Our Directors

 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Mr-Pieter-Engelbrecht

MR PC ENGELBRECHT (47) 

BCompt Hons CA(SA) 
Chief Executive Officer

  • Appointed as Shoprite Holdings alternate director and as Chief Operating Officer of Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd in 2005.
  • Appointed as Shoprite Holdings Chief Executive Officer in 2017.
  • Director of Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd and various other group subsidiaries. 

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Mr-CG-Goosen

MR CG GOOSEN (63)

BCom Hons CA(SA) 
Deputy Managing Director

  • Joined the Pepkor Group as financial manager in 1983. 
  • Served as financial director of Shoprite Holdings from 1993 to 2014.
  • Director of Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd.
Mr-M-Bosman

MR M BOSMAN (59) 

B Acc Hons CA(SA) 
Chief Financial Officer

  • Appointed as Shoprite Holdings financial director in 2014.
  • Served as executive alternate director from 2005 to 2014. 
  • Director of Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd and various other Group subsidiaries.
  • Serves on the Social and Ethics Committee.
Mr-B-Harisunker

MR B HARISUNKER (65) 

Divisional Manager

  • Joined Checkers in 1969. 
  • Appointed to the board of Shoprite Holdings in 2002. 
  • Director of Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd and various other group subsidiaries. 
  • Responsible for the group’s retail operations in Mauritius, Madagascar and Mozambique and international sourcing.
Mr-EL-Nel

MR EL NEL (67) 

BCom CTA CA(SA) 
General Manager: Retail Investments 

  • Joined the Shoprite Group in 1997. 
  • Appointed to the board of Shoprite Holdings in 2005. 
  • Director of Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd and various other Group subsidiaries.
Mr-BR-Weyers

MR BR WEYERS (65) 

General Manager: Product Development 

  • Joined the Shoprite Group in 1980. 
  • Appointed as director of Shoprite Holdings in 1997. 
  • Director of Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd. 
  • Serves on the Social and Ethics Committee.

 

 

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Dr-CH-Wiese

DR CH WIESE (75)

BA LLB DCom (hc)
Chairman

  • Appointed as Chairman of Shoprite Holdings in 1991. 
  • Chairs the Nomination Committee. 
  • Serves on the Remuneration Committee.   
  • Chairperson of Pepkor Holdings Ltd, Tradehold Ltd and Invicta Holdings Ltd. 
  • Serves as a non-executive director on the boards of Brait SE Ltd, Steinhoff International Holdings Ltd and Pallinghurst Resources Ltd.
Dr-JW-Basson

DR JW BASSON (71)

BCom CTA CA(SA) DCom (hc) 
Vice-Chairman 

  • Joined Pep Stores Ltd as financial manager in 1971. 
  • Appointed as CEO of Shoprite Holdings in 1979.
  • Appointed as Shoprite Holdings Non-Executive Vice-Chairman in 2017.

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INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Mr-JF-Basson

MR JF BASSON (64) 

BCom (cum Laude) CTA CA(SA) 

  • Appointed as director of Shoprite Holdings in 2014. 
  • Appointed as Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee on 19 October 2015.  
  • Previously partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers.  
  • Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of Cape Consumers (Ptyd) Ltd.  
  • Member of the board of Cape Consumers (Pty) Ltd.
Mr-JJ-Fouché

MR JJ FOUCHÉ (68)

BCom LLB 

  • Re-appointed as director of Shoprite Holdings in 2012. 
  • Member of the Audit and Risk Committee.
Mr-EC-Kieswetter

MR EC KIESWETTER (58)

BEd (Science Education) 
MCom (cum laude) (SA and International Tax) 
Executive MBA (Strategy and Business Transformation) (UK) 
MEd (Science Education – Cognitive Development)
NHD (Electrical Eng), PG Dip Ed (Mathematics and Engineering)

  • Appointed as a director of Shoprite Holdings in 2010. 
  • Appointed as Lead Independent Director on 19 October 2015.
  • Serves on the Nomination and Remuneration Committees.  
  • Group Chief Executive of Alexander Forbes Group Holdings Limited and holds various directorships within Alexander Forbes group subsidiaries.
  • Previously Deputy Commissioner at SARS and member of the National Treasury Tax Revenue Committee. 
  • Chancellor of the Da Vinci Institute, a private Universtiy in South Africa.
Mr-JA-Louw

MR JA LOUW (73) 

BSc Hons B(B&A) Hons 

  • Appointed as a director of Shoprite Holdings in 1991. 
  • Chairs the Social and Ethics, and Remuneration Committees.
  • Serves on the Audit and Risk, and Nomination Committees. 
  • Holds directorships in various private companies.
Dr-ATM-Mokgokong

DR ATM MOKGOKONG (59)

MB ChB D Com (hc)

  • Appointed as a director of Shoprite Holdings in 2012. 
  • Serves on the Nominations Committee.  
  • Executive Chairperson of Community Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd and non-executive Chairperson of Rebosis Property Fund Ltd, Jasco Electronics Ltd and Afrocentric Investment Corporation Ltd. 
  • Non-executive Director of Adcock Ingram and Medscheme Ltd. 
  • Holds directorships in various other public/private companies. 
Mr-JA-Rock

MR JA ROCK (47)

BA Hons MA ACA AMP (Insead)

  • Appointed as a director of Shoprite Holdings in 2012. 
  • Member of the Audit and Risk Committee. 
  • Qualified chartered accountant. 
  • Previously Group Executive at SARS. 
  • Currently General Manager at Exxaro Services. 
  • Director of Ferroland Grondtrust (Pty) Ltd. 

 

 

ALTERNATE NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr-JAL-Basson

MR JAL BASSON (40)

BAcc
General Manager:  Hungry Lion

  • Appointed as Shoprite Holdings alternate director in 2005. 
  • Director of Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd and various other group subsidiaries.
Adv-JD-Wiese

ADV JD WIESE (36) 

BA MIEM (Italy) LLB 

  • Appointed as alternate director of Shoprite Holdings in 2005. 
  • Serves on the boards of various listed companies. 
  • Advocate of the High Court of South Africa.