People: Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc (UEPS.O)

UEPS.O on Nasdaq

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4 Aug 2015
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Serge Belamant

61 2003 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Herman Kotze

45 2004 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary, Executive Director

Nitin Soma

46 2004 Senior Vice President - Information Technology

Paul Edwards

60 2005 Independent Director

Alasdair Pein

54 2005 Independent Director

Christopher Seabrooke

62 2005 Independent Director

Dhruv Chopra

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Serge Belamant

Dr. Serge C. P. Belamant serves as Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at Net 1 Ueps Technologies, Inc. Dr. Belamant founded the Company and has been the Chief Executive Officer since 2000 and the Chairman of Board since 2003. Dr. Belamant has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of operations research, security, biometrics, artificial intelligence and online and offline transaction processing systems. Dr. Belamant spent ten years working as a computer scientist for Control Data Corporation where he won a number of international awards. Later, he was responsible for the design, development, implementation and operation of the Saswitch ATM network in South Africa, a company which is still rated as a major ATM switching system in the world. Dr. Belamant has patented a number of inventions in a number of fields, including biometrics and gaming. Dr. Belamant holds a PhD degree in Information Technology and Management.

Herman Kotze

Mr. Herman Gideon Kotze is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary, Executive Director of Net 1 Ueps Technologies Inc. Mr. Kotzé has been Chief Financial Officer, secretary and treasurer since 2004. From January 2000 until June 2004, he served on the board of Aplitec as Group Financial Director. Mr. Kotzé joined Aplitec in November 1998 as a strategic financial analyst. Prior to joining Aplitec, Mr. Kotzé was a business analyst at the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa. Mr. Kotzé is a qualified South African chartered accountant.

Nitin Soma

Mr. Nitin Soma is Senior Vice President - Information Technology of Net 1 Ueps Technologies Inc., since June 2004. Mr. Soma joined Aplitec in 1997. He specializes in transaction switching and interbank settlements. Mr. Soma represented Nedcor Bank in assisting with the technical specifications for the South African Interbank Standards. He is also responsible for the ATM settlement process to balance ATMs with the host as well as balance the host with different card users. Mr. Soma designed the stratus back-end system for Aplitec, and is responsible for the Nedbank Settlement System for the Point of Sales Devices. Mr. Soma has over 15 years of experience in the development and design of smart card payment systems.

Paul Edwards

Mr. Paul Edwards is an Independent Director of Net 1 Ueps Technologies Inc., since July 2005. Mr. Edwards is Executive Chairman of Emerging Markets Payments Holdings, an Africa and Middle East payments business. Mr. Edwards has been a non-employee director of Starcomms Limited, a Nigerian telecommunications operator since 2005. Prior to that, Mr. Edwards was the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Group, a pan-African mobile operator. Mr. Edwards has a BSc and an MBA from the University of Cape Town.

Alasdair Pein

Mr. Alasdair Jonathan Kemsley Pein is an Independent Director of Net 1 Ueps Technologies Inc. since February 2005. Mr. Pein is currently CEO of Ascension Partners Limited, a Cayman-based provider of investment services to high net worth clients. Mr. Pein is a director of Mundane International Limited, a Guernsey-based financial investment fund. Mr. Pein also serves as a director of Ecolutia Services AG, a global provider of water, wastewater and environmental treatment solutions. Between 1994 and March 2009, Mr. Pein served as the CEO of the Oppenheimer family’s private equity business. During this period of time Mr. Pein held directorships of a number of private companies. In addition, Mr. Pein was a director of Arsenal Digital Solutions, a privately-held US company that provides on-demand data protection services, from 2001 to 2008. Mr. Pein is a qualified South African chartered accountant.

Christopher Seabrooke

Mr. Christopher Stefan Seabrooke is an Independent Director of Net 1 Ueps Technologies Inc., since January 2005. Mr. Seabrooke is Chief Executive Officer and a director of Sabvest Limited, an investment holding company which is listed on the JSE. Mr. Seabrooke also serves as a non-employee director of the following JSE listed companies: Brait SE, Datatec Limited, Massmart Holdings Limited, Metrofile Holdings Limited, Torre Industries Limited and Transaction Capital Limited. In the past five years he was also a non-employee director of JSE listed Chrometco Limited. Mr. Seabrooke is a member of The Institute of Directors in South Africa. Formerly, he was the Chairman of the South African State Theater and the Deputy Chairman of each of the National Arts Council and the Board of Business and Arts South Africa. Mr. Seabrooke has degrees in Economics and Accounting from the University of Natal and an MBA from the University of Witwatersrand.

Dhruv Chopra

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Serge Belamant

2,826,560

Herman Kotze

1,308,330

Nitin Soma

691,617

Paul Edwards

--

Alasdair Pein

--

Christopher Seabrooke

--

Dhruv Chopra

--
As Of  29 Jun 2014

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Serge Belamant

233,335 4,052,651

Herman Kotze

233,335 4,052,651

Nitin Soma

66,668 1,217,863

Paul Edwards

0 0

Alasdair Pein

0 0

Christopher Seabrooke

0 0

Dhruv Chopra

0 0
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