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Leadership

MiX Telematics is governed by a board of directors whose unique skills and experience combined, contribute to the realisation of our vision to become the leading global provider in mobile resource management.

Group Executive


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Stefan Joselowitz (55)

President and CEO

Joss has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our Board of Directors since he founded the Group in 1996.  In 2008, he relocated to the United States as part of our global expansion strategy. Since founding MiX, Joss has overseen four acquisitions. He successfully orchestrated the Company’s listing on the JSE in 2007 and last year (2013) led the team that listed the Company on the NYSE, in the process concluding a $65m capital raising to fund future growth. Prior to MiX, from 1984 to 1995, he served as Chief Executive Officer, and previously, Sales Director, of Shurlok (Pty) Ltd, a developer of electronic systems for the automotive industry, helping to build the company into a leader in the field of vehicle safety and security.


 

Megan Pydigadu (40)

Chief Financial Officer

CA(SA)

Megan has served as our Group Financial Director and as a member of our Board of Directors since 2010. Previously, she was as our Financial Controller. From 2005 until joining MiX in 2010, Megan served as financial controller for Bateman Engineering, an international project management business based in South Africa and previously as an accountant with Deloitte & Touche.  She is a registered accountant in South Africa.


 

Charles Tasker (50)

Chief Operating Officer

Charles has served as the Executive responsible for Fleet Solutions worldwide since our acquisition of OmniBridge in 2007 and has served as a member of our Board of Directors since August 2007. Prior to MiX, he founded DataPro in 1986, an Internet service provider and software development company, which was acquired by Control Instruments Group Limited in 1996. As part of that acquisition, Charles joined Control Instruments to lead its fleet management business, which became OmniBridge. Charles has more than 25 years of entrepreneurial and management experience working with companies in the technology sector.


 

Catherine Lewis (39)

Executive Vice President: Technology

BSc (Hons)

Catherine joined the business formerly known as OmniBridge in May 2001 and in November 2013 was promoted to Managing Director of MiX's Central Services Organisation (CSO). Catherine is the custodian of the MiX Telematics brand and is responsible for product development and manufacturing, the hosting and operations of the MiX SaaS platform, fleet marketing and product management, technical support and associated services.


Gert Pretorius (46)

Executive Vice President: Business Systems

BComm

Gert has served as the Executive responsible for Africa Fleet Solutions since January 2012. He served in various other senior sales and operations roles at MiX before being appointed chief operating officer for MiX Africa in 2010. Previously, Gert served as operations manager for OmniBridge. From 1998 until joining OmniBridge, he held senior executive roles at fleet management companies including Super Group and Daimler Fleet Management and in the security industry at Coin Security Group.

 

Brendan Horan (39)

Executive Vice President / MD Africa

CA(SA)

Brendan has served as the Executive responsible for Consumer Solutions since January 2012. From September 2008 until December 2011, he was the General Manager—Sales and Marketing of MiX Telematics Africa Pty Ltd, which covered both fleet and consumer business development for RSA and Africa. Previously, Brendan served as our General Manager—RSA and Africa Fleet from March 2007 until September 2008. He is a registered accountant with previous accounting experience in South Africa and the United Kingdom.


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Riëtte Botha (46)

Executive Vice President: Special Projects

BCom (Hons)

Riëtte has served as the Executive of Special Projects since 2012 with a focus on developing our strategy to globalize our consumer business.  Riëtte joined our predecessor company in 1999 and has been a member of the Board of Directors from October 2002.  Ms. Botha has held a number of positions with the Company including Financial Director and Managing Director of MiX Telematics Africa Pty Ltd.  She has been involved in most aspects of the MiX Business during her tenure.


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Howard Scott (55)

Executive Vice President: Strategy and Acquisitions

BBusSci; CTA

Howard has served as the Executive of Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions since September 2010. He served as a consultant to us from March 2008 until November 2010 and served as our Financial Director from August 2007 until February 2008. Previously, Howard has held senior finance and accounting roles including as the financial director of a JSE-listed company and as the non-executive director of a JSE-listed accounting software provider.


Non-executive directors


Richard Bruyns (61)

Chairman

CA(SA), PDM (Harvard)
Re-elected 11 September 2012

Richard has served as the Chairman of our Board of Directors since October 2007. He is also a member of our Audit and Risk Committee, our Nominations and Remuneration Committee and our Social and Ethics Committee. Richard serves as non-executive director on the board of directors of Conduit Capital Ltd., a publicly traded financial services company. He served as Chairman of New Africa Investments from 2009 until 2013.

Hubert Brody (50)

CA(SA)
Re-elected 13 September 2011

Hubert has served as a member of our Board of Directors since August 2010. He was also until recently, the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board of Imperial Holdings Limited, a leading vehicle distributor and retailing group and our largest indirect shareholder.


Fundiswa Roji (38) - Alternate to H. Brody

BCom (Hons), BCompt, CA(SA)
Re-elected 13 September 2011

Fundiswa served as a member of our Board of Directors from August 2007 until her resignation in May 2013, which resulted in her ceasing to be an independent director for JSE purposes by reason of her affiliation with Imperial Holding Limited. She continues to serve as an alternate director to Hubert Brody in order to afford us the benefit of her nine years of extensive experience with us in various non-executive roles. As an alternate director, she has no power to act or vote unless Mr. Brody is absent. Fundiswa is also a member of our Social and Ethics Committee. She has served as a Senior Manager—Strategy and Investor Relations at Imperial Holdings Limited, our largest indirect shareholder, since January 2013. Fundiswa served as Director of Investments at Kagiso Tiso Holdings (Pty) Ltd., from 2001 until 2012.


Robin Frew (54)

BBus Sci (UCT) B.Compt. (Hons)
Re-elected 11 September 2012

Robin has served as a member of our Board of Directors since November 1997. He also serves as the Chairman of our Nominations and Remuneration Committee. He held the position of the Chief Executive Officer of Masalini Capital Proprietary Limited, a private investment partnership, since 2002


Enos Banda (48)

BCom (Hons), BCompt, CA(SA)
Appointed 13 May 2012

Enos has served as a member of our Board of Directors since May 2013. He is also a member of our Audit and Risk Committee. Enos has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Freetel Capital Proprietary Limited, a private investment partnership, since 2006 and has served as a non-executive director of Super Group Limited since July 2011. Furthermore Enos has sat on a number of boards of listed and unlisted international and South African companies including serving as Chairman of Gold Reef Resorts Limited, which merged with Tsogo Sun, from July 2009 to February 2011. Enos has also served as Chairman of the South African National Electricity Regulator and Chairman of the Municipal Infrastructure Investment Unit of the South African Government. Enos was country head for global bank Credit Suisse First Boston and later, head of sub-Saharan Africa for HSBC Corporate and Investment Bank. Enos has practised law in both the United States and in South Africa and is a member of the New York law bar and an Advocate of the Supreme Court of South Africa. He is a Senior Associate and Faculty Member of the University of Cambridge Institute on Sustainability Leadership and he serves on the US Board of the South Africa Washington International Program, a non-profit organization that supports emerging South African leaders.


Chris Ewing (65)

BCom LLB (Wits)
Appointment confirmed 11 September 2012

Chris has served as a member of our Board of Directors since January 2012. He also serves a member of our Audit and Risk Committee and assumed the role of chairman of our Audit and Risk Committee following Mr. Shough’s resignation in August 2013. On 3 April 2014, he was appointed as chairman of the Social and Ethics Committee and on that date he relinquished the chairmanship of the Audit and Risk Committee but remains a member of that committee. Chris serves as a consultant of the law firm of Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr. and has practiced corporate law for more than 30 years, specialising in mergers and acquisitions. He serves on the board of directors and audit committee of Better Life Group Limited, a mortgage originating company.


Tony Welton (66)

CA(SA), MBL (Unisa)
Re-elected 13 September 2011

Tony has served as a member of our Board of Directors since February 2008. He serves as a member of our Nominations and Remuneration Committee and until 3 April 2014 as chairman of the Social and Ethics Committee.  On 3 April 2014, he was appointed as chairman of the Audit Committee and on that date he relinquished the chairmanship of the Social and Ethics Committee but remains a member of that committee.  Tony’s career as a financial director of JSE listed companies spanned the years from 1986 to 2009, the most recent position being Financial Director of Malbak Ltd., an industrial holding company, from 1997 until 2002. From 2003 until 2009 he served as an independent financial consultant.

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