Executive committee

Antoine van Buuren

Group Chief Executive Officer
Age: 55
Appointed: 16 March 2016

Antoine entered the healthcare sector in 2004, when he jointly founded WAD Holdings. He was the CEO of WAD subsidiary companies Pharmacy Direct, a courier pharmacy business, and Curasana Wholesalers, a pharmaceutical wholesaler. Prior to founding WAD Holdings, 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 in August 2015 and was subsequently appointed as the Group CEO.

Mr Hannes Boonzaaier

Dr. Nomalungelo Nyathi

Executive Director: Health Management
Age: 37

Qualified as a medical doctor, Lungi is an Executive Director in Medscheme, specialising in Health Management. Lungi is responsible for developing and enhancing: the health risk management strategy; new products and solutions; clinical and health risk thought leadership; and public health strategy.

Lungi originally joined Medscheme in 2010 and successfully led the Government Employee Medical Scheme managed care and Aid for Aids business units until 2015.

Mr Aglaak Mahmood

Mr Tim Rametse

(Labour Relations)
Executive Director: Managing Director – AfroCentric Health Solutions
Age: 48

Having studied Labour Law at the University of Pretoria, Tim was employed in the Employee Benefits Department of the Public Service Commission. After moving to National Sorghum Breweries, he joined Pretoria Medical Brokers, where he was rapidly promoted to Executive Director of the Healthcare division. He then joined Polmed as the medical scheme’s Chief Operating Officer. Tim joined Medscheme in 2006 and is currently the Managing Director for AfroCentric Health Solutions, which includes managing the international operations in Mauritius.

Modjadji Tati

BCur, BCom (Hons) (Finance), Masters in Leadership
Executive Director: Human Capital and Transformation
Age: 56

Modjadji started her career as a qualified nurse, her interest in personal development and growth motivated her to obtain a number of qualifications including: a BCur, BCom degree and BCom Honours in Finance as well as a Master Degree in Leadership.

Modjadji has extensive healthcare experience in both the private and public sectors. She is the former Managing Director for Vital Aire (a subsidiary of Air Liquide Group which focuses on home healthcare).

In the private healthcare sector, she previously served as:

  • Senior Manager in the Managed care Division
  • Senior Fund Manager – Bonitas Medical Scheme
  • General Manager - Bonitas Business Unit

During her tenure as Fund Manager and General Manager, she was instrumental in the implementation of numerous amalgamations for the Scheme and other Scheme and Medscheme projects. In 2016, she was part of the Medscheme delegation and presented Operations at the Health Market Enquiry.

She epitomises courage, wisdom and experience. With over 20 years of healthcare experience, she has throughout her career demonstrated a love for people and a commitment to developing and unearthing talent in others.

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