Executive Committee

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

  • 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 officer 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 Malentsha 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.

  • Chris Weirenga

    Chris Weirenga

    Head Strategy and M&A
    Qualifications:
    B.Compt
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    42

    Chris joined Barloworld in 1998 and has held various roles in strategy at the group and divisional level. He has been directly involved in M&A activity in the Automotive division over the last 10 years and also supported various transactions in the Logistics business. Prior to his current position Chris was the CE of the Digital Disposal Solutions business in the Automotive division.

  • 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.

  • Emmy Leeka

    Emmy Leeka

    CEO Equipment southern Africa
    Qualifications:
    B.Sc Engineering Metallurgy and Materials, WITS Post Grad Diploma (Business Administration), De Montfort University
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    47

    Emmy has held the position of CEO for Barloworld Equipment South Africa since 1 October 2012 which equates to 60% of the southern African business. His career stretches over various commodities and disciplines in the industry.


    Emmy was previously the CEO of Hernic Ferrochrome having previously held senior executive roles at other organisations such as Anglo American and BHP Billiton.

  • Hilary Wilton

    Hilary Wilton

    Head Risk Management
    Qualifications:
    B.Com, M.B.A, F.C.I.I.
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    61

    Hilary joined Barloworld in 2003 as Head of Insurance. Her portfolio has grown over the past thirteen years to include global responsibility for legal, risk, internal audit, ethics and compliance, the group’s ethics tip off line, the Barloworld Medical Scheme and the Barloworld Retirement fund, part of the Old Mutual SuperFund.

  • Keith Rankin

    Keith Rankin

    CE: Automotive
    Qualifications:
    BCom (Hons)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    47

    Keith joined Barloworld in 2004 when Avis Southern Africa was bought by Barloworld. He started his career at Avis in 1998 and was appointed as chief executive for Avis Car Rental Southern Africa in 2004. In 2007 he was appointed as chief executive for Barloworld Automotive – Car Rental that included the Southern Africa and Scandinavian operations. Keith was appointed chief executive Barloworld Automotive on 1 March 2015.

  • 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 & 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.

  • Sibani Mngomezulu

    Sibani Mngomezulu

    Group Executive: Human Resources and Stakeholder Relations
    Qualifications:
    LLM (London), H. Dip. Company Law, H. Dip. Tax (Wits)
    Nationality:
    British
    Age:
    44

    Sibani Mngomezulu was appointed as the Group Executive: Human Resources, Strategy & Sustainability, on 1 June 2014. Previously he was CEO of EMD Africa, a joint venture company between Caterpillar-owned EMD and Barloworld offering rail products and services. Prior to taking up the position at EMD Africa, Sibani was an executive at Barloworld for a number of years. He previously occupied the roles of Head of Corporate Affairs and Group Company Secretary. In addition, Sibani has managed a number of Group and divisional portfolios at Barloworld including risk management, legal, investor relations and communication, marketing, sustainable development and environmental reporting as well as health and safety. Prior to joining Barloworld, Sibani worked for investment banks including Merrill Lynch, Cazenove and JP Morgan where he was involved in advising on local & cross-border mergers & acquisitions. Sibani remains a director of Barloworld South Africa which houses the operating divisions of the Group’s interests in South Africa and he represents Barloworld’s interests on the boards of Group investments in certain African countries.

  • Steve Ford

    Steve Ford

    CE: Logistics
    Qualifications:
    MSC Engineering
    Nationality:
    British
    Age:
    48

    Steve joined the Barloworld Group as CE of the Logistics division in 2011. Prior to joining Barloworld, Steve had a successful career in supply chain management and logistics working in the Industrial and Logistics industries in South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States. He spent 11 years at Unitrans, seven of which as MD of the Freight and Logistics division. He played a key role in developing the supply chain solutions side of the business as well as expanding its client base into various sectors. He is an Engineer by training and also plays a wider role in the industry as the Chairman of the Logistics Achiever Awards committee.

  • Quinton McGeer

    Quinton McGeer

    CEO Equipment Iberia
    Qualifications:
    Chartered Accountant
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    53

    Quinton joined Barloworld Automotive in August 1992 as Financial Manager in Motor Retail. In 2003 he was appointed as Financial Director of Barloworld Equipment’s´ International operations based in London United Kingdom. In May 2008 he was appointed as deputy general director of Barloworld Equipment´s operations in Russia and in July 2012 was appointed as general director for Barloworld’s Russian business. Quinton was appointed as chief executive Equipment Iberia on 1 October 2016.