Barloworld South African Board

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

  • Clive Bradney Thomson

    Clive Bradney Thomson

    Director
    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.

  • Donald Gert Wilson

    Donald Gert Wilson

    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.

  • Neo Phakama Dongwana

    Neo Phakama Dongwana

    Non-executive director
    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.

  • Matthew Govender

    Matthew Govender

    Director
    Qualifications:
    Dip Business Management, MBA
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    53

    Matthew has been an employee of Barloworld for more than 14 years. He is currently Managing Director of Barloworld Siyakhula, a position he has held since 2005 and also the Executive for Empowerment and Transformation. He has also served on several boards including the chairmanship of the South African Supplier Diversity Council (funded by the US Government) and also chairs the boards in the companies supported by Barloworld Siyakhula.

  • Emmanuel Leeka

    Emmanuel Leeka

    Director
    Qualifications:
    BSc Engineering Metallurgy and Materials, Post Grad Diploma (Business Administration)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    47

    Emmy was appointed CEO of Barloworld Equipment South Africa effective 1 October 2012. He has nineteen years’ experience in the base metals, ferrous and industrial minerals sector, which experience includes general operations management and maintaining a high level strategic liaison with specific government officials both in South Africa and abroad. Emmy was previously the CEO of Hernic Ferrochrome (Pty) Ltd, Senior Plant Metallurgist at Anglo American Corporation and General Manager of the Thabazimbi Mine at Kumba Iron Ore Ltd.

  • Gale Antonette Lemmert

    Gale Antonette Lemmert

    Director
    Qualifications:
    BA LLB, MBA
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    52

    Gale was appointed as an executive at Barloworld Automotive effective 1 November 2008 and currently holds the position of Executive: Sustainable Development. Gale has extensive experience in the fields of strategy, transformation and sustainability. This experience was gained over a number of years in both the parastatal and private sectors in South Africa.

  • Boikanyo Johanna Mazibuko

    Boikanyo Johanna Mazibuko

    Director
    Qualifications:
    BSc Engineering (Chemical), MBA
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    40

    Boikanyo was appointed Deputy CE of Barloworld Handling South Africa effective 1 September 2013. She has fifteen years’ experience in various industries including research, FMCG, engineering and construction, which experience includes process engineering, liaising with shareholders and general operations management. Boikanyo was previously the general manager and executive director of Bateman Africa (Pty) Ltd, Plant Operations Executive and director at Aveng E+PC before joining Barloworld.

  • Sibani Mngomezulu

    Sibani Mngomezulu

    Director
    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.

  • Sameshan Yanasegran Moodley

    Sameshan Yanasegran Moodley

    Director
    Qualifications:
    CA(SA), ACMA, (CIMA,UK), CIA, CISA
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    39

    Sam was appointed by Barloworld as a Group General Manager: Finance, effective 15 June 2013. Prior to this appointment, he had joined Barloworld on 1 October 2010 as the head of group internal audit services. Sam has over 13 years’ experience in finance, internal audit, risk management, internal control, revenue assurance forensics services and fraud management.

  • Litha Carl Nkombisa

    Litha Carl Nkombisa

    Director
    Qualifications:
    BCom, Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Taxation, MDP
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    49

    Litha joined the Barloworld group on 1 October 2007 when he was appointed Chief Executive of Barloworld Motor Retail. On 28 February 2012 he was appointed as a Barloworld Automotive & Logistics executive. He has a diverse business experience in banking, financial services and the motor industry spanning a period of more than 22 years. Litha is formerly head, BEE portfolio with Nedbank Corporate. He also has intimate knowledge of the motor industry having spent time at BMW finance in Munich, Germany, in their international marketing and international risk divisions. He also worked for BMW finance South Africa as a risk manager.

  • Dominic Sewela

    Dominic Malentsha Sewela

    Director
    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.