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Estienne deKlerk (49)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/Estienne.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=33Estienne deKlerk (49)Chief Executive Officer (South Africa)BCom (Industrial Psych), BCom (Hons) (Marketing), BCom (Hons) (Acc), CA (SA)16 years’ experience in listed property.execdir@growthpoint.co.za+27 (0) 11 944 6284
Engelbert Binedell (48)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/Engelbert.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=34Engelbert Binedell (48)Chief Operating Officer: RSABA (Ed), MBL19 years’ experience in the property industry.indassetdir@growthpoint.co.za+27 (0) 11 944 6128
Olive Chauke (47)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/Olive_exco.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=36Olive Chauke (47)Human Resources DirectorBachelor of Social Sciences, Advanced Programme in ManagementTwenty years' solid HR experience gained in both private and public companies.OChauke@growthpoint.co.za+27 11 944 6097
Paul Kollenberg (57)<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Paul.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=37Paul Kollenberg (57)Head of Asset Management: Office SectorB.Arch, MBAOver 30 years experience in property development and management.
Nadine Kuzmanich<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/Nadine.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=38Nadine KuzmanichHead of Marketing and CommunicationMarketing career spanning 24 years.marketingdir@growthpoint.co.za+27 (0) 11 944 6251
Shawn Theunissen (39)<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Shawn.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=50Shawn Theunissen (39)Head: Corporate Social Responsibility and TransformationBCom (Industrial Psych), Masters in Concept Marketing and Innovation.
Rudolf Pienaar (58)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/Rudolf.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=41Rudolf Pienaar (58)Chief Development and Investment Officer30 years' experience in the property industry.comassetdir@growthpoint.co.za+27 (0) 11 944 6282
Francois Schindehütte (53)<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Francois.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=43Francois Schindehütte (53)Chief Financial Officer SA
Neil Schloss (47)<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Neil.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=44Neil Schloss (47)Head of Asset Management: Retail
Errol Taylor (56)<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Erroll.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=32Errol Taylor (56)Head of Asset Management: Industrial

 

 

Norbert Sasse (53)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/Norbert.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=49Norbert Sasse (53)Chief Executive Officer (Group)BCom (Hons) (Acc), CA (SA)Nineteen years’ experience in listed property.ceo@growthpoint.co.za+27 (0) 11 944 6285
Engelbert Binedell (48)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/Engelbert.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=5Engelbert Binedell (48)Chief Operating OfficerBA (Ed), MBLTwenty-one years’ experience in listed property.indassetdir@growthpoint.co.za+27 (0) 11 944 6128
Dirkje Bouma (46)<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/DirkjeB.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=15Dirkje Bouma (46)Group TreasurerMSc Finance, CFATwenty-two years’ financial and treasury experience.+27 (0) 11 944 6271
Olive Chauke (47)<img alt="Olive" src="/DevelopmentImages/Olive%20Chauke%20(47).jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=52Olive Chauke (47)Human Resources Director Bachelor of Social Sciences, Advanced Programme in Management from Henley Business School. Twenty-one years’ HR experience gained in both private and public companies
ESTIENNE DE KLERK (49)<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Estienne.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=17ESTIENNE DE KLERK (49)SA Chief Executive Officer BCom (Industrial Psych), BCom (Hons) (Marketing), BCom (Hons) (Acc), CA (SA)Eighteen years’ experience in listed property
George Muchanya (46)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/George.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=11George Muchanya (46)Head: Corporate FinanceBSc Eng, MBA, Corporate Finance ProgrammeTwenty-three years’ experience spanning engineering, management consulting and the property industry.+27 (0) 11 944 6255
Rudolf Pienaar (58)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/Rudolf.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=7Rudolf Pienaar (58)Chief Development and Investment OfficerThirty-two years’ property experience.comassetdir@growthpoint.co.za+27 (0) 11 944 6282
Lauren Turner (42)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/LaurenExcoPic.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=12Lauren Turner (42)Head: Investor RelationsBCompt (Hons)Seventeen years’ financial markets experience.Lturner@growthpoint.co.za+27 (0) 11 944 6346
Gerald Völkel (57)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/Gerald.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=4Gerald Völkel (57)Financial DirectorBAcc, CA (SA)Thirty-three years’ experience in finance management.+27 (0) 11 944 6283

 

 

Francois Marais (63)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/FrancoisMarais.gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=2Francois Marais (63)(Chairman) Independent non-executiveBCom, LLB, H Dip (Company Law). A founding partner and the Chairman of Glyn Marais Inc. Director of Growthpoint Properties AustraliaA founding member and partner of Glyn Marais Inc., although no longer responsible for directing the firm, a Chambers and Global 500 rated corporate lawyer, director of Growthpoint Properties Australia Limited and V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Ltd
NORBERT SASSE (53)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/NorbertSasse.gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=16NORBERT SASSE (53)Chief Executive Officer (Group)BCom (Hons) (Acc),CA (SA)Experience in corporate finance dealing with listings, delistings, mergers, acquisitions and capital raising. One of the founding members of the SA REIT Association. Director of major Group subsidiaries, Growthpoint Properties Australia Limited, V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Ltd and subsidiaries, African Real Estate Management Company Limited and Growthpoint Investec Africa Property Management Limited, Globalworth Real Estate Investments Limited and Growthpoint Poland Real Estate.
ERIC VISSER (66)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/EricVisser.gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=18ERIC VISSER (66)Independent non-executiveBCom (Hons) Chief Executive Officer of Mine Pension FundsHas been in the asset management industry for the past 20 years, with large investments, among others, in development, direct and listed property both locally and offshore (including Africa), IT, risk management and combined assurance, remuneration and human resources.
JOHN HAYWARD (67)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/JohnHayward.gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=20JOHN HAYWARD (67)Lead Independent DirectorBSc (Hons). Retired actuaryActuary and consultant, mainly in the investment and retirement fund fields.
MZOLISI DILIZA (69)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/MzolizaDiliza.gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=22MZOLISI DILIZA (69)Non-executive, BEE Structure StakeholderBCom, Bachelor of Business Management and Administration (Hons)Executive Chairman of Strategic Partnership Group (Pty) Ltd, director of Bombela Concession Company, director of Bombela Operating Company (Pty) Ltd, Chairman of Mega Express (Pty) Ltd, Chairman of Teba Fund Trust, Board member of NWU Potchefstroom Business School, former Chief Executive of the Chamber of Mines of South Africa.
MPUME NKABINDE (58)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/MpumeNkabinde.gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=23MPUME NKABINDE (58)Independent non executiveMBA, Honours in HRD, Diploma in Adult Education, Diploma in Property Development and ManagementCo-founder and Managing Director of Sigma Lifts and Escalators (Pty) Ltd and founder of the Engineering Partners’ Group. Held senior management positions in the field of business development, human resources, communication, as well as training and development with reputable organisations including PG Bison and Otis (Pty) Ltd.
PETER FECHTER (72)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/PeterFechter.gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=24PETER FECHTER (72)Independent non-executiveBSc (Eng)Broad expertise in building construction, property development and property investment arena.
RAGAVAN MOONSAMY (54)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/RagavanMoonsamy.gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=25RAGAVAN MOONSAMY (54)Independent non-executiveFounder of Kascara Financial Services (Pty) Ltd, Managing Director of UniPalm Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd and director of Qmuzik Technologies (Pty) Ltd.
GERALD VöLKEL (57)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/GeraldVolkel.gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=26GERALD VöLKEL (57)Group Financial Director(B.ACC)Ended 15 years in the auditing profession as an audit partner with the former Ernst & Young before joining the JD Group Limited in November 1995, where he was appointed to its Board in April 2001 as the Chief Financial Officer having fulfilled that role for 12 years. Director of major Group subsidiaries.
Nonzukiso Siyotula (34)<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/NewDirector_Feb2018.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=29Nonzukiso Siyotula (34)Independent non-executiveCA (SA), ACMA, MBAFormer CEO of Thebe Capital. Prior to joining the Thebe Group, held various senior positions at Barclays Africa Group, Old Mutual Retail Mass, Royal Bafokeng Holdings and South African Breweries. Serves on a number of non-profit, public and listed boards.
PATRICK MNGCONKOLA (56)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/PatrickMngconkola.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=27PATRICK MNGCONKOLA (56)Non-executiveFormer non-executive director of the PIC and former trustee of the Government Employees’ Pension Fund, director of V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Ltd and its subsidiaries. Former non-executive director of the PIC and former trustee of the Government Employees’ Pension Fund, director of V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Ltd and its subsidiaries.
Olive Chauke (47)<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Olive.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=51Olive Chauke (47)Human Resources DirectorBachelor of Social Sciences, Advanced Programme in ManagementStrategic and operational, regional Africa and international human resource experience, including practical experience in transformational human resources.
LYNETTE FINLAY (58)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/LynetteFinley.gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=21LYNETTE FINLAY (58)Independent non-executiveB Compt (Hons), CA (SA)Director of Emerging African Property Holdings (Pty) Ltd, first female President of South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) and winner of the first “5 Star Woman Award” awarded to women in the property industry.
Estienne deKlerk (49)<img alt="" src="/LeadershipImages/Estienne.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://growthpoint.co.za/Lists/LeadershipMembers/DispForm.aspx?ID=3Estienne deKlerk (49)Chief Executive Officer (South Africa)BCom (Industrial Psych), BCom (Hons) (Marketing), BCom (Hons) (Acc), CA (SA)Extensive experience in listed property, involved in BEE transactions, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions. Represented the SA REIT Association as lead negotiator and signatory to the Property Sector Transformation Charter and chaired its REIT Committee, which negotiated and finalised the South African REIT tax and regulatory legislation with the SA National Treasury, SA Revenue. Service, Financial Services Board and the JSE. Director of major Group subsidiaries, Growthpoint Properties Australia Limited and V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Ltd and subsidiaries. Past President of SAPOA and Chairman of SA REIT Association Regulatory and Tax Committee.execdir@growthpoint.co.za+27 (0) 11 944 6284

Audit Committee

This committee is guided by board-mandated terms of reference, new Companies Act, King III Report and Code of Governance.

Risk Management Committee

This committee assists the board with the adoption and oversight of Growthpoint’s risk management framework and reporting in terms thereof.

Property Committee

This committee assists the board with decisions regarding our property portfolio, strategic acquisition valuations, approved property budgets and capital expenditure.

Remuneration Committee

This committee helps to determine the key components of remuneration and performance review criteria for Executive Directors and Senior Management. It also reviews and sets the organisation-wide remuneration policy and philosophy.

Nomination Committee

The nomination committee consists of the board’s chairman and the chairmen of  the board’s other committees

Social and Ethics Committee

This committee monitors the company’s social and transformation activities in accordance with relevant legislation, regulatory requirements and prevailing codes of best practice.