Board of Directors

Clifford D Raphiri

Clifford D Raphiri

BSc (Mechanical Engineering), Grad Dip. Engineering, MBA
Chairman
Appointed: 15 July 2008

Manufacturing and Technical Director of SA Breweries. Serves on the boards of various SA Breweries Limited subsidiaries.

Previous experience

  • Lead independent director at Adcock Ingram from 25 February 2014 to 11 November 2015
  • Design mechanical consulting engineer at BKS Inc.
  • Project Engineer at Metal Box
  • Consulting engineer at Andersen Consulting
Brian Joffe

Brian Joffe

CA (SA)
Deputy Chairman
Appointed: 25th February 2014

One of South Africa’s most successful entrepreneurs with a 35-year track record as a business leader and wealth creator.

Previous experience

  • Chairman of Adcock Ingram from 25 February 2014 to 11 November 2015
  • Chief executive (previously executive chairman) of Bidvest, an internationally diversified service, trading and distribution group
  • Founder of Bid Corporation
  • Director of various South African and international businesses
Andrew G Hall

Andrew G Hall

CA (SA), BPharm
Chief Executive Officer
Appointed: 15 July 2008

Oversees Group Finance, Business Development, Investor Relations, and the Legal and Company Secretariat. Joined Adcock Ingram in 2007 as Chief Financial Officer.

Previous experience

  • Deputy Chief executive and Financial Director at Adcock Ingram
  • Partner in charge of health sciences at Ernst & Young
  • CFO of a listed pharmaceutical company in South Africa
  • Sales and marketing at Pfizer, and retail pharmacy
Dorette Neethling

Dorette Neethling

CA (SA), MCom (Taxation)
Chief Financial Officer
Appointed: 23 February 2016

Joined Adcock Ingram in August 2007 as Group Finance Executive

Previous experience

  • Financial Director at Quintiles South Africa
  • Financial Manager in FMCG environment in Namibia
  • Currently serves as member of the Financial Reporting Investigation Panel (FRIP)
Basadi Letsoalo

Basadi Letsoalo

MPsych , CLDP, MLPC
Executive Director – Transformation and Human Capital
Appointed: 25 August 2016

Responsible for Human Capital strategy and implementation, labour relations and executive remuneration. Leads transformation strategy and B-BBEE implementation. Joined Adcock Ingram in January 2008 as Group Human Capital Executive.

Previous experience

  • Head of Transformation at Standard Bank SA
  • Head of HR information management at ABSA
  • Currently serves as a member of the University of KwaZulu-Natal Council
  • Also a non-executive director at NMG Consultants and Actuaries, and Ad-Izinyosi Proprietary Limited, as well as a trustee of the Mpho ea Bophelo Trust
Lulama Boyce

Lulama Boyce

CA (SA), BCom (Hons)
Independent non-executive director
Appointed: 23 May 2017

Senior lecturer and subject head in the commercial accounting department at the University of Johannesburg. Independent non-executive director on the boards of Coronation Fund Managers Limited, Coronation Management Company (RF) Proprietary Limited and Coronation Life Assurance Company Limited.

Previous experience

  • Financial and consulting experience in both the private and public sectors
  • Account manager of the Industrial Development Corporation
  • Project finance consultant
Matthias Haus

Matthias Haus

MB ChB, MD, DCH, FCFP, FFPM, Dip Obst
Independent non-executive director
Appointed: 1 June 2012

Adjunct Professor in Medicine, University of Cape Town. Extraordinary Professor in Medicine, University of Pretoria. Partner at Gateways Business Consulting Group. Trustee of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa. Editor in chief at Current Allergology and Clinical Immunology. Executive at the Allergy Society of South Africa.

Previous experience

  • Executive Vice President, AstraZeneca (sub-Saharan Africa and China)
  • Non-executive chairman, Professional Provident Society of South Africa
  • Senator, Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
Jenitha John

Jenitha John

CA (SA), BCompt (Hons)
Independent non-executive director
Appointed: 23 May 2017

Chief audit executive at FirstRand Bank Limited. Lead independent non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of the board of Tongaat Hulett.

Previous experience

  • Served on The Global Institute of Internal Auditors’ (IIA) Committee of Research and Education Advisors and on the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) Re-look Task Force
  • Held various financial and audit related roles in both the public and private sectors
  • Served on various boards in both the public and private sectors
Tlalane Lesoli

Tlalane Lesoli

MB BS, Dip of Child Health
Independent non-executive director
Appointed: 15 July 2008

Qualified as a medical doctor at the University of London. Non-executive director of Woman Investment Africa Network and Zawadi Investments. Registered practitioner with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as well as the British General Medical Council.

Previous experience

  • Co-founded and managed Mother Earth Distributors and Nature Plan
  • Non-executive director of Woman Investment Africa Network and Global Africa Resources
  • Research in Neonatal Paediatrics at John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford UK
  • Medical Director for Transmed Medical Aid
P Mpho Makwana

Mpho Makwana

BAdmin (Honours), Post-Grad Dip (Retailing Management)
Independent non-executive director
Appointed: 1 February 2012

Non-executive director of Nedbank and Biotherm Energy (Pty) Limited. Chairman of Arcelormittal SA Limited Chairman of the board of trustees at The New LoveLife Trust. Trustee of The Business Trust, Vodacom Foundation Trust, the Transaction Advisory Fund and World Wildlife Fund South Africa. Chairman of ITNA, an IT company.

Previous experience

  • Chairman of Eskom Holdings
  • Member of the group executive of Edcon
Dr Claudia Manning

Dr Claudia Manning

PhD
Non-independent non-executive director
Appointed: 24 November 2016

Non-executive director of Basil Read Holdings, Public Investment Corporation (PIC), Mondi Zimele Pty Limited, Sangena Investment Pty Limited and MSC Educational Holdings. Obtained a doctorate in development studies from the University of Sussex, UK.

Previous experience

  • Project finance role at Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)
  • Co-founder of Investment and consulting company
  • Experience in advising on infrastructure Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)
  • MD of Southern African arm of global development consultancy
Dr Anna Mokgokong

Dr Anna Mokgokong

Non-Executive Director
BSc, MB ChB, Doct Honoris Causa Commerce
Appointed: 10 April 2014

Dr Anna Mokgokong is the co-founder and executive chairperson of Community Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd.

Previous experience

  • Deputy Chairperson for Community Oil and Gas Trading
  • Independent non-executive director of Shoprite Holdings
  • Non-Executive Chairperson of Rebosis Property Fund Ltd and Jasco Electronics Ltd.
  • Serves on the boards of Afrocentric Ltd and Medscheme Ltd.
Lindsay P Ralphs

Lindsay Ralphs

CA (SA)
Non-independent non-executive director
Appointed: 24 November 2016

CEO of The Bidvest Group Limited since May 2016. Director of numerous Bidvest subsidiaries, Chairman of Bidvest South Africa divisions and Chairman of Bidvest Namibia. Previously served on the board of Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited.

Previous experience

  • CEO of Bidvest South Africa
  • Formed the Bidvest Services division
  • Managing Director of Bidvest Steiner
Michael Sacks

Michael Sacks

CTA, CA (SA), AICPA
Independent non-executive director
Appointed: 25 February 2014

Michael (Motty) Sacks is a Chartered Accountant who has been active in the professional and corporate sectors for the past 45 years. After retiring from his consultancy practice in 1994, Motty continued to manage his investments in healthcare and other enterprises and shortly thereafter, co-founded Netcare Limited. Mr Sacks continues to serve as a non-executive director of several South African listed institutions. He is actively involved in black economic empowerment initiatives and serves on numerous committees and trusts dedicated to supporting these objectives.

Previous experience

  • Chairman of Advtech Limited
  • Co-founder of Net 1 (Aplitec Limited)
  • Co-founder and mentor to Afrocentric Investment Corporation Limited
  • Director and Officer of the International Association of Political Consultants
Roger I Stewart

Roger I Stewart

MB ChB, PhD (Med), Grad Dip. Comp Dir. F Inst Directors
Independent non-executive director
Appointed: 15 July 2008

Director and shareholder of Business Sculptors (Pty) Limited

Previous experience

  • Associate professor of Physiology at the University of Stellenbosch
  • Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
  • Group executive at the South African Medical Research Council