Barloworld Group Board

The full names, ages and profiles of the directors at last practicable date are set out below:

Executive Directors

  • Dominic Sewela

    Dominic Malentsha Sewela

    Chief Executive
    Qualifications:
    BSc Chemical Engineering
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    53

    Dominic rejoined Barloworld in 2007 as chief executive officer to the Equipment division South Africa. In 2014 he was promoted to chief operating officer of Barloworld Equipment Southern Africa and thereafter chief executive officer of Barloworld Equipment Southern Africa. He joined the board on 19 March 2014 and was subsequently appointed deputy chief executive effective 1 March 2016. From 1 October 2016, Dominic became the chief executive designate of Barloworld. Prior to joining Barloworld, Dominic was deputy managing director of Afgri Limited. On 8 February 2017 Dominic was appointed chief executive of Barloworld Limited.

  • Donald Gert Wilson

    Donald Gert Wilson

    Acting Finance Director
    Qualifications:
    BCom, CTA, CA(SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    61

    Donald rejoined Barloworld as finance director in 2006 and was appointed to the Barloworld board in September 2006. Previously he was executive director – finance at Sappi Limited.

Non-Executive Directors

  • Advocate D.B Ntsebeza

    Adv Dumisa Buhle Ntsebeza (Chairman)

    Chairman
    Qualifications:
    BA, BProc, LLB, LLM (International Law)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    68

    Dumisa was appointed to the Barloworld board in May 1999. He is an advocate of the High Court of South Africa and a member of the Johannesburg Bar. In 2005 he was conferred the status of Silk and was the first black African advocate in the history of the Cape Bar to receive this recognition. He served as a commissioner on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and has been appointed from time to time as acting judge of the High Court of South Africa. In January 2017, Dumisa was appointed as a Chancellor of the University of Fort Hare.

  • Neo Phakama Dongwana

    Neo Phakama Dongwana

    Independent non-executive director
    Qualifications:
    BCom (Cape Town), Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (Cape Town), BCom (Hons) (Cape Town), CA(SA), MCom (Wits)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    46

    Neo was appointed to the Barloworld board in May 2012. She currently serves as a non-executive director of AVI Limited, Mpact Limited and Nedbank Limited. Prior to being a non-executive director, she was an Audit Partner at Deloitte for almost 10 years. After qualifying as a CA(SA), Neo worked as an equities analyst at Gensec Asset Management. Neo is also a trustee of the Women’s Development Bank (WDB Trust) and a member of the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) Tribunal. Neo is passionate about the growth and transformation of the chartered accountancy (CA) profession and in particular the development of women CAs. She is a committed member of the African Women Chartered Accountants (AWCA) and serves as a director of its investment arm, AWCA.

  • Ngozichukwuka Edozien

    Ngozi Frances Edozien

    Independent non-executive director
    Qualifications:
    BA in Social Studies (Harvard & Radcliffe Colleges), MBA, Harvard Business School (Cambridge. MA USA)
    Nationality:
    Nigeria
    Age:
    53

    Ngozi was appointed to the Barloworld board in March 2014. She is the chief executive officer and managing director of InVivo Partners Limited and a non-executive director of Stanbic IBTC Plc and Guinness Nigeria Plc (Diageo). Ngozi had previous positions as; chief executive officer of Actis West Africa; Founding chief executive officer of Equity Vehicle for Health in Africa (EVHA); vice president strategic planning and business development and regional director, Anglophone East, West and Central Africa at Pfizer Inc; and associate partner Mckinsey & Company. She also had investment banking experience at JP Morgan Inc New York. She is a member of the Young President’s Organisation, African Leadership Network Advisory Council and Institute of Directors Nigeria (IOD) among other professional organisations.

  • Neo Mokhesi

    Neo Mokhesi

    Independent non-executive director
    Qualifications:
    BCom, AMP, Advanced Management Programme
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    57

    Neo has been appointed to the Barloworld board from 1 February 2019. She has over 25 years’ experience in marketing, corporate affairs, business development finance, strategy and corporate governance. Neo held a number of positions at the Industrial Development Corporation including being the executive responsible for market development into the rest of Africa and executive chairman of the innovation department unit. She currently serves on the boards of Clover Industries, WDB Investment Holdings, Tsebo Solution Group and Mozal.

  • Sango S. Ntsaluba

    Sango Siviwe Ntsaluba

    Independent non-executive director

    Qualifications:
    BCom, BCompt (Hons), HDip Tax Law, CA(SA), MCom
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    58

    Sango was appointed to the Barloworld board in July 2008. He is a founding member and chairman of NMT Capital and founding member of SizweNtsalubaGobodo, one of the large auditing and accounting firms in South Africa. Sango serves on various boards such as the National Housing Finance Corporation, Pioneer Food Group Limited and Kumba Iron Ore Limited.

  • Hugh Molotsi

    Hugh Molotsi

    Independent non-executive director

    Qualifications:
    Bsc in Computer Engineering Technology, Msc in Computer Engineering
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    52

    Hugh has been appointed to the Barloworld board from 1 February 2019. His early career started at Hewlett-Packard in the US, as a software engineer. Until 2015, Hugh enjoyed a 22 year career with Intuit, a financial software and services firm based in the US where he later became an Engineering Fellow and vice president leading the Intuit Labs Incubator. Hugh is CEO of and founder Ujama, a platform to help parents meet other parents so they can help each other with kids. Hugh serves on numerous boards in the US, including Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Africa Diaspora Network, Linqto and All Star Code.

  • Hester Hickey

    Hester Hickey

    Independent non-executive director

    Qualifications:
    BCompt (Hons), CA(SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    65

    Hester was appointed to the Barloworld board in April 2017. She has held a number of positions including lecturing at the University of Witwatersrand and was a partner at Ernst & Young. Hester previously served as the chairperson of SAICA and worked for a number of listed companies including AngloGold Ashanti Limited where she held the position of internal audit manager and finally head of risk. She is a non-executive director of Pan African Resources plc, Cashbuild Limited, African Dawn Limited and Northam Platinum Limited.

  • Peter Schmid

    Peter Schmid

    Independent non-executive director

    Qualifications:
    BCom (Hons), CA(SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    56

    Peter was appointed to the Barloworld board in April 2017. Until recently, Peter was global head of private equity at ACTIS and he was responsible for the global PE business. He spent 11 years in Ethos Private Equity as a partner where he led and originated many buy-outs across southern Africa. Peter has served on numerous boards across emerging markets, including Alexander Forbes. Peter has joined Investec Asset Management as “head of alternatives” with effect from 1 October 2018.

  • Michael Lynch-Bell

    Michael Lynch-Bell

    Independent non-executive director

    Qualifications:
    BA (Hons) Economics and Accountancy; FCA of the ICAEW
    Nationality:
    British
    Age:
    65

    Michael was appointed to the Barloworld board in April 2017. His early Ernst & Young career was focused on auditing clients within the oil and gas sectors and added mining to his portfolio later. Michael also led Ernst & Young’s UK IPO and Global Natural Resources transaction teams in the transaction advisory practice. He has been involved with the CIS since 1991 and has advised many CIS companies on fundraising, reorganisations, transactions, corporate governance and IPOs. Michael is a former chair of the Bureau and current member of UNECE’s Expert Group on Resource Classification and a non-executive director of Gem Diamonds, Lenta and Kaz Minerals.

  • Nomavuso Patience Mnxasana

    Nomavuso Patience Mnxasana

    Independent non-executive director
    Qualifications:
    BCompt (Hons), CA(SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    62

    Nomavuso was appointed to the Barloworld board in October 2017. She was a senior partner and member of the executive committee of SizweNtsaluba VSP before serving as group audit and risk executive at Imperial Holdings Limited. She is a former director of Nedbank Group and JSE and currently hold directorships at Arcelor Mittal SA Limited and Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited.