Premier Fishing and Brands Limited Board of Directors

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

REVEREND DR VUKILE CHARLES MEHANA

Independent Non-executive Chairman

BTh (Rhodes University), AMP (INSEAD Business School, France, Certificate on Public Enterprises (National University of Singapore), MBA (De Montfort University), UK, DPhil (University of Johannesburg), Ordained Minister of the Methodist Church
of Southern Africa

Appointed: 1 February 2017
Nationality: South African
Board sub-committee:
Nominations and Remuneration.

Expertise and experience:

Reverend Mehana is an ordained minister of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa, Adjunct Professor of UCT: Graduate School of Business and Top Management Certificate on Public Enterprise (National University of Singapore). Reverend Mehana is the chairman of the LR Management Group (Pty) Ltd and also sits on the boards of various companies as well as being an active leader in non-profit organisations. He is the independent non-executive chairman of African Equity Empowerment Investments Limited. His major directorships include: LR Management Group (Pty) Ltd (chairman), J & C Engineering (Pty) Ltd (non-executive chairman), Mazwe Financial Services (non-executive chairman), Makana Investment Corporation (Pty) Ltd (non-executive director representing the Ex-Political Prisoners Trust), espAfrika (Pty) Ltd, Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS) (chairman), Mendo Holdings and Sizwe IT Group and the South African Police Services Transformation Task Team (chairman).

MOGAMAT SAMIR SABAN

Chief Executive Officer

BCom (UCT) BCom (Hons) CTA CA(SA)

Appointed: 1 February 2017
Nationality: South African
Board sub-committee:
Investment

Expertise and experience:

Mr Saban is a qualified Chartered Accountant with more than 13 years commercial experience. Mr Saban completed his articles at Grant Thornton and spent almost two years at Pioneer Foods, one of the largest FMCG companies in South Africa. Thereafter Mr Saban joined Premier Fishing SA (Pty) Ltd in various senior financial positions since 2007. During 2009 Mr Saban was promoted to general manager of the Group and during 2011 appointed as the CEO. He has won numerous awards in the Group such as CEO of the year as well as outstanding management for the year. Mr Saban also attended the World Economic Forum in Dalian and Tianjin with the Group Chairman.

ISAIAH TATENDA BUNDO

Chief Financial Officer

BCom (UCT) BCom (Hons) PGDA CA(SA)

Appointed: 1 February 2017
Nationality: Zimbabwean
Board sub-committee:
n/a

Expertise and experience:

Mr Bundo is a Chartered Accountant by profession with over 9 years of experience. Mr Bundo completed his articles with PKF and spent a year with Deloitte before joining Premier Fishing SA (Pty) Ltd. He has over 5 years of experience as the Group head of finance at Premier Fishing. As part of the executive management team he is responsible for the financial and administrative functions of the Group, IT, procurement, risk management, systems reviews, assisting operations teams on operations review and improvements and corporate finance. Mr Bundo has contributed greatly to the efficiency and accuracy of financial reporting in the Group as well as systems and operations reviews. He has won awards as the AEEI Group divisional finance head of the year for the 2012 and 2014 financial years.

RUSHAAN ISAACS

Sales and Marketing Director

University of Stellenbosch Management Development Programme

Appointed: 1 February 2017
Nationality: South African
Board sub-committee:
n/a

Expertise and experience:

Mrs Isaacs currently heads up the sales division of Premier Fishing SA (Pty) Ltd. She has over 18 years of sales experience within the fishing industry managing and developing strategy for global markets within the various fishing sectors Premier Fishing is involved in. Mrs Isaacs has over the past years managed to build valuable relations within all of Premier Fishing’s sectors and also achieved highest service levels and top branding positioning of all sectors. She has also won awards in the AEEI for Overall Top Achiever in 2014 and Emerging Executive of the Year in 2015.

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

SALIM YOUNG

Independent Non-executive Director

BProc LLB (UWC) LLM

Appointed: 1 February 2017
Nationality: South Africa
Board sub-committee:
Nominations and Remuneration.

Expertise and experience:

Mr Young is an experienced business executive and corporate lawyer and is a former director of Webber Wentzel (formerly Mallinicks Inc.). Mr Young recently retired after a very successful 12 years as an executive director on the board of British American Tobacco SA, situated in Stellenbosch. During this time Mr Young also served as the appointed South African representative of the London-based BAT Plc whose secondary listing on the JSE ranks as the largest company by market capitalisation. Mr Young maintains board positions in a number of other companies and significant trusts including serving as an independent non-executive director on the board of African Equity Empowerment Investments Limited. He holds a post-graduate master’s degree (LLM) in International Commercial Law from Tulane University in the United States as well as Certificates in Law from Georgetown University and Harvard University, respectively. He is one of the founders of Unipalm Investments. He also sits on the Company’s investment and audit committees.

KHALID ABDULLA

Non-executive Director

BCompt (Hons) CTA MBA

Appointed: 1 december 2008
Nationality: South Africa
Board sub-committee:
Investment, Remuneration and Nominations

Expertise and experience:

Mr Abdulla has been appointed to numerous company boards and NGOs. He has over 30 years’ commercial experience related to healthcare, technology, financial services, events and tourism as well as fishing. He is a regular invitee and participant at the World Economic Forum in Africa as well as the Summer Davos in China.
He was the recipient of the Black Business Executive Circle (BBEC)/Absa Bank Kaelo Awards in April 2010 for leadership. He was a finalist of the 2015 Oliver Empowerment Awards – Top Male Leader of the Year. Mr Abdulla was ranked amongst the 10 best executives of 2015 by Financial Mail as one of the best CEOs in the country.

TAKUDZWA TANYARADZWA HOVE

Independent Non-executive Director

Bcom (Hons) Accounting CA (SA), ACMA, CGMA

Appointed: 1 February 2017
Nationality: Zimbabwean
Board sub-committee:
Audit

Expertise and experience:

Mr Hove worked for AEEI from April 2009 until September 2013 and held several positions, including Group financial manager and corporate finance executive. He is very knowledgeable of the Group’s diverse operations, having worked closely with the operational heads of the Group’s businesses. He is currently an executive director of Independent Media (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd and is also responsible for mergers and acquisitions. He is also in independent non-executive director of African Equity Empowerment Investments Limited

AZIZA BEGUM AMOD

Independent Non-executive Director

Appointed: 13 January 2014
Nationality: South African
Board sub-committee:
Remuneration, Social & Ethics and Transformation

Expertise and experience:

Ms Amod is a businesswoman who has successfully grown her import, export and manufacturing business into four branches and has more than 30 years’ experience. She established a network of industries related to manufacturing and provided employment opportunities to the wider local community. She has published articles and her business has been featured in various business magazines. She is actively involved in various NGOs, outreach programmes and women’s associations. After exiting her business, she has taken up directorships in various organisations and business entities

ROSEMARY PHINDILE MOSIA

Independent Non-executive Deputy Chairperson

Bcom (University of the North), PDM (Wits Graduate School of Business), Criminal Justice in Accounting (RAU). BCTA (RAU), Masters in Business Leadership (MBL) (University of South Africa)

Appointed: 1 February 2017
Nationality: South African
Board sub-committee:
Audit

Expertise and experience:

Ms Mosia is a South African female professional, with more than 15 years experience in credit risk, financial and business management, amassed from various positions and different roles in her career life. In addition, she has extensive training in General and Credit Management, Finance, Internal Auditing and Forensic Auditing. She was also involved in multiple roles including Internal Audit, Forensic Audit, Budget Management, Credit Risk Management, Operational Management, for the same financial services unit. Her experience in Audit was acquired over a six years period. She managed Johannesburg office and other smaller satellite branches. From 2000 to 2008, she headed, at a Regional/ Corridor level, the financial services unit of a large state owned entity. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Black Business Chamber which is an NGO and an emerging wine exporter.

CLIFFORD LEONARD VAN DER VENTER

Independent Non-executive Director

B.Com degree (UNISA) and an MBA (UCT)

Appointed: 1 February 2017
Nationality: South African
Board sub-committee:
n/a

Expertise and experience:

Mr van der Venter is a seasoned professional with more than 30 years’ experience in the corporate world. He completed a B.Com degree (UNISA – 1987) as well as an MBA (UCT – 1993). He worked in the Financial Services industry (Old Mutual) during the first 7 years of his career, doing mainly actuarial and consulting work in employee benefits and investments. Mr van der Venter joined Caltex (now Chevron) in 1990 and held numerous Human Resources positions culminating in his appointment as HR Director for Sub-Saharan Africa in 1999. He subsequently held HR Director positions at Unilever SA, Anglo American (seconded to Kumba Iron Ore) and British American Tobacco until June 2014 when he decided to take a career break. These roles have honed his skills as an HR professional but have also broadened his experience as an Executive Board member of these major multi-nationals. Over the last 2 years, he has operated as an independent Strategy and HR Consultant. Apart from his deep expertise in the HR field and an obvious passion for people, his key strengths are in the areas of leading Organisational Change and Business Strategy development.

CHERIE FELICITY HENDRICKS

Non-executive Director

University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership, Incite Sustainability Executive Programme

Appointed: 6 July 2009
Nationality: South African
Board sub-committee:
Social & Ethics, Transformation

Expertise and experience:

Miss Hendricks is the corporate affairs and sustainability director responsible for corporate affairs, which include sustainability, regulatory compliance, corporate social investment and Group communication. She has more than 17 years’ experience in the AEEI Group and currently sits on the boards of the Group’s major investments and links the Group’s subsidiaries with the Group’s corporate office.

ARTHUR WILLIAM JOHNSON

Independent Non-executive Director

BA Law (University of Cape Town), BCom (University of Cape Town), CFA (CFA Institute)

Appointed: 1 February 2017
Nationality: South African
Board sub-committee:
Audit and Investment

Expertise and experience:

Mr Johnson has obtained his law degree from the University of Cape Town in 1991 and also has a CFA qualification. He has been a director at 3 Laws Capital since 2011. He was previously the head of research at Trilinear Investment Manager from 2008 to 2010. He was a hedge fund manager at Breakwater Capital from 2007 to 2008. He was a portfolio manager at Metropolitan Asset Managers from 1999 to 2006. He is involved in a number of charitable organisations and he has been a director at the Lifeline Energy charity since 2011.

LAVENDRA SANDRIGASEN NAIDOO

Independent Non-executive Director

Bachelor of Social Science (University of Cape Town)

Appointed: 1 February 2017
Nationality: South African
Board sub-committee:
Investment

Expertise and experience:

Mr Naidoo obtained his Bachelor of Social Science degree at the University of Cape Town in 1991. He has also received a Certificate in Small Scale Enterprise Consultancy and Training from the Foundation for Expertise in Enterprise Development in 1993. He also received a Certificate in Leadership Effectiveness Achievement Programme (LEAP 1) from the Nedcor Banking College in 1995. He attended the United States-South African Leadership Programme (USSALEP) and obtained a Certificate for Business Integration and Leadership Development (BUILD). He is a Qualified Facilitator on the Shell Livewire Training Programme. He was the general manager at The Business Place eKapa from 2007 until 2015. He was previously the branch manager at Khethani Business Finance from 1998 to 2007. He is currently a general business consultant.

FREDELAINE ELNA CINDY BRAND

Independent Non-executive Director

LLB (University of the Western Cape)

Appointed: 1 February 2017
Nationality: South African
Board sub-committee:
Social & Ethics and Transformation

Expertise and experience:

Ms Brand completed her law degree in 2013. She has been employed at Fairdeal Auctioneers from 2009 to 2013. She has assisted the Stellenbosch Justice Centre from 2014 to 2016. She also mentored students as a reading facilitator at Help2Read from February 2013 until December 2013. She is currently the internal legal counsel and company secretary at the Independent Media and Sekunjalo Group.