Board of directors

Non-executive directors

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

1.   Advocate
Dumisa Buhle Ntsebeza SC
  2.   Neo Phakama Dongwana   3.   Alexander
Gordon Kelso Hamilton
    Chairman

Age: 62
Qualifications: LLB, BProc, BA, 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 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 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: Fountain Chambers, Sandown Village Office Park, 86 Maude Street, Sandown

Nationality: South African

      Age: 40

Qualifications: BCom (Hons), CA(SA)

Profile: Neo was appointed to the Barloworld board in May 2012. Neo 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 female partner in the South African practice. She is a non-executive chairman of Pretoria Portland Ntsika Fund Proprietary Limited and a non-executive director of Anglovaal Industries Limited and MPact Limited.

Business address: PO Box 688, Northlands, 2116

Nationality: South African

      Age: 67

Qualifications: MA (Cantab), FCA

Profile: Gordon was appointed to the Barloworld board in January 2007. He retired in 2006 after a career of more than 30 years as a partner of the UK practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP. He is a non-executive director of the UK-listed Lloyds underwriter Beazley Plc, Nedbank Private Wealth and Petra Diamonds Limited.

Business address: Barloworld Corporate Office, 180 Katherine Street, Sandton, 2196

Nationality: British

                     
4.   Sibongile Susan Mkhabela   5.   Babalwa Ngonyama   6.   Sango Siviwe Ntsaluba
    Age: 56

Qualifications: BA Social Work (Hons), Dip Business Management, MAP

Profile: Bongi was appointed to the Barloworld board in January 2006. She is the chief executive officer of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund. She previously served as director for programmes and projects at the office of then deputy president Thabo Mbeki and is on the Stanlib board.

Business address: Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, 27 Eastwold Way, Saxonwold, 2196

Nationality: South Africa

      Age: 38

Qualifications: BCom (Accounting), MBA, HDip (Banking Law), CA(SA)

Profile: Babalwa was appointed to the Barloworld board in May 2012. She is the chief executive officer of Sinayowetu Trading Enterprise, a non-executive director and member of the audit committee of Implats Limited and non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of Evraz Highveld Steel Limited. Babalwa was formerly chief financial officer of Safika Holdings, group chief internal auditor of Nedbank Limited and a former audit partner in Deloitte’s Financial Institutions Services Team division. Babalwa was the founding chairman of African Women Chartered Accountants.

Business address: PO Box 76468, Wendywood, 2144

Nationality: South African

      Age: 52

Qualifications: BCom, BCompt (Hons), CA(SA), HDip Tax Law

Profile: Sango was appointed to the Barloworld board in July 2008. He is the executive chairman of Amabubesi Group and a founder member of Sizwe Ntsaluba Gobodo, the largest black-owned consulting, accounting and auditing practice in South Africa.

Business address: Building 4 Parc Nicol, 3001, William Nicol Drive, Bryanston

Nationality: South African

                     
7.   Thembalihle Hixonia Nyasulu   8.   Steven Bernard Pfeiffer   9.   Gonzalo Rodriguez de
Castro Garcia de los Rios
    Age: 58

Qualifications: BA (Hons) Psychology, BA Social Work

Profile: Hixonia was appointed to the Barloworld board in January 2007. She is the chairman of Ayavuna Women’s Investments Proprietary Limited, non-executive chairman of Sasol Limited and a director of Unilever Plc/NV.

Business address: 410 Jan Smuts Avenue, Craighall Park, 2196

Nationality: South African

      Age: 65

Qualifications: BA, MA (Oxon), JD (Yale)

Profile: Steve was appointed to the Barloworld board in August 2001. He is a partner and the elected chair of the executive committee of Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, a USA legal firm. He is a nonexecutive 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: Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, 801 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington DC, USA 20004

Nationality: American

      Age: 70

Profile: Gonzalo was appointed to the Barloworld board in January 2004. He was appointed as a non-executive director of Barloworld’s Spanish equipment business in 1995 and chairman in 2007. He was chief executive of the Madrid Stock Exchange and chairman of Euroquote in Brussels.

Business address: Maria de Molina, N1 28006, Madrid, Spain

Nationality: Spanish

Executive directors

1.   Clive Bradney Thomson   2.   Donald Gert Wilson   3.   Peter John Blackbeard
    Chief executive

Age: 46

Qualifications: Com (Hons), CA(SA), MPhil (Cantab)

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 of the Equipment division and then as chief executive 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 board member of Business Leadership South Africa.

Business address: Barloworld Corporate Office, 180 Katherine Street, Sandton, 2196

Nationality: South African

      Finance director

Age: 55

Qualifications: BCom, CTA, CA(SA)

Profile: Don 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

      Chief executive: Barloworld Handling

Age: 55

Qualifications: BBSc Eng (Mech) (Hons), Dip Business Management

Profile: John joined Barloworld in 1996 and was appointed to the Barloworld board in 2004. He was chief executive of the scientific division prior to disposal of that business and in 2007 he was appointed chief executive of Barloworld Handling (formerly Barloworld Industrial Distribution). John was previously chief operating officer of PPC.

Business address: Barloworld Handling, Unit A5 Westacott Business Centre, Maidenhead Office Park, Westacott Way, Maidenhead

Nationality: South Africa

                     
4.   Peter John Bulterman   5.   Martin Laubscher   6.   Oupa Isaac Shongwe
    Chief executive: Barloworld Equipment southern Africa and Russia

Age: 56

Qualifications: HDip Mechanical Engineering

Profile: Peter joined Barloworld in 1975 as a bursar and was appointed to the Barloworld board on 1 October 2009. He was appointed chief executive of Equipment Southern Africa in July 2007 and chairman of Barloworld Equipment UK. Prior to his appointment as CEO in July 2007, Peter served as chief operations officer for Equipment southern Africa and Russia.

Business address: Barloworld Corporate Office, 180 Katherine Street, Sandton, 2196

Nationality: South African

      Chief executive: Barloworld Automotive and Logistics

Age: 52

Qualifications: BAcc, BCompt (Hons), CTA, MCom (Business Management)

Profile: Martin joined Barloworld in 1980 as a bursar and was appointed to the Barloworld board in May 2005. He was appointed chief executive of the Automotive division in 2003, and chief executive of the Automotive and Logistics division following the integration of Logistics into Automotive on 1 May 2011.

Business address: 6 Anvil Road, Isando, 1601

Nationality: South African

      Human resources, strategy and sustainability director

Age: 50

Qualifications: BA (Hons) US, MPhil (Oxon)

Profile: Isaac joined Barloworld Logistics Africa as an executive director for Business Development and Transformation in 2005. He was appointed executive director for Barloworld and chief executive for Barloworld Logistics Africa in January 2007 and chief executive of the Barloworld Logistics division on 1 January 2009. Isaac was appointed Human Resources, Strategy and Sustainability director on 1 July 2011.

Business address: Barloworld Corporate Office, 180 Katherine Street, Sandton, 2196

Nationality: South African

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