Board of directors

The full names, ages and profiles of the directors at last practicable date are set out below.

Non-executive directors

Advocate Dumisa Buhle Ntsebeza SC

Chairman
Age: 66
Qualifications: BA, BProc, LLB, LLM (International Law)
Profile: Dumisa was appointed to the Barloworld board in May 1999. He is an advocate of the High Court of South Africa and a member of the Johannesburg Bar. In 2005 he was conferred the status of Silk and was the first black African advocate in the history of the Cape Bar to receive this recognition. He served as a commissioner on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and has been appointed from time to time as acting judge of the High Court of South Africa. On 1 July 2009, Dumisa was appointed to serve on the Judicial Services Commission (JSC).
Business address: Victoria Mxenge Group of Advocates, Sandown Office Village Park, West Court, First Floor, 81 Maude
Street, corner Gwen Lane, Sandton, 2196
Nationality: South African

Neo Phakama Dongwana

Age: 44
Qualifications: BCom (Hons), CA(SA)
Profile: Neo was appointed to the Barloworld board in May 2012. She was the first black female to be placed in the top 10 of the Part II Qualifying Examination for Chartered Accountants in 1998. She was the first female partner in the Cape Town office of Deloitte & Touche and the second black African female partner in the South African practice. She is a nonexecutive director of Anglovaal Industries Limited, MPact Limited, SABSA Holdings (Pty) Limited and Mutual and Federal Insurance Company Limited.
Business address: PO Box 688, Northlands, 2116
Nationality: South African

Frances Ngozichukwuka Oluwatoyn Edozien

Age: 51
Qualifications: BA in Social Studies, MBA, MA (Cambridge)
Profile: Ngozichukwuka was appointed to the Barloworld board in March 2014. She is the chief executive officer and managing partner of InVivo Partners Limited and a non-executive director of PZ Cussons Plc, Diamond Bank, Pagatech and the Vlisco Group. Ngozichukwuka was formerly chief executive officer of Actis West Africa, founding chief executive officer of EVHA and regional director of Pfizer Inc. in Anglophone East, West and Central Africa. She is a member of the Young President’s Organisation and African Leadership Network Advisory Council.
Business address: InVivo Partners Unit 8, Udi Street, Osbourne Estates, Ikoyi, Lagos State, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigerian

Sibongile Susan Mkhabela

Age: 60
Qualifications: BA Social Work (Hons), Dip Business Management, MAP
Profile: Sibongile was appointed to the Barloworld board in January 2006. She is the chief executive officer of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust. She is currently the chairperson of Black Sash and previously served as director for programmes and projects at the office of then deputy president Thabo Mbeki. She previously held senior positions at UNDP, UNEP and SA Council of Churches and is a Joel L Fleishman Civil Society Fellow (Duke University, North Carolina).
Business address: Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, 27 Eastwold Way, Saxonwold, 2196
Nationality: South African

Babalwa Ngonyama

Age: 41
Qualifications: BCom (Accounting), CA(SA), MBA, HDip (Banking Law)
Profile: Babalwa was appointed to the Barloworld board in May 2012. She is the chief executive officer of Sinayo Securities. Prior to joining Sinayo Securities she was CFO at Safika Holdings, and also group chief internal auditor of Nedbank. Babalwa is a former audit partner in Deloitte’s financial institutions services team division. She was chairperson of Deloitte’s transformation advisory board and also the transformation champion for FIST. Babalwa was the founding chairperson of the African Women Chartered Accountants (AWCA) and is currently a member of its advisory board. Babalwa serves on a number of boards.
Business address: PO Box 76468, Wendywood, 2144
Nationality: South African

Sango Siviwe Ntsaluba

Age: 56
Qualifications: BCompt (Hons), CA(SA), HDip Tax Law, MCom
Profile: Sango was appointed to the Barloworld board in July 2008. He is the executive chairman of NMT Capital and a founding member of SizweNtsalubaGobodo, the largest black-owned consulting, accounting and auditing practice in South Africa. Sango is also a non-executive director of Basil Read and Pioneer Foods.
Business address: Building 4 Parc Nicol, 3001 William Nicol Drive, Bryanston, 2191
Nationality: South African

Steven Bernard Pfeiffer

Age: 69
Qualifications: BA, MA (Oxon), JD (Yale)
Profile: Steven was appointed to the Barloworld board in August 2001. He is a partner and former elected chair of the executive committee of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, a USA legal firm, now part of global firm Norton Rose Fulbright. He is a non-executive director of Iridium Communications Inc., chairman emeritus of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, USA, a trustee of The Africa-America Institute in New York, a director of Project HOPE in Washington DC and a trustee of the NAACP Legal Defence Fund in New York.
Business address: Norton Rose Fulbright, 799 9th Street, NW, Suite 1000, Washington DC, 20001-4501, USA
Nationality: American

Oupa Isaac Shongwe

Age: 54
Qualifications: BA (Hons), MPhil (Oxon)
Profile: Isaac joined Barloworld Logistics Africa as executive director for business development and transformation in 2005. He was appointed to the Barloworld board and chief executive officer of Barloworld Logistics Africa in January 2007, chief executive officer of the Barloworld Logistics division in January 2009, followed by director for human resources, strategy and sustainability on 1 May 2011. On 31 May 2014 Isaac relinquished his executive management responsibilities and became a non-executive director of Barloworld effective 1 June 2014.
Business address: Suite 15, 2nd Floor, corner Katherine and West 114 West Street, Sandton
Nationality: South African

Executive directors

Clive Bradney Thomson

Chief executive
Age: 50
Qualifications: BCom (Hons), MPhil (Cantab), CA(SA)
Profile: Clive joined Barloworld in 1997 and was appointed to the Barloworld board in 2003 as finance director. He was subsequently appointed as chief executive officer of the Equipment division and then as chief executive officer of Barloworld on 18 December 2006. Previously he was a partner at Deloitte. In 1993 he completed his Master of Philosophy degree at Cambridge University, England, in the Economics and Politics of Development. Clive is a member of Council at St Stithians College and chairman of the finance committee.
Business address: Barloworld Corporate Office, 180 Katherine Street, Sandton, 2196
Nationality: South African

Dominic Malentsha Sewela

Deputy chief executive
Age: 51
Qualifications: BSc Chemical Engineering
Profile: Dominic rejoined Barloworld in 2007 as chief executive officer to the Equipment division South Africa and was promoted to chief operating officer of Barloworld Equipment southern Africa and thereafter chief executive officer of Barloworld Equipment southern Africa in 2014. He joined the board on 19 March 2014 and was subsequently appointed deputy chief executive effective 1 March 2016. As of 1 October 2016, Dominic became the chief executive designate of Barloworld. Prior to joining Barloworld, Dominic was deputy managing director of Afgri Limited.
Business address: Barloworld Equipment, 180 Katherine Street, Sandton, 2196
Nationality: South African

Donald Gert Wilson

Finance director
Age: 59
Qualifications: BCom, CTA, CA(SA)
Profile: Donald rejoined Barloworld as finance director in 2006 and was appointed to the Barloworld board in September 2006. Previously he was executive director – finance at Sappi Limited.
Business address: Barloworld Corporate Office, 180 Katherine Street, Sandton, 2196
Nationality: South African

Peter John Blackbeard

Chief executive officer: Power Systems southern Africa, Iberia and Russia and Handling
Age: 59
Qualifications: BSc Eng (Mech) (Hons), Dip Business
Profile: John joined Barloworld in 1996 and was appointed to the Barloworld board in 2004. He was previously chief operating officer of PPC. He was chief executive officer of the Scientific division prior to disposal of that business, and in 2007 he was appointed chief executive officer of Barloworld Handling (formerly Barloworld Industrial Distribution). John was appointed chief executive officer of Barloworld Global Power on 1 October 2013.
Business address: Barloworld Handling, Ground Floor, Statesman House, Stafferton Way, Maidenhead SL6 1AD, England
Nationality: South African

Peter John Bulterman

Chief executive officer: Equipment: southern Africa, Iberia and Russia
Age: 60
Qualifications: HDip Mechanical Engineering
Profile: Peter joined Barloworld in 1975 and was appointed to the Barloworld board in October 2009. He was appointed chief executive officer of the Equipment division comprising the southern African, Russian and Iberian territories, on 1 October 2013. He is chairman of Barloworld Equipment UK.
Business address: Barloworld Equipment, 180 Katherine Street, Sandton, 2196
Nationality: South Africa