Board of Directors

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C van Niekerk
Chairman
(Non Executive)

  • 1996 started working for Sentrachem
  • 1985 – General Manager NCP Chloorkop
  • 1994 – Managing Director NCP Group
  • Currrently CEO of PG Bison
  • Chairman – CAH Group

DEG Bettesworth
Director (Non Executive)

  • Extensive Commercial Experience of which 7 years have been spent with companies specialising in manufacturing.
  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry; Chemical industry; Corporate head office and sales and distribution companies.
  • Chartered Accountant and a member of SAICA

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D Halstead-Cleak
Director (Non Executive)

  • Obtained B.Sc.Agric. University of Natal (Pmb) 1990
  • M.Sc.Agric at University of Natal (Pmb) 1993
  • 1994 – 1999 Union-Transport Inc
  • Since February 2000 Private Equity Consultant at Investec Bank Ltd.

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KC Radebe
Director (Alternate)

  • KC Radebe Director (Alternate)
  • 2009 – B.Acc. (Wits)
  • 2012 – Chartered Accountant (South Africa)
  • 2013 – Investec Principal Investments, Consultant

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CAA Snyman
Managing Director

  • B.Sc (Chem) – 1996 University of Stellenbosch
  • B.Ed – 1987 University of Stellenbosch
  • MBA – 1997 Graduate School of Business University of Stellenbosch
  • Registered as Feed Production Engineer: Swiss School of Feed milling, Uzwill, Switzerland (Buhler Group).
  • Manufacturing Industry : 23 years’ experience
  • Animal Feeds Industry : 20 years’ experience
  • Experience in acting as Board member on various boards in Namibia since 2005
  • 9 years’ experience as Managing Director at various companies

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BJ Grové
Director (Executive)

  • 1998 – B. Acc (Hons) University of Stellenbosch
  • CA (SA), CA (Nam)
  • Until 2003: Audit manager – PwC
  • Extensive experience in the manufacturing industry with at least 8 years spent within multinationals.
  • Also serves on various other Boards within Namibia.

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PS Anderson
Director (Executive)

  • Diploma in Analytical Chemistry.
  • 1978 – 2003 Rio Tinto Rössing Uranium – held various positions.
  • 2003 – Joined WSH as Process Manager. Current position Operations Manager.

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GF Swartz
Director (Executive)

  • Various management positions in the Group, Operations, Production, Logistics.
  • MDP (University of Stellenbosch Business School)
  • Senior Management Development Program (University Stellenbosch Business School)

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CA Botha
Director (Executive)

  • B.Sc Honours in Chemistry
  • Held various positions at Sasol, Karbochem, Syntheta, Sentrachem, Dow and NCP Chlorchem.
  • Experience as head of various functions: production, change management, research and development, analytical, human resources and project management.
  • Background in chemicals disciplines including agricultural, pharmaceuticals, mining, petroleum and several inorganic compounds from small volume to bulk commodity production.

DMJ Whelan
Director (Alternate)

  • Qualified chemist
  • 1990 – Managing Director of Metsep SA
  • 1992 – MBA from Wits
  • 1995 – Management Buy-out of Metsep SA