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Group Leadership

Group and TRUWORTHS Africa LEADERSHIP

Truworths international executive leadership

Michael Mark

Michael Mark (67)

BCom, MBA, ACMA

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Chairman: Truworths Ltd

Employee since May 1988

Appointed to the board in July 1991

David Pfaff

David Pfaff (55)

BCom, CA (SA),
Dip Soc (Oxon)

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Employee since April 2013

Appointed to the board in September 2013

Doug Dare

Doug Dare (59)

BBusSc

Truworths Director: Buying and Merchandising

Employee since June 1984

Appointed to the board in July 1999

Sarah Proudfoot

Sarah Proudfoot (52)

National Diploma in Clothing Design

Truworths Director: Merchandise Ladieswear

Employee since March 2001

Appointed to the board in March 2016

Sean Furlong

Sean Furlong (59)

Diploma in Marketing Management

Truworths Director: Planning and Logistics

Employee since February 1989

Appointed to the board in March 2016

TRUWORTHS DIVISIONAL DIRECTORS

Steve Widegger

Steve Widegger (56)

Diploma in Business Management

Divisional Director: Merchandise

Employee since February 1987

In current position since August 2006

Neville Kopping

Neville Kopping (57)

BCom

Divisional Director: Merchandise

Employee since March 2006

In current position since March 2008

Sharon Malander

Sharon Malander (58)

BCom, Global Reward Professional

Divisional Director: Human Resources

Employee since April 1990

In current position since September 2020

Member: Transformation Committee

Gary Barnard

Gary Barnard (44)

BSc (Electro-Mechanical Engineering)

Divisional Director: Credit Risk and Analytics

Employee since June 2002

In current position since August 2015

Gavin Teixeira

Gavin Teixeira (54)

Divisional Director: Retail Operations

Employee since 2004

In current position since September 2016

Member: Transformation Committee

Cathy Kirkman

Cathy Kirkman (52)

Divisional Director: Merchandise Planning

Employee since March 1988

In current position since March 2019

Myles Apsey

Myles Apsey (45)

BEcon

Divisional Director: Merchandise Planning

Employee since May 2004

In current position since March 2019

Peter Shackleton

Peter Shackleton (44)

BCom, PG Dip Management (Marketing)

Divisional Director: Marketing and Merchandise

Employee since May 2004

In current position since March 2019

Francois Baissac

Francois Baissac (58)

Diploma in Computer Programming and Project Management

Divisional Director: Information Systems

Employee since June 1988

In current position since February 2011

Zamira Mowzer

Zamira Mowzer (43)

BCom, CA (SA)

Divisional Director: Internal Audit, Governance and Risk

Employee since January 2008

In current position since March 2019

Trustee: Truworths Community Foundation, Truworths Social Involvement Trust, Truworths Enterprise Development Trust

Chairperson: Compliance Committee and Transformation Committee

Tony Miek

Tony Miek (57)

PG Diploma in Accounting

Divisional Director: Real Estate, Store Design and Visual Presentation

Employee since December 2005

In current position since August 2006

Director: Young Designers Emporium (Pty) Ltd, Truworths Ltd (incorporated in Zimbabwe)

Chairman: Sustainability Committee

Chris Durham

Chris Durham (64)

FCIS, PG Dip. Adv. Co Law (UCT)

Divisional Director: Company Secretary

Employee since June 1999

In current position since March 2016

Director: Truworths (Namibia) Ltd, Truworths (Swaziland) Ltd, Truworths (Lesotho) (Pty) Ltd, Truworths (Zambia) Ltd, Truworths (Kenya) Ltd

Trustee: Truworths Community Foundation, Truworths Social Involvement Trust, Truworths Enterprise Development Trust

Member: Compliance Committee, Sustainability Committee and Transformation Committee

OFFICE LEADERSHIP

Kerry-Lee van der Merwe

Kerry-Lee van der Merwe (44)

BAccSci (Hons), CA (SA)

Managing Director

Director: Office Holdings Ltd

Employee since June 2016

In current position since August 2020

Ghassan Hodeib

Ghassan Hodeib (48)

Buying Director

Employee since February 1996

In current position since January 2004

Jonathan Kutner

Jonathan Kutner (47)

Merchandising Director

Employee since March 2004

In current position since March 2004