Directorate

Non-Executive Chairman

Lindsay Peter Ralphs

Lindsay Peter Ralphs

Non- Executive Chairman appointed March 03 2014
CA (SA)
Non-Execucutive Chairman
Lindsay is chief executive of Bidvest South Africa and a director of various Bidvest subsidiaries. Lindsay joined Bidvest as operations director in 1992. In 1994, he was appointed managing director of Steiner. Following the acquisition of Prestige, Bidserv was created. Lindsay became its chief executive. During Group restructuring in February 2011, Lindsay was appointed CE of Bidvest South Africa.

Chief Executive Officer

Sebulon Inotila Kankondi

Sebulon Inotila Kankondi

Chief Executive Officer
Post-graduate degree: Business Administration (Unisa)
Board committee membership: nomination,acquisition, risk and executive (chairman)
Director of several Bidvest Namibia subsidiaries. Sebby joined Bidvest Namibia after he spent six years as the Managing Director of the Namibian Ports Authority. He was trained as a mechanical engineer and holds a Degree in Business Administration. He also successfully completed UCT and Stellenbosch Business School Programmes in Marketing and Business Management and Leadership. He took part in more than three assignments in the Middle East, Norway and the USA exposing him to modern management practices in freight and logistics.

Executive Directors

Theresa Weitz

Theresa Weitz

Financial Director
CA (Namibia), B Accounting (Hons) (Stellenbosch)
Board committee membership: acquisition,risk and executive
Director of several Bidvest Namibia subsidiaries, Theresa has 11 years’ managerial experience across various industries. She is a former financial manager of the Ohlthaver & List group of Companies.

Non-Executive Directors

Jerome Davis

Jerome Davis

Non-executive director appointed December 01 2015
Non- Executive director
Jerome grew up in Namibia and is currently a director of a number of companies in the public and private sectors, and also runs his own management consultancy.

He qualified as a Chartered Accountant at the age of 25, at which point he left private practice for the world of commerce and industry. He has been active in diverse industries ranging from fishing; motor dealerships and assembly; to electronics and logistics.

He returned to Namibia in 2011, when the late Harold Pupkewitz invited him to serve on the board of Pupkewitz Holdings. Jerome led the Pupkewitz Group for a number of years as it’s CEO, with the passing of Mr Harold

Martina Kebitsemang Mokgatle-Aukhumes

Martina Kebitsemang Mokgatle-Aukhumes

Non- Executive Director
A director of several boards in the fishing industry, Martina is a communication and public relations specialist. She has executive experience in the Ministries of Education, Regional and Local Government and Fisheries and Marine Resources and has held senior positions with Sea Harvest and Alexander Forbes Group Namibia. Martina is currently executive director of Naneni Investments and the Bonsai Fishing and Aquaculture Project.

Hans-Harald Müseler

Hans-Harald Müseler

Non- Executive Director
CA(Nam)/(SA) MBA (Stellenbosch)
Board committee membership: audit (chairman), remuneration and risk
Hans-Harald, a professional with 22 years’ experience as an accountant and auditor, retired as a partner in the assurance division of PricewaterhouseCoopers Namibia. He is an independent non-executive and serves on the boards of entities in the private and public sectors of Namibia.

Martin Kalie Shipanga

Martin Kalie Shipanga

Non- Executive Director
BCom (Wits), Masters in Public Policy and Administration
Board committee membership: audit and risk (chairman)
Martin completed in-service-training at De Beers prior to serving the City of Windhoek for 10 years, initially as deputy head of finance and then as deputy chief executive before becoming the city’s chief executive. In 2004, be became a member of the founding executive team at Nedbank Namibia and was the bank’s first indigenous managing director. Martin subsequently established SmartSwitch Namibia, a joint venture between Nampost and Net 1 Technologies.

He has served as a director of various public and private companies and currently sits on the boards of Zebra Holdings, Ebank and Mutual & Federal. He is chairman of the Frans Indongo Group. Martin is a full-time entrepreneur and manages a property portfolio. In addition, he is the founder of Mamma Fresh, Moola Mobile and Tusk Mobile & Electronics.

Pieter Christiaan Steyn

Pieter Christiaan Steyn

Non- Executive Director
PMD, Harvard
Board committee membership: nomination
Director of several Bidvest Subsidiaries. Pieter has over 36 years’ experience in the fishing, freight, logistics, terminals and travel industries.