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Board of directors
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Non-executive Director (Chairperson)
Dr Anna Mokgokong is Chairperson of the AfroCentric Group. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Science degree and an MBChB. She is also the Chairperson of the Tsoseletso Consortium which will oversee the upgrading of the Tshwane West Precinct area â€“ which represents an investment of over R6 billion by the Tshwane municipality, a board member of Shoprite Holdings and a Board member of Adcock Ingram. She is a former president of the South African Women Entrepreneursâ€™ Network and of the International Womenâ€™s Forum of South Africa. She is also the founding member and Group Executive Chairperson of Community Investment Holdings. She is also a recipient of honorary doctoral awards and international awards. One of her most recent awards is the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Department of Trade and Industry. She is the Chairperson of the US SA Trade Commission and currently serves with the Bill Clinton Global Foundation. She is also a Board member of the American University (Nigeria) and a member of Leading Women of the World.
Group Chief Executive Officer
Antoine entered the healthcare sector in 2004, when he jointly founded WAD Holdings. He was the CEO of WAD subsidiary companies Pharmacy Direct, a courier pharmacy business, and Curasana Wholesalers, a pharmaceutical wholesaler. Prior to founding WAD Holdings, he spent 15 years with the Total Group in South Africa and internationally, including holding general management positions responsible for logistics and retail. Antoine joined the AfroCentric Group effective 1 August 2015 and was subsequently appointed as the Group CEO.
Group Chief Financial Officer
Hannes Boonzaaier completed his articles with KPMG in 1999. During his tenure with KPMG, he gained experience in valuations, due diligence reviews and commercial structuring of business transactions. He then joined Medscheme as a Financial Manager and over the past 12 years has been involved with Medscheme and the AfroCentric Group in various client operations. His success in leading Group finance along with his knowledge of the business culminated in his appointment as the AfroCentric Group Chief financial officer effective 1 August 2015.
Ahmed Banderker, a Chartered Accountant, completed his articles at Fisher Hoffman PKF. Thereafter, he joined Sail Group Ltd as Finance Manager. He then joined Shell in 2003. He fulfilled various roles within Shell, which saw him leading a diverse team across different countries. In addition, he was also appointed as a board member and shareholder representative in Shellâ€™s subsidiary companies in South Africa.
Ahmed was appointed to the Sanlam Group in November 2006 as Head of Finance at Glacier before taking on the role of Chief Executive: Strategic Business Development in 2011.
As one of the founding members of WAD Holdings, Willem Britz is an admitted attorney with a Bachelor of Commerce and BProc degrees. With 10 yearsâ€™ experience in commercial law, he enjoyed working in an entrepreneurial environment and acted as an advisor in the medical aid industry. Realising the opportunities in the healthcare industry, WAD Holdings directors started Pharmacy Direct. Today, Willem is a successful entrepreneur who has been involved in numerous business ventures ranging from mining to pharmaceutical, financial services, property and game breeding over the past 12 years. Willem joined the AfroCentric Group effective 1 August 2015.
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