Barloworld South African Board

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

  • Dominic Sewela

    Dominic Malentsha Sewela

    Director
    Qualifications:
    BScEng
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    55

    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 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:
    51

    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.

  • Gugu Sepamla

    Gugu Sepamla

    Director
    Qualifications:
    Double Masters in Positive Leadership and Strategy, MAP, Post graduate diploma in Public Policy, Certificate in Policy Mapping, Degree in Leadership
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    49

    Gugu was a Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group (BCG). She also served as a Managing Director for Public Policy and Strategy at Barclays Africa. She previously headed up Strategy and Emerging Markets at Ernst & Young and was a Member of the executive committee at EY Africa. She was also previously Group Corporate Affairs Director at the Public Investment Corporation, (PIC). Gugu also serves as a board member for Barloworld SA, Barloworld Siyakhula and a Trustee for the Barloworld Empowerment Foundation. Gugu carries over 20 years of related work experience in the professional services industry. She has a solid technical background with a strong interest in Business process Reengineering, Strategy, Operating Models, and Planning. Gugu has strong networks both locally and across the Continent having worked and lived in Nigeria and Kenya. She was appointed to Barloworld on 1 October 2018.

  • Emmy Leeka

    Emmy Leeka

    Director
    Qualifications:
    BscEng, Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    49

    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.

  • Kamo Mmutlana

    Kamo Mmutlana

    Director
    Qualifications:
    BTech; MAP
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    47

    Kamogelo, a qualified Industrial Engineer and experienced Senior Business Executive with +23 years in Operations/Sales Execution and Strategy Deployment & Management in the Logistics, Industrial and Automotive (Retail [new/used] & Wholesale, Fleet Management, Short Term Rental, Private Transportation, Auction Services & Salvage Management), Food Services, Beverages (Capacity & Distribution planning), Hospitality (Hotel Management & Training/ Development), Facilities Management, Rail (Resource & Capacity Planning) and Postal Services (Network Planning & Operations Management) Sectors; 19 years of which were in senior and executive management roles with blue chip companies. In his role as Divisional CEO, Kamogelo is responsible for driving further growth, in line with our group-wide growth ambitions, in the Automotive & Logistics business. Prior roles include operations director at Fedics Food Services, General Manager at BMW South Africa, CEO of Super Group Equipment, CEO of Fleet Africa (Pty) Ltd, and executive director of Super Group Holdings.

  • Tantaswa Fubu

    Tantaswa Fubu

    Director
    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:
    48

    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.