Executive Committee

  • Dominic Sewela

    Dominic Malentsha Sewela

    Group Chief Executive Officer
    Qualifications:
    BSc Eng – Chemical Engineering
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    56

    Dominic rejoined Barloworld in 2007 as chief executive officer of the Equipment division South Africa. In 2014 he was promoted to chief operating officer of Barloworld Equipment southern Africa and thereafter chief executive officer of Barloworld Equipment southern Africa. He joined the board on 19 March 2014 and was subsequently appointed deputy chief executive effective 1 March 2016. From 1 October 2016, Dominic became the chief executive designate of Barloworld. Prior to joining Barloworld, Dominic was deputy managing director of Afgri Limited. On 8 February 2017, Dominic was appointed Group chief executive officer of Barloworld Limited.

  • Nopasika Vuyelwa Lila

    Nopasika Vuyelwa Lila

    Group Finance Director
    Qualifications:
    BCom (Hons), CA(SA), BCom Accounting Science, Post Graduate Certificate in Corporate Governance, Woman in Insurance Management Development Programme, Higher Certificate in Financial Markets and Instruments
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    52

    Nopasika Lila was appointed as the Group finance director of Barloworld Limited with effect from 1 August 2019. Nopasika previously served as the CEO and principal officer preceded by being the CFO of the Eskom Pension and Provident Fund. She is a chartered accountant with more than 20 years’ of experience in finance, corporate governance and the financial industry. She possesses advanced proficiencies in Funds Administration, Corporate Governance and Compliance Management, with demonstrated skills in leading major funds sustainably with astute control over risk management, reputation and stakeholder relations. She previously served on various boards both listed and unlisted, namely enX Group Limited, Nampak Limited and Basil Read and chaired some of the audit committees.

  • Emmy Leeka

    Emmy Leeka

    Chief Executive Officer: Barloworld Equipment southern Africa
    Qualifications:
    BSc Eng – Metallurgy and Materials (Wits), Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    52

    Emmy held the position of CEO for Barloworld Equipment South Africa for four years before taking on the responsibility as CEO: Barloworld Equipment southern Africa, which equated 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 Anglo American and BHP Billiton.

  • Quinton McGeer

    Quinton McGeer

    Chief Executive Officer Barloworld Equipment Eurasia
    Qualifications:
    BCom (Hons), CA(SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    57

    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 Russian operations and in October 2012 was appointed as general director for Barloworld Equipment’s Russian business. In October 2016 he was appointed as CEO for Barloworld’s Iberian business. In June 2018 the Iberian business was sold and Quinton relocated back to the UK where he was appointed CEO of Barloworld Equipment Russia based in London. In January 2019 he was appointed as a director of Barloworld Holdings Limited.

  • Tantaswa Fubu

    Tantaswa Fubu

    Group Executive: Human Capital and Transformation
    Qualifications:
    CA(SA); B Admin Honours; Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting; Higher Diploma in Banking law; Certificate of Proficiency in short term insurance;
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    49

    Tantaswa was previously a partner at KPMG SA in the Department of Professional Practice (Accounting). She was an audit partner as well as an Executive Head for People (HR) & Transformation for both KPMG SA and Africa, and a member of the executive committee as well as member of the board. She also serves as a board member for Barloworld SA; Barloworld Equipment southern Africa as well as Barloworld Logistics Africa. In addition to this, Tantaswa has previously worked for The Standard Bank of SA as a Group Credit Risk Manager and Nkonki Inc. as an external audit partner. She has also served as a nonexecutive director for numerous boards including Santam Limited and Grindrod Limited and she previously served on the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) board as a nonexecutive director and chairperson for the audit and risk committee.

  • Gale Lemmert

    Gale Lemmert

    Group Executive: Risk, Ethics and Governance
    Qualifications:
    BA LLB; MBA
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    57

    Gale’s professional career spans over 25 years in both corporate and SOE sectors.

    Gale started her career in financial services and later SOE (Transnet) in strategy prior to joining Barloworld. She joined the Barloworld as a Group Strategy consultant in 2003. In 2007 she moved to the then Barloworld Automotive Division, where over the next 12 years, her career evolved and she served as a member of the Divisional Executive Committee and assumed responsibilities for various functions namely, Transformation, Sustainability, Ethics, and Compliance as well as Strategy, and served on several Boards within the Group.

    In 2019 Gale took a sabbatical to pursue personal interests and rejoined Barloworld on 1 November 2021 as Group Executive: Risk, Ethics & Governance.

  • Chris Weirenga

    Chris Wierenga

    Chief Executive Officer Consumer Industries
    Qualifications:
    BCompt Accounting Sciences
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    46

    Chris joined Barloworld in 1998. Since joining Barloworld Chris was the CE of the Digital Disposal Solutions business in the Automotive division and has held various roles in Strategy at Group and divisional level. Chris has been leading Group Strategy; Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A); Barloworld Business System and Group Property and has been directly involved in M&A activity across the group. Chris recently assumed overall responsibility for SMD and Barloworld Logistics and in addition, effective 1 January 2022 Chris took up the position as CEO of the Consumer Industries vertical of Barloworld.

  • Dr Nandkishore (Nandu) Menon

    Dr Nandkishore (Nandu) Menon

    Group Executive: Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
    Qualifications:
    PhD (Aeronautical Engineering)
    Nationality:
    Indian
    Age:
    42

    Nandu has over 15 years’ experience in Strategy, Businesses Development, and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and joined Barloworld on 1 March 2019. Since joining Barloworld, Nandu has been leading the M&A activities for the Group and some of the notable transactions include the acquisition of Ingrain and the disposals of various businesses within the Barloworld Logistics division including Smartmatta, Manline Energy, Manline Freight, Timber 24, and Aspen Logistics.

    Before joining Barloworld, Nandu was a Director in the Investment Banking M&A division at Barclays (Africa) and Absa leading Industrial M&A coverage and execution and has extensive experience in large complex M&A transactions, as well as equity and debt raising to support the M&A transactions. He was also the Head of Tata Power (India’s largest private power producer) for Africa and led the development of one of the largest renewable energy (wind power) businesses at the time in South Africa.

  • Andronicca Masemola

    Andronicca Masemola

    Chief Operating Officer: Barloworld Equipment southern Africa
    Qualifications:
    CA(SA), BCompt, BCompt Honours/CTA, Postgraduate Diploma, Economic and Management Science (strategy and integrated reporting).
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    47

    Andronicca joined Barloworld in April 2014 as the Group Head of Internal Audit, and for the last 5 years, has been the Executive Director Finance for Barloworld Equipment in the southern Africa region. Andronicca has served on various Group subsidiary boards, including chairing the Board of Bartrac, our joint venture in the DRC and the Barloworld-Equipment Southern Africa Credit Committee. Prior to joining Barloworld, she was an Audit Partner at KPMG. In her capacity as Chief Operating Officer of Equipment southern Africa, Andronicca has been appointed a member of the Barloworld Executive Committee, effective 1 February 2022.

    Andronicca's career spans 27 years and over the last 14 years she has occupied executive level positions, responsible for financial management, governance, risk and assurance