSwatini before he was appointed as Group Operations Director of Illovo Sugar Africa. This position assumed group executive accountability for all aspects of agricultural operations, manufacturing of sugar and numerous by-products, health, safety, environment, quality, capital projects and procurement. His responsibilities spanned 18 manufacturing operations across six countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, including chairing the Enterprise Risk Committee of each of the Illovo Sugar Africa subsidiary boards.

SEAN JAGOE (69) Independent non-executive director, lead independent director

Appointed to the Board: 20 April 2000

Qualifications: BSc (Eng), MBA

  • Investment Committee
    Nomination and Governance Committee
    Remuneration Committee

  • Ceramic Industries Limited
    Serves on the boards of private companies in the United Kingdom and United States on behalf of Reinet

  • Sean has over 30 years’ experience in banking and finance and is an executive with Reinet.

    During his investment banking career, he was a senior advisor and member of the European Advisory Council at JP Morgan and worked at Fidelis Partners, Morgan Stanley and Rand Merchant Bank. Prior to entering investment banking, Sean worked at the Industrial Development Corporation.

SARITA MARTIN (48) Independent non-executive director

Appointed to the Board: 1 December 2013

Qualifications: BProc, LLB, MBA

  • Audit Committee
    Remuneration Committee (Chair)
    Social, Ethics and Transformation Committee

    1 On 1 October 2019, Sarita stepped down from the Nomination and Governance Committee and joined the Social, Ethics and Transformation Committee

  • Grayston Preparatory School Governing Board
    ActionAid South Africa National Advisory Board
    UsPlus Limited

  • Sarita is a Certified Commercial Mediator, an executive coach, a Faculty Facilitator at the Institute of Directors in South Africa (IoDSA), and an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors of South and a Certified Director. She started her career as a candidate attorney at the Office of the Public Defender moving on to criminal prosecution and back to criminal defence. She left public office to join the corporate world in 1999.

    Sarita has held senior positions in compliance, corporate governance and company secretariat at several listed companies.  She is a corporate governance specialist and facilitates Board appraisals, governance training and advisory services for the IoDSA. She is also involved as a guest speaker for the Women in Leadership programme at GIBS and is a judge for the Gender Mainstreaming awards as well as a judge for the IoDSA/IFC annual case study competition. She serves as a co-opted member on the Certification Committee of the IoDSA.

ADV THANDI ORLEYN (64) Non-executive director

Appointed to the Board: 23 May 2007

Qualifications: BJuris, BProc, LL.B LLM

  • Social, Ethics and Transformation Committee (Chair)
    Nomination and Governance Committee
    Remuneration Committee

  • BP Southern Africa Proprietary Limited (Chair)
    Ceramics Industries Proprietary Limited
    De Beers Consolidated Mines Proprietary Limited and DBCM Holdings Proprietary Limited
    Impala Platinum Holdings Limited
    Lafarge Industries South Africa Proprietary Limited and Lafarge Mines South Africa Proprietary Limited
    Toyota SA Proprietary Limited
    Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited

  • Thandi is a director and shareholder of Peotona, an investment company owned and managed by four women. She serves on a number of trusts and foundations.

    Thandi was previously an attorney and Regional Director of the Legal Resources Centre, National Director of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration and, later, National Director of a commercial law firm.

    Thandi is an accredited mediator with the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution. She is also a mediator and arbitrator for Tokiso Dispute Settlement. Thandi was admitted as an advocate of the High Court in April 2017.

Dr TUMEKA MATSHOBA-RAMUEDZISI (39)Independent non-executive director

Appointed to the board: 1 April 2018

Qualifications: CA(SA), Registered Auditor
PhD (Leadership)

  • Audit Committee
    Risk Committee
    Social, Ethics and Transformation Committee

    1Tumeka joined the Risk Committee on 1 October 2019.

  • Financial and Fiscal Commission
    National Lotteries Participants Trust
    Ditikeni Investments Company Limited
    Adept Advisory (Proprietary) Limited

  • Tumeka is a CA(SA) and registered auditor with an MCom in Computer Auditing. She also holds a Bachelor of Business Science, with Honours in Finance. Tumeka spent six years as a senior lecturer in Auditing at the University of Johannesburg before going full-time into her own audit and advisory services firm – Ramuedzisi Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors.

    Tumeka has previously served on various committees and boards, including the Morokotso Trust (Implats Employee Share Ownership Programme), and the Complaints and Compliance Committee of ICASA.

ALEX DARKO (67) Independent non-executive director

Appointed to the board: 1 October 2019

Qualification: MSc (Management Information Systems) Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA)

  • Audit Committee
    Remuneration Committee
    Social, Ethics and Transformation Committee

  • Nkululeko Leadership Consulting
    Absa Group Limited
    Absa Bank Limited

  • Alex is currently a Director at Nkululeko Leadership Consulting- a leadership consulting firm specialising in organisational culture, leadership, change management and strategy. As a management consultant, Alex has assisted a number of organisations and leaders (public and private) to successfully develop and implement strategies, improve leadership and organisational effectiveness, manage change and transform their organisational cultures. He mentors leaders and teams, both locally and internationally.

    Alex has over 30 years’ global multi-industry experience in Europe, the USA and Africa. He held a number of senior management positions at Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (while based in the UK), including Director of UK Shared Services, Director of Finance - Dun & Bradstreet Europe Ltd and Head of European Accounting Re-engineering. At Dun & Bradstreet, Alex established high performance teams and led significant organisational change initiatives in the UK and Europe which resulted in significant cost savings and major improvement in service levels.

    Alex served as the Head of Knowledge and Information (CIO) at AngloGold Ashanti.

    Alex chairs the Remuneration and IT Committees and serves on the Audit and Compliance and Separation Oversight committees at Absa Group.

PIERRE FOURIE (61) Independent non-executive director

Appointed to the board: 1 October 2019

Qualification: CA(SA)

  • Audit Committee (Chair)
    Investment Committee
    Risk Committee

    1Pierre became chair of the Audit Committee after Rynhardt van Rooyen’s retirement at the Annual General Meeting on 10 February 2020.

  • Pierre is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and has been an audit partner with KPMG Incorporated (“KPMG”) since 1990. He served on the board of directors of KPMG, and as interim chairman at various times. He also chaired a number of the firm’s committees, including its audit, social and ethics, nomination and remuneration, and transformation committees. He retired from KPMG in 2019. Pierre has also served as a member of the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors’ Disciplinary Committee.

    He has a distinguished career in which he served in various leadership roles and gained valuable experience in a wide range of activities, over a wide range of industries, including International Financial Reporting Standards, JSE reporting requirements, assurance, governance oversight, enterprise risk management, compliance and strategy design and implementation.

Mohamed Husain (60) Independent non-executive director

Appointed to the board: 1 November 2020

Qualification: B. Proc.

  • Investment Committee
    Nomination and Governance Committee
    Remuneration Committee

  • Knowles Husain Lindsay Inc
    Member of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Lawyers’ Association

  • Mohamed specialises in commercial litigation and has a particular interest in judicial reviews, administrative law, competition law, litigation and medical schemes law. He has been involved in many high-profile litigation matters representing large corporations, banks and the Competition Commission. He is well respected both locally and globally for his contribution to the advancement of the legal profession and the Rule of Law. In 2009 he was appointed for a two year term as President of the Commonwealth Lawyers’ Association (CLA) which represents lawyers’ associations in 53 countries – the first South African to achieve this. Mohamed has been awarded at least 20 achievements in his career ranging from being the Past President of the CLA to being appointed as Provincial Electoral Officer responsible for conducting SA’s first democratic elections in 1994 in the Greater Johannesburg Region.



EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS AND MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE AND GROUP TRANSFORMATION COMMITTEES

ALAN DICKSON (49) Group Chief Executive Officer and Segment Head: Electrical Engineering

Appointed to the Board: 21 November 2013; appointed chief executive officer effective 1 October 2014

Appointed to Reunert: 1 January 1997

Qualifications: BSc (Eng), MSc (Eng), MBA

  • Risk Committee
    Social, Ethics and Transformation Committee
    Group Executive Committee (Chair)
    Group Transformation Committee (Chair)

  • Alan completed a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand. He spent a short time in the consulting engineering fraternity before joining African Cables as a design engineer in 1997.

    Alan held several management positions in the organisation before assuming responsibility for all commercial activity in February 2000. He was appointed commercial director in 2007 a position he held until being appointed managing director in February 2009. Alan was promoted to managing director of the CBI-electric segment on 25 October 2012.

    On 21 November 2013 Alan was appointed as an executive director of the Reunert Board and as the chief executive officer of Reunert on 1 October 2014.

NICK THOMSON (61) Group Chief Financial Officer

Appointed to the board: 15 June 2015

Appointed to Reunert: 15 June 2015

Qualification: CA(SA)

  • Risk Committee
    Group Executive Committee
    Group Transformation Committee

  • Nick served as partner with Ernst and Young for 18 years before joining Transnet Freight Rail as chief financial officer in 2005. In addition to the normal aspects of the finance portfolio he chaired the investment committee and acquisition committees and was responsible for the negotiations of major commercial contracts.

    In April 2012, Nick was appointed as group chief financial officer at Afrox Ltd. His responsibilities included the financial portfolio, treasury function, procurement and strategy. He joined Reunert as chief financial officer on 15 June 2015.

MOHINI MOODLEY (45) Group Human Resources and Transformation Executive Director

Appointed to the Board: 1 April 2015

Appointed to Reunert: 1 September 2013

Qualifications: BA, LLB

  • Group Executive Committee
    Group Transformation Committee

  • Mohini is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa and started her career within the legal profession, where she acquired experience in family, commercial and labour law.

    Mohini has spent the last 18 years of her career within the human resources (HR) domain and has held executive roles in both generalist and specialist positions. Mohini has also completed a post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management (academically). 

    Prior to joining Reunert, Mohini spent 12 years in the retail industry at Edcon, where she held various positions at management and executive level across all disciplines of HR with specific reference to employee relations and remuneration and benefits. While at Edcon, Mohini also occupied the position of principal officer for the internal medical aid scheme and the provident fund.



OTHER EXECUTIVES

Trevor Raman

  • Group Executive Committeee

  • Trevor started his career at Armscor in 1995 working in the aero systems division on the design of aircraft structures using advanced materials. He also worked on fixed and rotary wing programs in various engineering and logistics roles. In 2000 Trevor studied an MBA in Aerospace in Toulouse, France which included work exposure at Turbomeca. In 2002 Trevor was seconded to Sweden where he became the Head of the Gripen South Africa acquisition program. In 2013 he was promoted to General Manager R&D responsible for 7 Armscor institutes and 3 test range capabilities. In 2016 Trevor was appointed President and CEO of SAAB Grintek Defence and in 2017 he was also made Head of Saab Group Sales for market region Sub-Sahara Africa. Trevor joined Reunert in 2020 in a strategic assignment role and later that year was appointed CEO of Reutech. Since April 2021, Trevor is the segment executive for Applied Electronics which includes Reutech, Omnigo, Nanoteq, Dopptech and Fuchs.

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