Barloworld Group Board

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

Executive Directors

  • Clive Bradney Thomson

    Clive Bradney Thomson

    Chief Executive
    Qualifications:
    BCom (Hons), CA(SA), MPhil (Cantab)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    50

    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 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 of St Stithians College and Chairman of the Finance Committee.

  • Dominic Sewela

    Dominic Malentsha Sewela

    Deputy CEO Barloworld Ltd.
    Qualifications:
    BSc. Chemical Engineering
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    51

    Dominic was appointed to the Barloworld board on 19 March 2014. He joined Barloworld in 2007 as chief executive officer of the Barloworld Equipment South Africa division and was promoted to chief operating officer of Barloworld Equipment southern Africa. On 1 October 2013 Dominic was appointed chief executive officer of Equipment southern Africa. Prior to joining Barloworld, Dominic was deputy managing director of Afgri Limited.

  • Donald Gert Wilson

    Donald Gert Wilson

    Financial Director
    Qualifications:
    BCom CTA, CA(SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    59

    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.

  • Peter John Blackbeard

    Peter John Blackbeard

    CEO: Power Systems southern Africa, Iberia, Russia and Handling
    Qualifications:
    BSc Eng (Mech) (Hons), Dip Business Management
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    59

    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.

  • Peter John Bulterman

    Peter John Bulterman

    CEO: Equipment southern Africa, Iberia and Russia
    Qualifications:
    HDip Mechanical Engineering
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    61

    Peter joined Barloworld in 1975 and was appointed to the Barloworld board on 1 October 2009. He was appointed chief executive officer of the Equipment division comprising the southern Africa, Russian and Iberian territories on 1 October 2013. He is chairman of Barloworld Equipment UK.

Non-Executive Directors

  • Advocate D.B Ntsebeza

    Adv Dumisa Buhle Ntsebeza (Chairman)

    Qualifications:
    LLB, BProc, BA, LLM (International Law)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    66

    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 do so. 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).

  • Babalwa Ngonyama

    Babalwa Ngonyama


    Qualifications:
    BCom (Accounting), MBA, HDip (Banking law), CA (SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    41

    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 a 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.

  • Neo Phakama Dongwana

    Neo Phakama Dongwana


    Qualifications:
    BCom (Hons), CA (SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    44

    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 African female partner in the South African practice. She is a non-executive director of Anglovaal Industries Limited, MPact Limited, SABSA Holdings Proprietary Limited and Mutual and Federal Insurance Company Limited.

  • Ngozichukwuka Edozien

    Frances Ngozichukwuka Oluwatoyn Edozien

    Qualifications:
    BA in Social Studies (Politics, Philosophy and Economics), MBA
    Nationality:
    USA/Nigeria
    Age:
    51

    Ngozi was appointed to the Barloworld board in March 2014. She is the Managing Director of InVivo Partners Limited and a non-executive director of PZ Cussons Plc, Diamond Bank PLC, Pagatech and the Vlisco Group, NL. Ngozi was formerly Chief Executive of the private equity firm Actis’s West Africa office, founding Chief Executive Officer of a health care investment vehicle – EVHA, and Regional Director for Pfizer Inc in Anglophone East, West and Central Africa. Prior to these appointments she served as VP Planning and Business Development for Pfizer Inc and was an Associate Principal for McKinsey and Company. She started her career in corporate finance with JP Morgan in New York. She is a member of the Young President’s Organization and African Leadership Network Advisory Council. Ngozi resides in Lagos, Nigeria.

  • Oupa Isaac Shongwe

    Oupa Isaac Shongwe


    Qualifications:
    BA (Hons) US, MPhil (Oxon)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    54

    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 effective 1 June 2014 became a non-executive director of Barloworld Limited.

  • Sango S. Ntsaluba

    Sango Siviwe Ntsaluba


    Qualifications:
    BCom, BCompt (Hons), CA(SA), HDip Tax Law
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    56

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

  • Sibongile S. Mkabela

    Sibongile Susan Mkhabela

    Qualifications:
    BA Social Work (Hons), Dip Business Management (Wits), MAP
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    60

    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).

  • Steven B. Pfeiffer

    Steven Bernard Pfeiffer


    Qualifications:
    BA, MA (Oxon), JD (Yale)
    Nationality:
    American
    Age:
    69

    Steven 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 non-executive director of Iridium Communications Inc, chairman emeritus of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, United States of America, 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.