Our Directors

 

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

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DR CH WIESE (77)

BA LLB DCom (hc)
Chairman

  • Appointed as Chairman of Shoprite Holdings in 1991. 
  • Chairs the Nominations Committee. 
  • Serves on the Remuneration Committee.   
  • Chairman of Pepkor Holdings Ltd, Tradehold Ltd, and Invicta Holdings Ltd.
  • Serves as a non-executive director on the boards of Brait SE Ltd and Pallinghurst Resources Ltd.
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MR CG GOOSEN (65)

BCom Hons CA(SA) 
Non-executive director

  • Joined the Pepkor Group as financial manager in 1983. 
  • Served as financial director of Shoprite Holdings from 1993 to 2014.

 

 

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

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MR JF BASSON (66) 

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 (Pty) Ltd.  
  • Member of the board of various unlisted companies.
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MR JJ FOUCHÉ (70)

BCom LLB 

  • Re-appointed as director of Shoprite Holdings in 2012. 
  • Member of the Audit and Risk Committee.
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MR EC KIESWETTER (59)

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 Chairman of the Remuneration Committee on 29 May 2018. 
  • Appointed as Lead Independent Director on 19 October 2015.
  • Serves on the Nomination Committee.  
  • Previously Deputy Commissioner - South African Revenue Services (SARS)  and Group Chief Executive of Alexander Forbes Group Holdings Limited.
  • Currently Chancellor of the Da Vinci Institute, a private Universtiy in South Africa, non-executive Director of Transnet and non-executive Director of GEMS Education Africa.
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MR JA LOUW (74) 

BSc Hons B(B&A) Hons 

  • Appointed as a director of Shoprite Holdings in 1991. 
  • Chairs the Social and Ethics Committee.
  • Serves on the Audit and Risk, Remuneration, and Nominations Committees. 
  • Holds directorships in various private companies.
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DR ATM MOKGOKONG (61)

MB ChB D Com (hc)
Bsc
MBCHB
Doc Honoris Causa Commerce

  • Appointed as a director of Shoprite Holdings in 2012. 
  • Serves on the Nominations Committee.  
  • Serves on the Social and Ethics 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 non-executive chair of Seriti Coal. 
  • Holds directorships in various other public/private companies. 
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MR JA ROCK (49)

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 and General Manager at Exxaro Services. 
  • Currently Head: People Shared Services at Absa Group Limited.  
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PROF. S A ZINN (57)

BA, B.Ed (Honours)
M.Ed, EdM (Harvard)
PhD Education (Harvard)

  • Appointed as director of Shoprite Holdings from 31 August 2018.
  • Holds directorships in AdvTech, Sygnia Asset Management, MTN South Africa and various other public/private companies.

 

 

ALTERNATE NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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ADV JD WIESE (37) 

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.

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

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MR PC ENGELBRECHT (49) 

BCompt Hons CA(SA) 
Chief Executive Officer

  • Appointed as Shoprite Holdings Chief Executive Officer in 2017.
  • Appointed to the board of Shoprite Holdings in 2017.
  • Served as Shoprite Holdings alternate director and as Chief Operating Officer of Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd from 2005 to 31 December 2016.
  • Director of Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd. 

More about Pieter Engelbrecht

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MR A DE BRUYN (47) 

B Compt Hons CA(SA)
Chief Financial Officer

  • Joined Shoprite Checkers in 2000.
  • Appointed as Shoprite Holdings Chief Financial Officer from 2 July 2018.
  • Appointed as a director of Shoprite Checkers (Pty) Ltd from 2 July 2018.
  • Serves on the boards of various other Group subsidiaries.
  • Serves on the Social and Ethics Committee.
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MR B HARISUNKER (66) 

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 Swaziland and international sourcing.