Barloworld Group Board

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

Executive Directors

  • Dominic Sewela

    Dominic Malentsha Sewela

    Chief Executive
    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. On 8 February 2017 Dominic was appointed chief executive of Barloworld Ltd.

  • 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.

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).

  • 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).

  • Hester Hickey

    Hester Hickey

    Qualifications:
    B.Compt(Hons), CA(SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    63

    Hester was appointed to the Barloworld board in April 2017. She has held a number of positions including lecturing at the University of the Witwatersrand and was a partner at Ernst & Young. Hester previously served as the Chairperson of SAICA and worked for a number of listed companies including AngloGold Ashanti Limited where she held the position of Internal Audit Manager and finally Head of Risk. She is a non-executive director of Omnia Limited, Pan African Resources plc, Cashbuild Limited, African Dawn Limited and Northam Platinum Limited.

  • Peter Schmid

    Peter Schmid

    Qualifications:
    BCom(Hons), CA(SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    54

    Peter was appointed to the Barloworld board in April 2017. Until recently, Peter was Global head of Private Equity at ACTIS and he was responsible for the Global PE business. He spent 11 years in Ethos Private Equity as a Partner where he led and originated many Buy outs across Southern Africa. Peter has served on numerous Boards across emerging markets, including Alexander Forbes.

  • Michael Lynch-Bell

    Michael Lynch-Bell

    Qualifications:
    BA Hons Economics and Accountancy; FCA of the ICAE
    Nationality:
    British
    Age:
    63

    Michael was appointed to the Barloworld board in April 2017. His early Ernst & Young career was focused on auditing clients within the oil and gas sectors, and added mining later to his portfolio. Michael also led Ernst & Young’s UK IPO and Global Natural Resources transaction teams in the Transaction Advisory practice. He has been involved with the CIS since 1991 and has advised many CIS companies on fundraising, reorganisations, transactions, corporate governance and IPOs. Michal is a vice-chair of the Bureau of UNECE's Expert Group on Resource Classification and a non-executive director of Gem Diamonds, Lenta, Kaz Minerals and ActionAid.