Board of directors

Dr Anna T Mokgokong

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Chairperson
Age: 60
Appointed: 10 June 2010
Committees:

  • Nomination Committee

Dr Anna Mokgokong is a co-founder and Executive Chairperson of Community Investment Holdings Proprietary Limited. She is a well renowned business figure in South Africa and globally, and has extensive experience in healthcare, academia and commerce.

She is recognised as a Senior Director of Companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, as she serves on the boards of five listed companies:

  • AfroCentric Investment Corporation Limited (Non-executive Chairperson)
  • Rebosis Property Fund Limited (Non-executive Chairperson)
  • Jasco Electronics Holdings Limited (Non-executive Chairperson)
  • Shoprite Holdings Limited (Non-executive Director and first female Director)
  • Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited (Non-executive Director)

She also serves on the boards of a number of unlisted entities. She has received numerous local and international accolades as a community and business leader, including SA Businesswoman of the Year (1999) and one of the Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World (1998).

She has served on numerous councils of academic institutions and civil society commissions, such as the Independent Commission for the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers, where she was appointed as Deputy Chairperson (from 2004 to 2009) by former President Mr Thabo Mbeki. She was also a Commissioner of the Interim National Defence Force Commission (“SANDF”) (from 2009 to 2013). She is a social activist, and is passionate about promoting female empowerment and transformation to bring about equality South Africa’s economy. She was recently appointed Honorary Consul-General of Iceland in Pretoria (2017).


Mr M Joe Madungandaba

Antoine van Buuren

BCom, MBA
Group Chief Executive Officer
Age: 54
Appointed: 16 March 2016

Committees:

  • Investment Committee

Antoine van Buuren entered the healthcare sector in 2004, when he jointly founded WAD Holdings Proprietary Limited (WAD). He was the CEO of WAD subsidiary companies Pharmacy Direct – a courier pharmacy business; and Curasana Wholesalers – a pharmaceutical wholesaler. Prior to founding WAD, he spent 15 years with the Total Group in South Africa and internationally, including holding general management positions responsible for logistics and retail. Antoine joined the AfroCentric Group effective 1 August 2015, and was subsequently appointed as Group CEO.


Mr Hannes Boonzaaier

CA(SA)
Group Chief Financial Officer
Age: 44
Appointed: 1 August 2015

Hannes Boonzaaier completed his articles with KPMG Inc. in 1999. During his tenure with KPMG, he gained experience in valuations, due diligence reviews and commercial structuring of business transactions. He joined Medscheme as a Financial Manager and, over the past 13 years, has been involved with Medscheme and the AfroCentric Group in various client operations. Following his success in leading Group Finance and with his knowledge of the business, he was appointed as the AfroCentric Group CFO effective 1 August 2015.


Mr J Meyer Kahn

Mr Michael (Motty) Sacks

Mr Ahmed Banderker

CA (SA)
Age: 41
Appointed: 15 December 2015

Committees:

  • Remuneration Committee
  • Nomination Committee
  • Investment Committee

Ahmed Banderker completed his articles at Fisher Hoffman PKF. Thereafter, he joined Sail Group Limited as Finance Manager. He joined Royal Dutch Shell (“Shell”) in 2003, where he led a diverse team across different countries, fulfilling various roles. He was appointed as a Board member and shareholder representative of Shell’s subsidiary companies in South Africa.

Ahmed was appointed to the Sanlam Group in November 2006 as Head of Finance at Glacier, before taking on the role of Chief Executive: Strategic Business Development in 2011.


Willem Britz

BCom, BProc
Age: 53
Appointed: 1 August 2015

As one of the founding members of WAD, Willem Britz is an admitted attorney with BCom and BProc degrees. He has 10 years’ experience in commercial law, and enjoyed working in an entrepreneurial environment. He acted as an advisor in the medical aid industry, and, realising the opportunities in the healthcare industry, WAD Holdings Directors launched Pharmacy Direct. Willem is a successful entrepreneur. Over the past 12 years, he has been involved in numerous business ventures in many industries, including mining, pharmaceutical, financial services, property, and game breeding.


Ms Lindani Dhlamini

Mr Ian Kirk

Dr Nkateko D Munisi

Sello Mmakau

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