Executive directors
JO-GROVE
Jo Grové (67)
AMP (Oxford)
Non-executive deputy chairman

Jo has more than 40 years’ experience in finance and banking, serving on the boards of MLS Bank and Imperial Holdings. In 1998 he was appointed as chief executive of Unitrans. Jo was appointed as an alternative executive director of Steinhoff International Holdings in 2007 and was appointed as chief executive officer of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd in 2012. In 2014 Jo was appointed as executive deputy chairman.

GARY-CHAPMAN
Gary Chaplin (46)
CA(SA)
Chief executive officer
Member of the social and ethics committee

Gary qualified as a chartered accountant in 1992. In 1996, he joined a private timber company that was acquired by the Steinhoff group. Gary held various positions within Steinhoff in the timber and manufacturing divisions. Gary was appointed to the board of PG Bison in 2006 and then as chief executive officer 2011. In June 2012, PG Bison was acquired by KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd. In November 2014, Gary was appointed as chief executive officer of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd and is a member of the social and ethics committee.

FRANS-OLIVIER
Frans Olivier (37)
CA(SA)
Chief financial officer
Member of the social and ethics committee

Frans qualified as a chartered accountant in 2004 and performed his articles at KPMG Inc. in Johannesburg. After completing his articles he joined a small company for a short period before joining Steinhoff International (Steinhoff). Frans has gained extensive experience in various roles in the Steinhoff and KAP Industrial Holdings Limited (KAP) groups over a period of 10 years. His most recent appointments have been as the chief financial officer of KAP’s Diversified Industrial segment, and prior to that as the chief financial officer of PG Bison, a major subsidiary of KAP.

Non-executive directors
ben
Ben la Grange (42)
BCom (Law), CA(SA)
Non-executive director

Ben is the group chief financial officer for Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. He also serves as an alternate director of PSG Group Limited. Ben was appointed as a non-executive director of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd
in 2012.

Markus
Markus Jooste (55)
BAcc, CA(SA)
Non-executive director

Markus is group chief executive officer for Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. He serves on the board of several Steinhoff group companies in Africa, Europe, UK and Australia and as a non-executive director on the boards of PSG Group Limited (member of the remuneration committee) and Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Limited (member of the remuneration committee). Markus was appointed as a non-executive director of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd in 2004.

Danie
Danie van der Merwe (58)
BCom, LLB
Non-executive director
Member of human resources and remuneration committee
and the nomination committee

Danie is currently group chief operating officer for Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. He was appointed as a director of Steinhoff International Holdings in 1999, and serves on the boards of Steinhoff Asia Pacific Limited and Steinhoff UK Holdings Limited. Danie was appointed as a non-executive director of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd in 2005 and serves on the human resources and remuneration and the nomination committees.

Independent non-executive directors
Jaap
Jaap du Toit (62)
BAcc, CA(SA), CTA, CFA
Independent non-executive chairman
Chairman of the nomination committee

Since 1984 Jaap has been involved in various capacities with Trust Building Society, SMK Securities and some of the PSG Group companies. He currently serves as chairman of several national committees and boards. He was appointed as the independent non-executive chairman of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd in 2012 and is the chairman of the nomination committee.

Chris
Chris van Niekerk (69)
BA
Independent non-executive director

Chris was a manager with the Sentrachem group before being appointed to the board of PG Bison as its chief executive officer in May 1998. Chris led the management buy-out of PGSI, which transformed PG Bison. Chris holds several directorships, including NCP Chlorchem, Chlor Alkali Holdings, Walvis Bay Salt Holdings and Phumelela Gaming and Leisure. Chris was appointed as a non-executive director of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd in 2012 and was classified as an independent non-executive director in 2015.

Ipileng
Ipeleng Mkhari (42)
BSocSc
Independent non-executive director
Chairman of the social and ethics committee
Member of human resources and remuneration committee

Ipeleng co-founded Motseng Investment Holdings and Delta Property Fund. She is currently the chief executive officer of Motseng. She serves as a non-executive director on the boards of various companies, trusts and associations. She was appointed as an independent non-executive director of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd in 2004 and serves as the chairman of the social and ethics committee and is a member of the human resources and remuneration committee.

Patrick
Patrick Quarmby (62)
CA(SA) (Hons)
Independent non-executive director
Chairman of the audit and risk committee

Patrick was one of the founding directors of Standard Bank in London and established Standard Bank’s presence in Hong Kong. He returned to South Africa and was appointed a director of Dimension Data Holdings. He retired from this position in 2015. Patrick was appointed as an independent non-executive director of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd in 2012 and serves as the chairman of the audit and risk committee.

Sandile
Sandile Nomvete (43)
EDP (Wits), Prop Dev Prog (UCT)
Independent non-executive director
Member of the audit and risk committee

Sandile is the co-founder and CEO of Delta Property Fund Ltd which is listed on the Main board of the JSE and non-executive chairman of Delta International Property Holdings. He is also a co-founder of Motseng Investment Holdings. Sandile was appointed as an independent non-executive director of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd in 2004 and is a member of the audit and risk committee.

Steve
Steve Müller (55)
BAcc (Hons), CA(SA), Sanlam EDP
Independent non-executive director
Chairman of the human resources and remuneration committee
Member of the audit and risk committee

Steve joined Genbel Investments in 1995. Over the following 13 years he held various positions within that group. He has been appointed as a non-executive director on the boards of several companies. Steve was appointed as an independent non-executive director of KAP Industrial Holdings Ltd in 2012. Steve serves as chairman of the human resources and remuneration committee and is a member of the nomination committee and the audit and risk committee.

Executive committee

An executive committee of the executive directors and senior management of KAP Industrial carries out the day-to-day management of the group and carries out the tasks delegated to it by the board. The divisional chief executive officers are members of the executive committee.

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