1 Andrew Marshall
BCom (Hons); MAP (Wits); Diploma in Packaging (UK Institute of Packaging)
Chief executive officerAndrew graduated from the University of Natal, majoring in marketing and financial management. He held various management positions with AECI, Gundle Plastics and Nampak before joining Oceana as chief executive officer in 1999. He returned to Nampak as CEO in March 2009.
2 Charles Bromley
BSc Eng (Chem)
Group executive: Metals and GlassCharles qualified as a chemical engineer in 1985 and spent the next 12 years in various senior positions at Afrox. He joined Nampak in 1997 as sales and marketing director of Bevcan. In 2000 he became managing director of Divpac and Foodcan and in 2003 was appointed director Africa responsible for several paper divisions including Nampak Tissue. In 2008 he was appointed group executive responsible for all Nampak’s metals and glass businesses.
3 Philip de Weerdt
BSc Eng; MBA; SEP (Stanford)
Group executive: Rigid PlasticsPhilip joined Metal Box in 1980 and held various technical positions at Vanderbijpark where he became general manager of the Foodcan operation. In 1990 he was appointed managing director of Foodcan and in 1997 managing director of Cartons and Labels (previously known as Printpak). In 2000 he took responsibility for all the group’s rigid plastics businesses outside of Europe.
4 Gareth Griffiths
BCom (Rhodes); BCompt (Hons) (Unisa); CA (SA)
Chief financial officerGareth qualified as a chartered accountant after serving articles at Peat Marwick Mitchell (now KPMG). He went on to hold senior executive positions in Rennies and then the Bidvest group. More recently he was the chief financial officer of South African Airways and of the Abu Dhabi Airport Company. He joined Nampak as CFO in September 2009.
5 Rob Morris
Pr Eng; BSc Eng (Chem); BCom (Hons)
Group executive: Paper and FlexiblesAfter qualifying with a degree in chemical engineering, Rob joined Unilever in 1986. He held various positions at Unilever in both South Africa and Europe before joining Nampak in 1996 as general manager of the Cartons and Labels (previously known as Printpak) Gauteng operations. In 1999 he was appointed general manager of the Cartons and Labels Cape Region and then in 2000 became managing director of the Cartons and Labels division. In 2003 he was appointed director Africa responsible for several paper divisions and then in 2008 appointed group executive responsible for the Paper and Flexibles operations (excluding Tissue).
6 Ephraim Msane
BSc Eng (Chem)
Managing director: Nampak DivFoodEphraim graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1985 and joined Unilever’s food-related business in January 1986, where he held various positions culminating in his appointment as production manager. He joined Nampak in July 1995 as plant manager in the then Divpac paper products factory in Durban. Since then Ephraim has held a number of senior positions in the group, namely general manager of DivFood Port Elizabeth and Durban as well as managing director of Nampak Glass, Petpak and Megapak. He was appointed managing director of Nampak DivFood in April 2008.
7 Neill O’Brien
Company secretary and group legal adviserNeill was admitted as an attorney in 1977 and was legal adviser to AECI for nine years prior to joining Nampak in 1996.
8 Fezekile Tshiqi
BA PGDHRM (Wits)
Group human resources directorAfter completing his university studies Fezekile gained experience in human resource management at large manufacturing companies which included Amalgamated Beverage Industries, Unilever and Corobrik. In 1992 he joined Adcock Pharmaceuticals as human resources manager and in 1998 was appointed divisional HR director at Nampak Tissue. In 2001 he became HR director for all Nampak’s Africa operations and in 2009 was appointed to the Nampak Limited board as group human resources director.