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INTEGRATED REPORT 2018

BOARD AND MANAGEMENT

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

1. Allen Ambor (77)
  Executive chairman
51 years of service
B.A. – University of Witwatersrand
   
  Allen opened the first Spur Steak Ranch in 1967. He is the creative custodian for all TV, radio and print advertisements. He is involved in the interaction between group marketing and the brand agencies, and guides the board on issues that have substantive bearing on
the future direction and strategy of the company.
   
2. Pierre van Tonder (59)
  Chief executive officer
36 years of service
   
 

Pierre joined the group in 1982 as a junior restaurant manager.
He held several senior management positions before being appointed as director of Spur Steak Ranches and Spur Holdings in 1992. Pierre was appointed as managing director/chief executive officer in 1996.

Pierre is responsible for the group’s overall strategy and operations. He is also the group’s chief risk officer, the chairman of the risk, transformation, human resources productivity, IT steering and treasury committees and a member of the social, ethics and environmental sustainability committee.

   
3. Mark Farrelly (54)
  Chief operating officer
28 years of service
B.A. – University of Cape Town
   
  Mark joined Spur Corporation in 1990 as an operations manager and was promoted to regional operations manager in 1995. He was appointed to the board in 1999 and appointed as chief operating officer in 2012. Mark is responsible for developing and implementing the local group strategy.
   
4. Phillip Matthee (40)
  Chief financial officer
11 years of service
B.Com (Accounting); Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting – University
of Cape Town; CA(SA)
   
 

Phillip joined Spur Corporation in 2007 as new business development manager. In 2008 he was appointed as group finance executive and joined the board as chief financial officer on 1 April 2018, following the resignation of Ronel van Dijk as chief financial officer on 31 March 2018.

Phillip is responsible for the finance, administrative, legal and compliance functions of the group. He also fulfils a supervisory function for information technology.

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

5. Keith GETZ (62)
  Non-executive director
27 years of service
B.Proc; LLM – University of Cape Town
   
  Keith is a practising attorney and a senior partner of Bernadt Vukic Potash & Getz, the group’s principal legal counsel. He was appointed to the board in 1991. Keith is a director of various international subsidiaries of the group, and chairs the social, ethics and environmental sustainability committee. He sits on the boards
of Mr Price Group and various private companies.
   
6. Dean Hyde (51)
  Independent non-executive director
24 years of service
B.Com (Legal) – University of Witwatersrand; Canadian
Chartered Accountants’ Board Examination
   
 

Dean joined Spur Corporation as financial manager and was the financial director for five years. He resigned in 2004 and was subsequently appointed as a non-executive director. Dean subsequently served as chief financial officer of Lombard Insurance until July 2015 and is currently a director of Skein Capital, a UK-based specialist asset manager. Dean chairs the audit committee.

   
7. Muzi Kuzwayo (50)
  Independent non-executive director
10 years of service
B.Sc (Biochemistry and Microbiology) – Rhodes University; Executive MBA – University of Cape Town
   
  Muzi is a visiting professor at the UCT Graduate School of Business. He is the founding chief executive officer of Ignitive, a marketing and advertising consulting company. Muzi is an author and a commentator on advertising and marketing. He was appointed to the board in 2008 and is a member of the group’s audit, nominations and transformation committees. He chairs the remuneration committee.
   
8. Keith Madders MBE (70)
  Independent non-executive director
23 years of service
B.Com (Economics) – University of Cape Town
   
 

Keith trained as an investment analyst before joining the music industry. He lectured and established various businesses and charitable organisations in the UK, where he was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s 2002 Honours List for services to the Zimbabwe Trust.

 

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

9. Dineo Molefe (41)
  Independent non-executive director
5 years of service
CA(SA); B.Compt (Hons) – Unisa; Master’s in International Accounting – University of Johannesburg; Advanced Management Program – Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania
   
  Dineo has held various executive positions and is currently CEO at T-Systems South Africa. She previously served as group CFO at Thebe Investment Corporation and finance executive at Vodacom. She has also worked for the Industrial Development Corporation and Eskom Holdings in various roles. She is currently a non-executive director on the board of Clientèle, where she serves on the audit committee. She was appointed to the Spur Corporation board in September 2013 and is a member of the audit committee.
   
10. Mntungwa Morojele (59)
  Independent non-executive director; lead independent director
8 years of service
CA (Lesotho); Higher National Diploma in Business Studies – Farnborough College of Technology, UK; Bachelor’s of Business Administration – University of Charleston, USA; M.Acc – Georgetown University, USA; MBA – University of Cape Town
   
 

Mntungwa has established and managed various companies, including Briske Performance Solutions and Motebong Tourism Investment Holdings, iKapa Events and Facilities, and 3RE South Africa. He has served on the boards of Gray Security Services and the UCS Group, and currently serves on the boards of Capital Eye Investments (and four of its subsidiaries) and VeriFone Africa. He was appointed to the Spur Corporation board in 2010 and appointed as lead independent director on 1 March 2011. He is also a member of the group’s audit, remuneration and transformation committees and is chairman of the nominations committee.

   
11. PRABASHINEE MOODLEY (47)
  Non-executive director
Appointed 15 August 2018
B.SocSci and Master of Town and Regional Planning – University of KwaZulu-Natal; MBA – Lake Forest Graduate School of Business (Illinois)
   
 

Prabashinee is the chief executive officer of Grand Parade Investments (“GPI”) and nominated shareholder representative of GPI on the board, pursuant to the broad-based black economic empowerment transaction concluded with GPI in October 2014.

Prabashinee is a qualified urban planner and developed her career in the field of global growth strategy for the quick service restaurant industry. She has extensive experience in the field of new market entry, existing market growth, and strategic franchise partnerships within the food services industry.

Prabashinee was nominated to the board, to replace Tasneem Karriem, who resigned from the board on 15 August 2018. Shareholders will be requested to confirm her appointment to the board at the forthcoming annual general meeting.

KEY MANAGEMENT
 
Anton Geldenhuys (40)
Chief operating officer: RocoMamas
15 years of service
 
Blaine Freer (53)
Group development executive
19 years of service
 
Brian Altriche (48)
Creative executive: RocoMamas
3 years of service
 
Chris Lotter (40)
Group IT executive
3 years of service
 
Cobus Jooste (42)
National training executive
13 years of service
 
Derick Koekemoer (48)
Franchise executive: Africa
14 years of service
 
Duncan Werner (58)
Group procurement and development executive
30 years of service
 
José Vilar (60)
Franchise executive: Australia
27 years of service
 
Justin Fortune (46)
Chief operating officer: The Hussar Grill
18 years of service
 
Kevin Robertson (52)
Chief operating officer: Spur Steak Ranches
27 years of service
 
Leonard Coetzee (45)
Chief operating officer: John Dory’s
22 years of service
 
Nazrana Hawa (35)
Group legal and compliance executive and
company secretary
7 years of service
 
Patrick Lawson (47)
Group strategy executive
9 years of service
 
Robin Charles (44)
National procurement executive
10 years of service
 
Sacha du Plessis (40)
Group marketing executive
11 years of service
 
Samkelo Blom (46)
Transformation executive
5 years of service
 
Tyrone Herdman-Grant (47)
Chief operating officer: Panarottis
20 years of service
 
Vivy Novos (41)
Group finance executive
13 years of service