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Who governs us

Our custodians of governance

  • BULELANI NGCUKA
    Chairman and lead independent non-executive director

    BULELANI NGCUKA 67

    BProc, LLB, MA (Webster University, Geneva, Switzerland)

    Appointed to the board in 2008

    Skills and expertise
    Legal and general business expertise
    Serves on the boards of the following companies:
    CSG Holdings Limited (chairperson)
    Other:
    Vuwa Investments Proprietary Limited, Menzies Aviation (South Africa) Proprietary Limited, Amadlelo Agri Proprietary Limited, BetterGroup Limited, Leapfrog Property Group Proprietary Limited

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  • FRANK KILBOURN
    Deputy chairman and independent non-executive director

    FRANK KILBOURN 60

    BCom, LLB, BA Honours (Philosophy, cum laude), HDip (Tax), LLM

    Appointed to the board in 1996

    Skills and expertise
    Areas of expertise include legal, finance, corporate finance, private equity, venture capital, empowerment, investment, mining and tourism
    Serves on the boards of the following companies:
    Bright Resources Investments Proprietary Limited, Manganese Metal Company Proprietary Limited, Fast Communication Systems Proprietary Ltd (chairperson), Genii Analytics Proprietary Ltd (chairperson), Strauss & Co (executive chairperson)

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  • DEON HUYSAMER
    Independent non-executive director

    GEORGE (DEON) HUYSAMER 58

    BA LLB

    Appointed to the board in 2015

    Skills and expertise
    Areas of expertise include legal, management, management consulting, corporate finance, investment analysis, stockbroking, wealth management, tourism and nature conservation
    Serves on the boards of the following companies:
    The MAD Leadership Foundation, Eco Children NPC (chairperson), Klaserie Private Nature Reserve (chairperson)

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  • ANDREW WIDEGGER
    Chief executive officer and executive director

    ANDREW WIDEGGER 55

    Chartered Accountant (SA)

    Appointed to the board in 1994

    Skills and expertise
    Areas of expertise include accounting, finance and management, property development and operations within the hotel industry

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  • SIZAKELE MARUTLULLE
    Independent non-executive director

    DR SIZAKELE MARUTLULLE 52

    PhD (Critical Diversity Studies), MA (Sociology)

    Appointed to the board in 2016

    Skills and expertise
    Areas of expertise include brand strategy, business strategy, leadership, operations, diversity, management, tourism, financial services and enterprise growth

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  • NDUMI MEDUPE
    Independent non-executive director

    NONDUMISO (NDUMI) MEDUPE 50

    Chartered Accountant (SA)

    Appointed to the board in 2006

    Skills and expertise
    Areas of expertise include audit, risk, strategy and sustainability

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  • STUART MORRIS
    Independent non-executive director

    STUART MORRIS75

    BCom, Chartered Accountant (SA)

    Appointed to the board in 2006

    Skills and expertise
    Areas of expertise include strategy, finance, audit, risk, accounting, tax, compliance, human resources and general management
    Serves on the boards of the following entities:
    Rolex Watch (South Africa) Proprietary Limited

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  • LINDIWE SIDDO
    Chief operating officer and executive director

    LINDIWE SIDDO 54

    Dip (Hotel Management), BSc (Penn State University)

    Appointed to the board in 2018

    Skills and expertise
    Areas of expertise include management, transformation and operations within the hotel industry
    Serves on the following companies:
    South African Tourism, Tourism Charter Council (chairperson)

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  • VINCENT RAGUE
    Independent non-executive director

    VINCENT RAGUE68

    BA Honours (Economics and Statistics)

    Appointed to the board in 2016

    Skills and expertise
    Areas of expertise include banking, investment, project and corporate finance
    Serves on the following companies:
    Catalyst Principal Partners: Financial Sector, Deepening Africa, Pan-Africa Infrastructure Development Funds, Jambojet, MTN

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  • DHANISHA NATHOO
    Chief financial officer and executive director

    DHANISHA NATHOO 43

    Chartered Accountant (SA)

    Appointed to the board in 2020

    Skills and expertise
    Areas of expertise include accounting, finance, management, real estate finance, business operations and banking

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  • STEPHEN ENDERLE
    Non-executive director

    STEPHEN ENDERLE45

    BCom, CFA charterholder, MBA (INSEAD)

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    Appointed to the board in 2021

    Skills and expertise
    Areas of expertise include executive and non-executive experience gained with various South African and international companies across a range of sectors, including hospitality, banking, finance, commodities and property
    Skills and expertise
    Enderle SA Pty Ltd, RBH Hotel Group Limited (United Kingdom), Redefine Hotel Holdings (British Virgin Islands)

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The board members accept responsibility as the custodians of corporate governance in the group and are accountable to stakeholders for providing value-enabling governance. The board is constituted in terms of the company’s Memorandum of Incorporation (MoI) and in line with King IV. The majority of the board members are independent non-executive directors who bring diversity to board deliberations and create sustained value by constructively challenging management.


Key:

 Member of audit committee

 Member of remuneration and nominations committee

 Member of social and ethics committee

 Member of risk committee

 By invitation – audit committee

 By invitation – remuneration and nominations committee

 Kenyan

# Swiss and South African

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