Independent non-executive directors
  Douglas Denoon Balharrie Band (66)
BCom, CA(SA)

Appointed October 27 2003. Non-executive director of The Standard Bank Group Limited, Myriad International Holdings B.V. and MTN Group Limited. Doug has extensive experience in both commerce and industry and has served in an executive position in various blue-chip listed companies.
Board committee membership: Chairman of the remuneration, acquisition and nominations committees
  Lilian Garner Boyle (63)
MA, Econ (Glasgow), MBA

Non-executive director, appointed January 23 2001. Non-executive director of South African Express Airways and the South African Bank Note Company (Pty) Limited. Lilian has 41 years of diverse business experience including seven years in the freight management industry and 20 years in the travel industry.
  Muriel Betty Nicolle Dube (37)
BA (Hons), MSc (Oxon), Finance Executive Programme (SAID, Oxford), Executive Programme (Harvard).

Appointed October 27 2003. Director of numerous Bidvest subsidiaries. Muriel has senior strategic management and operational experience in the public sector and with multi-nationals in the private sector. She currently serves as executive director of LEMCO, an environmental advisory services firm headquartered in London.
  Stephen Koseff (59)

Appointed June 17 1997. Chief executive officer of Investec Limited and Investec plc.
Stephen has 34 years of financial experience and is the recipient of numerous business awards. He is a former member of the Financial Markets Advisory Board and former chairman of the Independent Banks Association. He is the current chairman of the Banking Association. His directorships include Rensburg Sheppards plc.
  Nkateko Peter Mageza (55)

Appointed August 28 2009. Former group chief operations officer and executive director of Absa Group Limited. Peter started his career within the audit environment at Coopers & Lybrand and worked as an audit manager within Transnet Limited’s group internal audit services. He became chief executive officer of Autonet in 1995, the road passenger and freight logistics division of Transnet. Peter is a director of Sappi Group Limited, MTN Group Limited, Rainbow Chicken Limited and Remgro Group Limited.
Board committee membership: audit
  Donald Masson (79)

Appointed March 10 1992. Director of numerous Bidvest subsidiaries, Cashbuild Limited, Valley Irrigation Limited and Kumnandi Food Corporation. Trustee of various pension funds. Donald is a former president of the Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut and a former member of the President’s Economic Advisory Council and chairman of the SA Post Office. He has 43 years of diverse business experience in senior executive positions at listed, unlisted and parastatal organisations.
Board committee membership: audit, risk and sustainability, remuneration, acquisition
  Joseph Leon Pamensky (80)

Appointed January 8 1990. Director of Schindler Lifts (SA) (Pty) Limited and Worldwide African Investment Holdings (Pty) Limited and Stonehage Financial Services (Pty) Limited and Chairman of Bidvest Bank Limited. Joe is the longest serving non-executive director of Bidvest with over 52 years’ experience in the financial, insurance and banking industries and the recipient of a number of business and public awards. He serves as a non-executive director of companies and is a member of a number of audit and remuneration committees. Originally also a director of Bid Corporation Limited.
Board committee membership: audit, remuneration, acquisition, nominations
  Nigel George Payne (50)
BCom (Hons), CA(SA), MBL

Appointed June 28 2006. Director of a number of companies including the JSE Limited, Mr Price Limited, Glenrand MIB Limited and BSi Steel Limited. Nigel is a leading authority on corporate governance and risk management and is a member of the King Committee.
Board committee membership: Chairman of the audit, and the risk and sustainability committees
  Adv Faith Dikeledi Pansy Tlakula (53)
BProc, LLB, LLM (Harvard)

Appointed June 28 2006. Chief electoral officer of the Independent Electoral Commission. Director of Lehotsa Holdings (Pty) Limited, MMRT (Pty) Limited and Khomanani Women’s Investment (Pty) Limited, Chairperson of Board of the National Credit Regulator and Chancellor of the Vaal University of Technology. Pansy is a member of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights, part of the African Union, for which she is the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa.
Board committee membership: transformation

Alternate non-executive director


  Lebogang Joseph Mokoena (51)
BSc (Med Sci), MBA

Appointed as alternate to AA da Costa on December 8 2003. Non-executive director of Ten Alliance Holdings (Pty) Limited, Sesiu Investment Holdings (Pty) Limited, Bloemfontein Correctional Contracts (Pty) Limited, Culca Investments (Pty) Limited, Lumumba Capital Investments (Pty) Limited and Dinatla Investment Holdings (Pty) Limited. Currently Chairman of Bloemfontein Correctional Contracts (Pty) Limited. Lebogang has a number of years’ experience as a director of private companies. Over the years he provided management consultancy services to SMMEs, the public and private sectors. In recent years he devoted most of his time to investment management and strategy development.
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