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Directorate

 

Directors
David Nurek Chairman/Independent
Eddy Oblowitz Independent
Ric Sieni* CEO/Financial
Roddy Sparks Lead Independent
*Executive
Audit Committee
Eddy Oblowitz Chairman
David Nurek
Roddy Sparks
Remuneration Committee
Roddy Sparks Chairman
David Nurek
Eddy Oblowitz
Risk Committee
  Eddy Oblowitz Chairman
  David Nurek
  Ric Sieni
  Roddy Sparks
Social and Ethics Committee
Roddy Sparks Chairman
David Nurek
Eddy Oblowitz
Ric Sieni

Directorate: Brief Résumés
(ages at 31 December 2020)

 

Executive

Ricardo (Ric) Antonio Sieni (66)

B Com (UCT) CA(SA).  Appointed to the combined role of chief executive officer and financial director on 11 May 2021. Appointed to the board as financial director on 1 March 2016. He serves on the social and ethics committee and the risk committee. He completed his articles at Deloitte before joining Trencor on where he served as group accountant and later as financial manager.

 

Independent Non-Executive

David Morris Nurek (70)

Dip Law (UCT) Grad Dip Company Law (UCT) was an executive of Investec Bank Limited until his retirement on 31 August 2019. 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 a member of the audit, social and ethics, risk and remuneration committees and serves on the boards of a number of listed and unlisted companies in a non-executive capacity.

Edwin (Eddy) Oblowitz (63)

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 and a member of the remuneration and social and ethics committees. He was previously an international partner of Andersens in South Africa. He is the Principal at Contineo Financial Services, which internationally provides fiduciary and specialist consulting services to high net worth families and corporates. 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 (61)

B Com Hons (UCT) CA(SA) MBA (UCT) was appointed as a non-executive director on 27 July 2009. He is the lead independent director and is a member of the audit and risk committees and chairman of the 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 companies in a non-executive capacity.