Trencor

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Directorate

Directors

 

David Nurek  Chairman/Independent
Jim Hoelter (USA)  
Jimmy McQueen*  CEO
Eddy Oblowitz  Independent
Ric Sieni*  Financial
Roddy Sparks
 Independent
Hennie van der Merwe*
Herman Wessels
 Independent
*Executive
Executive Committee Jimmy McQueen  Chairman
Ric Sieni
Hennie van der Merwe  
Audit Committee Eddy Oblowitz   Chairman
Roddy Sparks
Herman Wessels
Remuneration Committee Roddy Sparks   Chairman
David Nurek
  Herman Wessels  
Nomination Committee David Nurek   Chairman
Roddy Sparks
Herman Wessels
Risk Committee Eddy Oblowitz   Chairman
Jim Hoelter
Jimmy McQueen
David Nurek
Roddy Sparks
Herman Wessels
Governance Committee Roddy Sparks   Chairman
David Nurek
Herman Wessels
Social and Ethics Committee Roddy Sparks   Chairman
Jimmy McQueen
David Nurek
  Ric Sieni  
  Herman Wessels  

 
Directorate: Brief Résumés
(ages at 31 December 2016)


Executive

James (Jimmy) Ernest McQueen (72)
B Com (UCT) CA (SA). Appointed as chief executive officer on 1 March 2016.  He was previously in charge of finance and is chairman of the executive committee and a member of the risk and social and ethics committees. He was appointed as an alternate director on 18 April 1984 and as a full director on 15 May 1996. Prior to joining Trencor on 10 June 1976, he was an accountant in public practice. He is a non-executive director of Textainer Group Holdings Limited. He retires as an executive director of Trencor at the 2017 annual general meeting. 

Ricardo (Ric) Antonio Sieni (62)
B Com (UCT) CA (SA).  Appointed as financial director and member of the executive committee on 1 March 2016. He serves on the social and ethics committee. He completed his articles at Deloitte before joining Trencor on 1 October 1982 where he served as group accountant and later as financial manager.

Hendrik (Hennie) Roux van der Merwe (69)
BA Law LLB (Stellenbosch) LLM (Tax) (Wits). Member of the executive committee. He joined Trencor on 1 July 1997 and was appointed to the board on 20 May 1998 and as managing director on 4 April 2003. In April 2011 his role changed to that of a part-time executive director and he remains a member of the executive committee. He initially practised as an attorney at law followed by various senior executive positions in the banking sector and was deputy chairman of Waco International Ltd before transferring to Trencor.  He serves on the boards of various listed and unlisted companies in a non-executive capacity.


Non-Executive

James (Jim) Edward Hoelter (77)
B Bus Admin (Wisconsin) MBA (Harvard) was appointed as a non-executive director on 2 December 2002. He joined Textainer Group Holdings Ltd in 1987 and was President and CEO of Textainer in the USA until his retirement in December 1998. He served as a non-executive director on its board until his retirement on 19 May 2016. He serves on the boards and committees of various unlisted companies in the USA. He is a member of Trencor’s risk committee. He retires as a non-executive director at the 2017 annual general meeting.


Independent Non-Executive

David Morris Nurek (66)
Dip Law (UCT) Grad Dip Company Law (UCT) is an executive of Investec Bank Limited. He was appointed as an alternate director of Trencor on 30 November 1992 and as a full director on 24 July 1995. On 5 August 2016 he was appointed as chairman of the board. Prior to joining Investec in June 2000, he practised as an attorney at law with Sonnenberg Hoffmann Galombik for 32 years. He is chairman of the nomination committee and a member of the social and ethics, risk, remuneration and governance committees and serves on the boards of a number of listed and unlisted companies in a non-executive capacity. He is a non-executive director of Textainer Group Holdings Limited.

Edwin (Eddy) Oblowitz (59)
B Com (UCT) CA (SA) CPA (Isr) was appointed as a non-executive director on 3 March 2004 and is chairman of the audit and risk committees. He was previously an international partner of Andersens in South Africa and now serves as the Executive Chairman of the Stonehage Fleming Group’s operations in South Africa. He is a director of various listed and unlisted companies in a non-executive capacity and serves as a trustee of various trusts.

Roderick (Roddy) John Alwyn Sparks (57)
B Com Hons (UCT) CA (SA) MBA (UCT) was appointed as a non-executive director on 27 July 2009 and is a member of the audit, risk and nomination committees and chairman of the governance, social and ethics, and remuneration committees. He was previously managing director of Old Mutual South Africa and Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (SA) and chairperson of Old Mutual Unit Trust, Old Mutual Specialised Finance and Old Mutual Asset Managers (SA). He is a director of various listed and unlisted companies in a non-executive capacity and chairs the advisory board of the UCT College of Accounting.

Herman Wessels (72)
B Com CTA CA (SA) was appointed as a non-executive director on 1 April 2011. He serves on the audit, risk, nomination, remuneration, social & ethics and governance committees. He is a financial consultant having previously been a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers in South Africa. He is a director of various listed and unlisted companies in a non-executive capacity.

About Trencor

TRENCOR LIMITED is an investment holding company listed on the JSE. Trencor benefits from operations that focus on owning, leasing, managing and trading marine cargo containers worldwide, and related finance activities. Trencor has a beneficiary interest in Textainer.

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