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BOARD of directors    
1.   MJ Shaw (69) CA(SA)*
  • Chairman, non-executive, independent director
  • Director of companies
  • Appointed to the board in 2001 and as chairman from 1 June 2005
    Born 13 September 1938

Martin joined Deloitte & Touche in 1956 in Johannesburg. He was appointed a partner in 1968 and transferred to Durban. He returned to Johannesburg in 1983 and was appointed managing partner.

In 1991 he became chief executive, a position he held until 1999. Thereafter he acted as chairman of the board until his retirement in 2001.

He serves as a board member of Illovo Sugar Limited, JD Group Limited, Liberty Group Limited, Liberty Holdings Limited, Murray & Roberts Holdings Limited, Pretoria Portland Cement Company Limited, Standard Bank Group Limited and Standard Bank of SA Limited.

2.   KS Fuller (67) CA(SA)*
  • Non-executive, independent director
  • Appointed to the board from 1 June 2005
    Born 5 December 1939

Kingsley joined Deloitte & Touche in East London in 1961 as an articled clerk. After qualifying as a CA(SA) in June 1963, he transferred to the Johannesburg office in 1964. He has held various positions in Deloitte, culminating in his appointment as a senior partner at the Sandton office in 1990. He retired from Deloitte in 2003. Kingsley is the current chairman of the Board of Trustees of Deloitte & Touche Pension & Provident Fund.

3.   BP Connellan (67) CA(SA)*
  • Non-executive, independent director
  • Director of companies
  • Appointed to the board in 1999
    Born 28 June 1940

Brian retired as executive chairman of Nampak Limited in 2000, a position he had held since 1990. He joined the Barlow Rand Group in 1964 and managed a number of subsidiaries before being appointed as director of Barlows in 1985.

He is a director of Absa Group Limited, Illovo Sugar Limited, Sasol Limited and Tiger Brands Limited. In addition, Brian is a past councillor of the South Africa Foundation, Corporate Forum and the Institute of Directors, as well as a contributor to King I and King II on corporate governance.

4.   KJ Makwetla (66)*
  • Non-executive, independent director
  • Social Work Diploma, PMD (Harvard)
  • Appointed to the board in 2000
    Born 14 September 1941

Bobby spent most of his working life in the furniture industry. He served as executive director for King Food Corporation, a subsidiary of Tiger Brands (Tiger Oats) and Tiger Foods.

He serves on the boards of Lebowa Platinum and Potgietersrus Platinum. Bobby is director of 24 Rivers Platinum and is chairman of Merafe Holdings (Pty) Limited. In his various capacities, Bobby has contributed extensively to black economic empowerment issues at government level.

5.   SD Jagoe (56) BSc (Eng), MBA*
  • Non-executive, independent director
  • Merchant banker
  • Appointed to the board in 2000
    Born 9 June 1951

Sean is a senior adviser in Morgan Stanley’s Johannesburg office, with 25 years’ experience in banking and finance. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he was head of mergers and acquisitions at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell, head of corporate finance at Rand Merchant Bank and chief professional officer with the Industrial Development Corporation.

Sean also serves on the boards of AVI Limited and Ceramic Industries Limited.

6.   KC Morolo (44) BSc Mech Eng, MEng*
  • Non-executive, independent director
  • Appointed to the board in August 2004
    Born 6 August 1963

Khumo is general manager projects in the capital expansion department of Eskom that is responsible for electricity generation assets creation.

She holds a BSc Mechanical Engineering degree from Wits University and obtained her MEng (Engineering Management) qualification at the University of Pretoria in 1998.

Khumo started work as a management trainee at Liberty Life, becoming a computer programmer in 1989. In 1994 she moved to Eskom as a consulting engineer. She was promoted to engineering manager at Matimba power station in 1999 and progressed to become power station manager in January 2002. In September 2003 Khumo was appointed general manager for production for a cluster consisting of two power stations, Arnot (near Middelburg) and Matimba in Lephalale (previously Ellisras), the largest direct dry-cooled installations in the world.

7.   JC van der Horst (63) BA, LLD*
  • Non-executive, independent director
  • Director of companies
  • Appointed to the board in 1993
    Born 4 February 1944

Johannes worked for Old Mutual from 1971 to 2002, where he was general manager (investments) from 1985 to 1997.

In September 1997 he was appointed to lead Old Mutual’s demutualisation project, which culminated in July 1999 with its listing on the London Stock Exchange and the JSE Limited.

Over the past 20 years he has served on the boards of various companies listed on the JSE Limited, and he is currently also on the boards of Assore Limited and Wooltru Limited.

8.   ND Orleyn (51) BJuris, BProc LLB*
  • Non-executive director
  • Director of companies
  • Appointed to the board in 2007
    Born 13 January 1956

Thandi is a director and shareholder of Peotona, an investment company owned and managed by four women – Cheryl Carolus, Wendy Lucas-Bull, Dolly Mokgatle and Thandi Orleyn. Thandi was a director of commercial law firm Routledge Modise until April 2006. She is also a mediator and arbitrator under the auspices of Tokiso Dispute Settlement and a member of the Competition Tribunal. She sits on the boards of the South African Reserve Bank, Toyota SA, Implats, Arcelor Mittal, Cricket SA and is also a trustee of Legal Resources Trust, Inanda Seminary Education Trust, Zenex Trust and Foundation, Shanduka Trust and De Beers Trust.

Thandi was attorney and regional director of the Legal Resources Centre, national director of the Independent Mediation Service of South Africa and national director of the CCMA from 1997 to 2002.

9.   G Pretorius (59) BSc, BEng, LLB, PMD♦
  • Chief executive
  • Appointed to the board in 1990
    Born 24 August 1948

Gerrit joined Fuchs Electronics as a development engineer in 1973 and completed an LLB, studying part-time. Progressing through the ranks, he was appointed managing director of Reutech in 1989.

In 1990 he was appointed to the Reunert board. Following the unbundling of the group in 1993 he restructured Reunert’s telecommunications interests and established joint ventures with Siemens Limited and GEC plc. A year later he was appointed chief executive of Telephone Manufacturers of South Africa.

In April 1997, Gerrit was promoted to chief executive of Reunert.

10.  BP Gallagher (57) BCom, CA(SA)♦
  • Executive director
  • Appointed to the board in 1993
    Born 5 March 1950

Pat joined the Barlow Rand Group, Rand Mines Properties as financial accountant in 1976. He was promoted soon after and subsequently served as managing director for various companies in the Barlow Rand Group.

With the unbundling of the Barlow Rand Group in 1993, Pat was appointed executive director of Reunert and chairman of Reunert Consumer and Commercial Holdings.

11.  GJ Oosthuizen (53) BIuris, LLB♦
  • Commercial director
  • Appointed to the board in 1997
    Born 31 March 1954

Gerrit practised as a lawyer for nine years before joining the Barlow Rand Group as an industrial relations adviser in 1987.

In 1996 he was appointed executive director: human resources at PPC Limited and the following year returned to Reunert as an executive director. Gerrit’s current responsibilities include general commercial work, corporate communications and legal affairs.

12.   DJ Rawlinson (58) CA(SA)♦
  • Financial director
  • Appointed to the board in 1992
    Born 23 February 1949

After completing his articles, David joined Coopers & Lybrand and was then seconded to England for three years.

He has been involved in the electronics and electrical engineering industry for over 20 years, working for CG Smith, GEC and as deputy managing director of Alstom. He became financial director of Reunert and was appointed to the Reunert board in 1992.

* Non-executive directors
Executive directors
Audit and risk committee: KS Fuller (chairman), BP Connellan, SD Jagoe, G Pretorius, DJ Rawlinson
Remuneration committee: SD Jagoe (chairman), MJ Shaw, JC van der Horst
Nomination committee: MJ Shaw (chairman), SD Jagoe, JC van der Horst
Group executive and risk management committee: G Pretorius (chairman), BP Gallagher, GJ Oosthuizen, DJ Rawlinson
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