Position: Chief Executive Officer
Qualifications: National Diploma Civil Engineering, BCom
Appointed: April 1996
Willie has over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry with several large projects covering the full spectrum of construction activities. Prior to joining Stefanutti & Bressan Civils (Pty) Ltd as Managing Director in 1996, he held a number of executive management positions in leading construction companies in South Africa. Willie was appointed to his present position of Chief Executive Officer when the group listed in 2007.
Position: Chief Financial Officer
Qualifications: BCom (Honours), CA (SA)
Appointed: May 2015
Antonio qualified as a chartered accountant in 1995 with audit firm Delloitte. He left Deloitte in 1998 to work in the pharmaceutical industry for 18 months after which he spent six years with information and communications group EOH as Chief Financial Officer. Antonio's experience in the construction industry began in 2005, he joined the Group in 2006 and held the position of Group Financial Controller until his appointment as Chief Financial Officer of Stefanutti Stocks in May 2015.
Position: Chairman. Audit, Governance and Risk Committee member. Mergers, Acquisitions and Disposals Committee chairman.
Qualifications: Nat Dip Prod Eng (Industrial Engineering)
Appointed: July 2007
Kevin graduated as an industrial engineer in 1965. He has held senior management positions at Dorbyl, ICL and Fraser Alexander. Kevin has served on the boards of various private and public companies and continues to hold a number of directorships both in South Africa and Australia. Kevin provides consulting services to companies in the mining and industrial sectors. He is the Chairman of Skygistics, an international satellite communications company.
Position: Audit Committee member; Social and Ethics Committee member.
Qualifications: Graduate Diploma in Geotechnical Engineering; BSc Civil Engineering
Appointed: 17 April 2015
Howard was technical director and managing director at Fraser Alexander Tailings from 1990 to 2000, held various senior positions at Sasol from 2000 to 2009 and was chief executive of Rand Refineryfrom 2009 to 2014.
Position: Audit, Governance and Risk Committee member, Mergers, Acquisitions and Disposals Committee member and Social and Ethics Committee chairman
Qualifications: BA (Political Science), BA (Economics)
Nomhle has over 21 years’ experience in the financial services industry, having started her career as a stockbroker in Atlanta (USA) and later registered with the New York Stock Exchange. She was the co-founder of Women Investment Portfolio Holding (Wiphold) and Women’s Development Bank. She has held various directorships at private and state-owned companies.
Position: Remuneration and Nominations Committee member and Social and Ethics Committee member
Qualifications: BSc Textile Engineering, BSc Industrial Engineering, Executive Certificate (Harvard Business School), MBA
Appointed: May 2013
Tina is a strategy consultant and turnaround specialist with a 24-year career spanning banking, science/technology research, retail, and manufacturing industries in both public and private sectors. Previous roles include Group Director at Standard Bank, VP: Organisational Development & Communications at the CSIR and a founding member of Technology for Women In Business, the Gauteng Innovation Hub and the Nepad IT initiative for schools. Tina also chairs the Commission of International Trade and Administration.
Position: Remuneration and Nominations Committee member.
Qualifications: BSc (Maths); BSc (Electrical Engineering)
Mafika was formerly an independent non-executive director of Stefanutti Stocks from 2007 to 2013 and also lead independent director. He is currently non-executive Chairman of Hulamin Limited and sits on the board of the Mediterranean Shipping Company South Africa. He has held senior positions at South African Breweries Limited, Bristol Myers Squibb (Pty) Ltd and BMW South Africa. He has served on the boards of Nedbank Limited, Eskom, Transnet (non-executive chairman from 2010 to 2014), Western Areas Limited (non-executive chairman) the Industrial Development Corporation, Letseng Diamonds (non executive chairmanship) and executive director Transnet (CEO from 2001 to 2003).
Position: Audit, Governance and Risk Committee chairman, Social and Ethics Committee member
Qualification: BCom, BCompt (Hons), CA (SA), Advanced Management Programme (Insead)
Appointed: February 2012
Zanele was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Merafe Resources Limited on 1 June 2012, having served as its Chief Financial Officer from 1 October 2010. She has extensive financial service experience gained in various roles – as Group Financial Director of Kagiso Trust Investments and Chief Financial Officer and Executive Manager: Private Sector Investments of the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA). She also held various positions at the Industrial Development Corporation, including heading the Wholesale Venture Capital Funds. She is non-executive Chairman of Dipula Income Fund and a board member of Business Partners Limited (member of the Audit Committee).
Position: Remuneration and Nominations Committee chairman.
Bridgman is currently Executive Chairman of Mowana Investments (Pty) Ltd (Mowana), a black empowerment investment holding company invested in Stefanutti Stocks. Prior to joining Mowana in 2005, Bridgman was an Executive Director of Strategy and Business Development at Business Connexion. He has also held various senior positions within the ANC, provincial governments and ABSA Bank Limited. Bridgman currently serves on the boards of numerous private companies.
Position: Alternate to Bridgman Sithole
Audit, Governance and Risk Committee member
Qualifications: BCom, HDip PrAcc, CA (Ireland), Fellow of the Irish Institute of Chartered Accountants
Joseph is an Executive Director of Mowana, a black empowerment investment holding company invested in Stefanutti Stocks. Prior to joining Mowana in 2004, Joseph was employed in corporate finance at JP Morgan and Standard Bank for a period of six years and before that at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He currently serves on the boards of numerous private companies.
Position: Company co-founder and ex chairman (resigned 15 July 2014)
Qualifications: National Diploma Civil Engineering
Gino has over 40 years’ experience in the engineering and construction industry. He co-founded Stefanutti Stocks with Ivo Bressan as Stefanutti & Bressan (Pty) Ltd in 1971. With the listing in 2007, Gino was initially appointed as the Executive Chairman and then later in 2011 as Non-executive Chairman of the group.