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Famous Brands Ltd (FBRJ.J)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Santie Botha

52 2013 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Darren Hele

45 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Kelebogile Ntlha

34 2016 Group Financial Director, Executive Director

Norman Richards

62 2016 Group Commercial Executive

Ian Isdale

2016 Company Secretary

Christopher Boulle

45 2014 Non-Executive Director

John Halamandres

63 2010 Non-Executive Director

Kevin Hedderwick

65 2017 Non-Executive Director

Norman Adami

63 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Thembisa Dingaan

44 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nicolaos Halamandaris

43 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Bheki Sibiya

60 2004 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Santie Botha

Ms. Santie Louise Botha serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Famous Brands Limited. Santie is currently the Chancellor of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth. She served as an executive director of the MTN Group (2003 to 2010) and prior to that, of Absa Bank (1996 to 2003). She commenced her career at Unilever. Santie has received a range of awards including Marketer of the Year (2002) and Business Woman of the Year (2010). She is Independent Chairman at Curro Holdings, Non-executive director at Liberty Holdings, Non-executive director at Telkom and Non-executive director at Tiger Brands.

Darren Hele

Mr. Darren Paul Hele serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Famous Brands Limited. Darren commenced his career at Pleasure Foods Limited while studying for and completing a BCom degree. After participating in the management buyout of Pleasure Foods in 1996 he held executive roles at Whistle Stop and Wimpy before joining Famous Brands in 2003. He served as Managing Director of Wimpy in South Africa and later the United Kingdom. He was appointed Chief Operating Offi cer – Franchising division in May 2011 and in January 2013 assumed the position of Chief Operating Offi cer of the Group. With effect from 1 March 2014, Darren assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer – Food Services. Darren was appointed Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 March 2016.

Kelebogile Ntlha

Ms. Kelebogile (Lebo) Ntlha, CA(SA), MBA, serves as Group Financial Director, Executive Director of the Company. Lebo is a Chartered Accountant (SA) and holds an MBA degree (awarded cum laude) from Wits University. She completed her articles with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2007, after which she gained extensive experience in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in her roles as Group Technical Accounting Adviser at Eskom and Group Reporting Manager at African Oxygen Limited. Lebo joined Famous Brands in July 2014 as the Group Financial Executive and Company Secretary, and was appointed to the Board as Group Financial Director effective 1 July 2016.

Norman Richards

Mr. Norman S. Richards serves as Group Commercial Executive of Famous Brands Limited., effective July 1, 2016. Norman joined Famous Brands in September 2012 as Change Management Executive, responsible for managing and driving the Fit 4 Purpose business model transformation intervention. Norman is a 21-year veteran of SA Breweries Beer division, where he held a number of executive positions in finance, both locally and internationally. Prior to joining Famous Brands, Norman founded and managed two consulting companies and a software services company, all within the supply chain field. Norman assumed the role of Group Financial Director from 1 July 2013.

Ian Isdale

Mr. Ian Isdale serves as Company Secretary of the Company. Mr Ian Isdale assumed the position of Company Secretary with effect from 31 August 2016.

Christopher Boulle

Mr. Christopher Hardy Boulle serves as Non-Executive Director of Famous Brands Limited. Chris was Appointed to the Board in December 2011. He holds BCom, LLB, LLM. Chris is a commercial, corporate fi nance, tax and trust attorney and his expertise includes cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, BEE transactions and advising on stock exchange listings both locally and internationally. His experience as a non-executive director of listed companies spans over a decade and a half. he is Chairman and non-executive director at Advtech.

John Halamandres

Mr. John Lee Halamandres serves as Non-Executive Director of Famous Brands Limited. With experience in all aspects of Famous Brands’ business, John retired from executive management in March 2001. A founding member of the Company, he served as Managing Director from November 1994 until March 1997, after which he assumed the role of Chief Executive Offi cer until his appointment as non-executive Deputy Chairman in March 2001, a position he held until May 2010. He is appointed to the Board in November 1994

Kevin Hedderwick

Mr. Kevin Alexander Hedderwick serves as Non-Executive Director of Famous Brands Limited. Kevin joined the Group in February 2000 as Managing Director of the Steers brand. Shortly thereafter he was appointed Chief Operating Offi cer of the Group, and in 2010 assumed the position of Chief Executive Offi cer. In 2013 he was appointed Group Chief Executive. Kevin is widely credited with turning the small family business into a fully integrated food services business consisting of best-in-class brands underpinned by signifi cant manufacturing and logistics operations. With effect from 1 March 2016, he was appointed Strategic Adviser to the Group for a 12-month period following his retirement as Group Chief Executive on 29 February 2016. In addition to serving on Famous Brands’ main Board, Kevin is a director of certain of the Group’s joint-venture and associated companies, including Gourmet Burger Kitchen. Previous non-executive Board positions include Distell, Tiger Brands and the Coricaft Group.

Norman Adami

Mr. Norman J. Adami serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Famous Brands Limited., with effect from 24 February 2015. Norman holds Bachelor of Business Science (Hons), MBA. Norman has had an extensive career with SABMiller, which commenced at SAB (Pty) Ltd in 1979. He was appointed Managing Director of SAB in 1994 and Chairman in 2000. In 2003, he was installed as President and Chief Executive Offi cer of the newly acquired Miller Brewing Company. In 2006, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Offi cer of SABMiller Americas. In this position he was responsible for Miller Brewing Company and SABMiller’s South and Central American business units. In October 2008, he once again took on the role of Managing Director and Chairman of SAB Limited. He retired from SABMiller on 31 October 2014. He is also a partner in Stud Game Breeders, one of the pre-eminent groups leading the emergence of South Africa’s burgeoning game breeding industry, which has made great strides in revitalising threatened animal species and in creating sustainable employment in many rural areas.

Thembisa Dingaan

Ms. Thembisa (Dingaan) Skweyiya serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She holds BProc, LLB, LLM, H Dip Tax. She is Nonexecutive director of Imperial Holdings Limited. Thembisa is a qualifi ed attorney, admitted to the New York State Board in 1998. She obtained her BProc and LLB qualifi cations from the University of Natal, a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from Harvard University and a Higher Diploma in Taxation from the University of the Witwatersrand. Thembisa is Chairman of the Absa Foundation Trust. She was formerly a Board member of the Development Bank of Southern Africa.

Nicolaos Halamandaris

Mr. Nicolaos (Nik) Halamandaris is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Nik has extensive experience in the food services industry, having been a franchisee of many of the Group’s mainstream brands over the past two decades up until 2010. He is currently an executive director of several non-listed property development and construction companies with primary responsibility for strategy and new business development.

Bheki Sibiya

Mr. Bheki Lindinkosi Sibiya serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Famous Brands Limited., since March 1, 2004. Bheki is Nonexecutive director of Pinnacle Holdings. Bheki brings to the Board a wealth of expertise in BEE, employment equity, change management and corporate governance gained as former Chief Executive of the Chamber of Mines, Chief Executive Offi cer of Business Unity South Africa, director of the Wits Business School, and from experience attained in a range of positions held at companies including Transnet, Tongaat Hulett Sugar, SA Breweries and Ford Motor Company.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Santie Botha

554,000

Darren Hele

5,565,000

Kelebogile Ntlha

1,333,000

Norman Richards

1,321,000

Ian Isdale

--

Christopher Boulle

315,000

John Halamandres

312,000

Kevin Hedderwick

8,358,000

Norman Adami

287,000

Thembisa Dingaan

267,000

Nicolaos Halamandaris

--

Bheki Sibiya

447,000
As Of  27 Feb 2017