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Financial highlights Statutory information
Letter to the shareholders Accounting policies
Board of directors Income statements
Group operations Balance sheets
Developing people Cash flow statements
Corporate governance Notes to the cash flow statements
Value added statement Statements of changes in equity
Segmental analysis Principal subsidiaries
Five-year financial review Share ownership analysis
Summary of statistics Shareholders’ diary
Definitions Administration
Directors’ responsibility Notice of annual general meeting
Report of the independent auditors Currency conversion table
Secretaries’ certification Board, Director and Committes

B O A R D  O F  D I R E C T O R S
 

Executive directors

   
  G Pretorius (54)
 

BSc, BEng, LLB, PMD
Chief Executive
Appointed to the board in 1990

Having graduated at Stellenbosch University, Gerrit Pretorius joined Fuchs Electronics as a development engineer in 1973. Following the acquisition of Fuchs by Barlow Rand in 1977 he became technical director of Fuchs Electronics. During this period he completed an LLB, studying part-time.

He was appointed managing director of ESD in 1983 and was promoted two years later to group managing director of ESD, Fuchs and Barcom Electronics. In 1988 he attended the PMD course at Harvard University.

In 1989 he became managing director of Reutech, the electronics engineering arm of Reunert and was appointed to the Reunert board the following year. Following the unbundling of Barlow Rand in 1993 he restructured Reunert's telecommunications interests, setting up joint ventures with Siemens Limited and GEC plc. In 1994 Pretorius was appointed chief executive of Telephone Manufacturers of South Africa (Temsa).

He was appointed CEO of Reunert Limited in April 1997.

   
  B P Gallagher (52)
 

BCom, CA(SA)
Executive Director
Appointed to the board in 1993

Pat Gallagher graduated from the University of Natal and, having completed his articles at Deloitte & Touche, stayed on for a period as an audit manager.

In 1976 Pat joined the Barlow Rand Group, starting at Rand Mines Properties as financial accountant and becoming company secretary. He was appointed financial director of Barlow Electronic Holdings in 1979 and in 1983 managing director of Barlow Handling. Two years later he was appointed managing director of Barlow Appliance Company. In 1991 he was appointed managing director of Barlow Consumer Electric Products Group Limited.

With the unbundling of the Barlow Group, Pat was appointed executive director of Reunert Limited and chairman of Reunert Consumer & Commercial Holdings.

   
  G J Oosthuizen (48)
 

BIuris, LLB
Commercial Director
Appointed to the board in 1997

Gerrit Oosthuizen is a lawyer turned corporate executive. Apart from his legal qualifications, Gerrit has attended executive development programmes at Wits Business School, IMD Lauzanne (Switzerland) and Sophia Antipolis (France).

He practiced as an attorney for nine years before joining the Barlow Rand Group in 1987 as an industrial relations advisor. He was appointed group industrial relations manager of Barlow Rand Industries in 1990.

From 1993 to 1996 Gerrit was human resources manager at Reunert whereafter he was appointed executive director human resources at PPC Limited in 1996. A year later he returned to Reunert and was appointed to the board. His current responsibilities include general commercial work, corporate communications and legal affairs.

   
  D J Rawlinson (53)
 

CA(SA)
Financial Director
Appointed to the board in 1992

David Rawlinson is a chartered accountant by profession. After completing his articles he joined Coopers & Lybrand and was then seconded to England for three years.
The past 15 years he has been involved in the electronics and electrical engineering industry 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.

 
  Chairman
   
  D E Cooper (62)
 

CA (SA)
Appointed to the board in 1998

 
  Non-executive directors
   
  B P Connellan (62)
 

CA(SA)
Director of companies
Appointed to the board in 1999

   
  S D Jagoe (51)
 

BSc (Eng), MBA
Merchant banker
Appointed to the board in 2000

   
  K J Makwetla (61)
 

PMD
Chairman of Northern Province Development Corporation
Appointed to the board in 2000

   
  M J Shaw (64)
 

CA(SA)
Director of companies
Appointed to the board in 2001

   
  C L Valkin (68)
 

BCom, LLB
Attorney
Appointed to the board in 2000

   
  Dr J C van der Horst (58)
 

BA, LLD
Director of companies
Appointed to the board in 1993

 
  Audit committee
 

M J Shaw (Chairman), B P Connellan,
S D Jagoe, G Pretorius, D J Rawlinson

 
 

Remuneration committee

  D E Cooper, S D Jagoe, J C van der Horst


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