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:
    51

    Dominic rejoined Barloworld in 2007 as chief executive officer to the Equipment division South Africa in 2014 and 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 Ltd.

  • Donald Gert Wilson

    Donald Gert Wilson

    Financial Director
    Qualifications:
    BCom, CTA, CA(SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    60

    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)

    Qualifications:
    BA, BProc, LLB, LLM (International Law)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    67

    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


    Qualifications:
    BCom, BCom (Hons), MCom, CA(SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    45

    Neo was appointed to the Barloworld board in May 2012. She also serves as an independent non-executive director for a number of companies. Before that she was an Audit Partner at Deloitte & Touché for almost ten years. After qualifying as a CA(SA), Neo worked as an equities analyst at Sanlam Investment Management (SIM), also known as Gensec. She is a non-executive director of Anglovaal Industries Limited, MPact Limited and Nedbank Limited.

  • Ngozichukwuka Edozien

    Frances Ngozichukwuka Oluwatoyn Edozien

    Qualifications:
    BA in Social Studies, MBA, MA (Cambridge, MA USA)
    Nationality:
    Nigeria
    Age:
    52

    Ngozichukwuka was appointed to the Barloworld board in March 2014. She is the chief executive officer and managing partner of InVivo Partners Limited and a nonexecutive director of PZ Cussons Plc, Diamond Bank, Pagatech and the Vlisco Group. Ngozichukwuka was formerly chief executive officer of Actis West Africa, founding chief executive officer of EVHA and regional director of Pfizer Inc. in Anglophone East, West and Central Africa. She is a member of the Young President’s Organisation and African Leadership Network Advisory Council.

  • Oupa Isaac Shongwe

    Oupa Isaac Shongwe

    Qualifications:
    BA (Hons), MPhil (Oxon)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    55

    Isaac joined Barloworld Logistics Africa as executive director for business development and transformation in 2005. He was appointed to the Barloworld board and chief executive officer of Barloworld Logistics Africa in January 2007, chief executive officer of the Barloworld Logistics division in January 2009, followed by director for human resources, strategy and sustainability on 1 May 2011. On 31 May 2014 Isaac relinquished his executive management responsibilities and became a non-executive director of Barloworld effective 1 June 2014.

  • Sango S. Ntsaluba

    Sango Siviwe Ntsaluba

    Qualifications:
    : BCom, BCompt (Hons), HDip Tax Law CA(SA),MComm
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    57

    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. Sango serves on various boards such as the National Housing Finance Corporation, Pioneer Food Group Limited, Kumba Iron Ore Limited and represents NMT Capital on the boards of Basil Read and Goldplat Recovery (Pty) Limited.

  • Sibongile S. Mkabela

    Sibongile Susan Mkhabela

    Qualifications:
    BA Social Work (Hons), Dip Business Management, MAP
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    61

    Sibongile was appointed to the Barloworld board in January 2006. She is the chief executive officer of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund and Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust. She is currently the chairperson of Black Sash and previously served as director for programmes and projects at the office of then deputy president Thabo Mbeki. She previously held senior positions at UNDP, UNEP and SA Council of Churches and is a Joel L Fleishman Civil Society Fellow (Duke University, North Carolina).

  • Hester Hickey

    Hester Hickey

    Qualifications:
    B.Compt(Hons), CA(SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    64

    Hester was appointed to the Barloworld board in April 2017. She has held a number of positions including lecturing at the University of the 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 Omnia Limited, Pan African Resources plc, Cashbuild Limited, African Dawn Limited and Northam Platinum Limited.

  • Peter Schmid

    Peter Schmid

    Qualifications:
    BCom(Hons), CA(SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    55

    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.

  • Michael Lynch-Bell

    Michael Lynch-Bell

    Qualifications:
    BA Hons Economics and Accountancy; FCA of the ICAE
    Nationality:
    British
    Age:
    64

    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 later to his portfolio. 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 vice-chair of the Bureau of UNECE's Expert Group on Resource Classification and a non-executive director of Gem Diamonds, Lenta, Kaz Minerals and ActionAid.

  • Nomavuso Patience Mnxasana

    Nomavuso Patience Mnxasana

    Qualifications:
    BCompt (Hons), CA (SA)
    Nationality:
    South African
    Age:
    61

    Nomavuso was appointed to the Barloworld board in October 2017. She was a senior partner and member of the executive committee of SizweNtsalubaGobodo before serving as Group Audit and Risk Executive at Imperial Holdings Limited. She is currently a director at Nedbank Limited, JSE Limited, Arcelor Mittal SA Limited and Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited.