The CA&S Group Board Members

The board has 10 directors, comprising eight non-executive directors and two executive directors. The board has ultimate responsibility setting the group’s strategic objectives with a focus on value creation, risk management and promoting the interests and expectations of stakeholders.

Duncan Lewis

Executive Director

Appointed 9 April 2019
Duncan began his career in industrial marketing. He joined Pack ‘n Stack in 2003 and was appointed CEO in 2013. He has a deep knowledge of the workings and challenges of the FMCG industry and competitive landscape and excels in developing and executing strategies that drive market differentiation, sustainable growth and profit, leading to increased shareholder value.

Frans Reichert

Executive Director

Appointed 30 June 2020
Frans has been the Chief Financial Officer of the CA&S Group since 2018, he is also the Company Secretary and has been in a financial role in the group since 2012.

Johan Holtzhausen

Chairman

Appointed 8 December 2011
Johan has been involved with numerous listings, mergers and acquisitions, cross border transactions (including most SADC countries), and prominent BEE and private equity transactions in South Africa and abroad.

Shiellah Moakofi

Indep. Non-Executive Director

Appointed 30 June 2020
Shiellah has had various roles in public relations. She is currently working as Corporate Communications manager at a company in Botswana whose mission it is to drive regional socio-economic development

Frans Britz

Non-Executive Director

Appointed 8 December 2011
Frans has been the financial director of JSE listed companies and involved in FMCG related businesses for more than 17 years. He was an executive director of the CA&S Group for seven years and was the CEO during the last two years before he retired as executive director and continued as non-executive director of the group.

Nico De Waal

Non-Executive Director

Appointed 8 December 2011
Nico served as a management consultant for eight years, specialising in strategy and operations. Prior to joining PSG Group, he was an executive at SABMiller plc. Currently he serves as the CEO of PSG Alpha Investments (Pty) Ltd.

Blackie Marole

Indep. Non-Executive Director

Appointed 7 November 2017
Blackie spent 21 years of his career in the civil service where he reached the highest post in the Ministry of Energy, Water and Minerals Resources as its Permanent Secretary. He was also the CEO of Debswana and provided oversight as director and/or chairman of various national and international boards.

Elias Masilela

Indep. Non-Executive Director

Appointed 7 November 2017
Elias currently holds various positions including executive chairman and director. Previously he held various senior positions including chief executive officer of the Public Investment Commission, director of the South African Reserve Bank and deputy director general of the South African National Treasury.

Badal Patel

Indep. Non-Executive Director

Appointed 6 November 2014
Badal has over 16 years of extensive business experience ranging from banking, mergers and acquisitions, investment management, financial analysis, audit and assurance, business and compliance consulting.

Jean Craven

Alternate Director

Appointed 17 April 2012
Jean has more than 18 years of experience in building and managing commodity trading businesses at leading South African financial institutions.