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board of directors
André van der Veen (42)
Chief executive officer
CA(SA), CFA, ACMA
André joined HCI in 2004, following HCI’s acquisition of Mettle.
At HCI, he was responsible for the acquisition, management and
ultimate disposal of a number of investments, which included
Clover, Tylon, Johnson Crane Hire, Johnson Access, African Unity
Insurance and Mettle. He served on the board of Tsogo from 2006
to 2012 and was a director of HCI group from 2006 to 2009. He
is currently also the CEO of KWV and non-executive chairman of
HCI Coal, which he started five years ago. He was appointed to
the Niveus board in December 2011.
Muriel Loftie-Eaton (34)
Financial director
CA(SA)
Muriel joined HCI in 2009 and served on various executive and
audit and risk committees of HCI’s subsidiaries. She qualified
as a chartered accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and
subsequently worked for Adato Capital Holdings Limited
(
previously Quince Capital Holdings) prior to joining HCI. She
was appointed to the Niveus board in January 2012.
Executive directors
John Copelyn (63)
BA (Hons), BProc
John joined HCI as chief executive officer in 1997. Prior to this, he
was a Member of Parliament and general secretary of the Southern
African Clothing and Textile Workers Union. He is chairman of
Sabido Investments, Seardel Investment Corporation, Tsogo Sun
Holdings and the HCI Foundation. He was appointed to the Niveus
board in May 1998.
Non-executive director
Moretlo Molefi (44)
BSc, MBChB
Moretlo is a businesswoman with interests in the health sector.
Prior to this, she was the director of the Telemedicine programme
at the Medical Research Council of South Africa, consultant for
Aspen Pharmacare and chief operating officer of Safika Health.
She currently serves as a board member of the International
Society for Telemedicine and eHealth and vice president of the
South African Telemedicine Association. She was appointed to
the Niveus board in January 2012.
Jabu Ngcobo (62)
Jabu was the regional secretary for Africa of the International
Textile Garment and Leather Workers Federation from 1999 to
2006.
Prior to this appointment, he held the position of general
secretary of the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers
Union for six years, from 1994 to 1999. Jabu was appointed to
the board of HCI as a non-executive director in October 2004.
He also serves on the board of Tsogo Sun Holdings and HCI
Coal. He was appointed to the Niveus board in January 2012.
Yunis Shaik (55)
BProc
Yunis is an attorney of the High Court and presently in private
practice. He serves as an acting judge in the Labour Court. He is
a former deputy general secretary of the Southern African Clothing
and Textile Workers Union and a director of Workers’ College.
He has served as a senior commissioner to the Commission
for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration in KwaZulu-Natal.
He is a director of Tsogo Sun Holdings and Seardel Investment
Corporation. He was appointed to the HCI board as lead
independent non-executive of the HCI board. He was appointed
to the Niveus board in January 2012.
Khutso Mampeule (48)
BA, MSc, MBA
Khutso is the founder and chairman of Lefa Group Holdings,
a black-owned and managed investment holding and consulting
company. He previously served as group chief executive of the
South African Post Office Limited, chief executive of Old Mutual
Employee Benefits and chief executive officer of South African
Express Airways. He was appointed to the Niveus board in
April 2013.
Independent non-executive directors
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