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Lewis Group Ltd (LEWJ.J)

LEWJ.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Hilton Saven

64 2017 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Johan Enslin

43 2009 Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Jacques Bestbier

44 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Gregg Abrahams

38 2017 General Manager - Information Technology

Marc Alexander

40 2016 General manager - Risk and Compliance

Gideon Eck

37 2017 General manager - Administration

Clyne Erasmus

45 2017 General manager Operations - Lewis Store

Faan Fick

52 2017 General manager - Property

Lambert Fick

44 2017 General manager - Credit

Johan Meyer

53 2017 General manager Operations - Lewis Stores

Claire Morrissey

37 2017 General manager - Legal Services

Morne Mostert

44 2017 General manager - Finance

Daleen Staden

46 2017 General manager Operations - Lewis Stores

Johan Steenkamp

58 2017 General manager Operations - Best Home and Electric

Andre Strydom

44 2017 General Manager - Credit Operations

Tersia Swanson

47 2017 General manager - Human Resources

Leslie Davies

61 2017 Executive Director

Waleed Achmat

54 2017 Human Resources Director

Derek Loudon

54 2015 Merchandising Director

Vince Merwe

49 2017 Chief audit executive

Gary Nuttal

53 2017 Marketing manager

Rinus Oliphant

42 Operations Director

Neels Verwey

42 2017 Insurance manager

Paul Croucher

51 2017 Company Secretary

Adheera Bodasing

43 2017 Non-Executive Director

Fatima Abrahams

54 2005 Independent Non-Executive Director

Daphne Motsepe

60 2017 Independent Non-Executive Director

David Nurek

67 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alan Smart

72 2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Graeme Lillie

Investor Relations Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Hilton Saven

Mr. Hilton Saven, B Com, CA (SA), serves as Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Lewis Group Limited., effective August 2017. He is chairman of Mazars South Africa and serves as Co-CEO of Mazars International, an international audit firm operating in 73 countries. He is also the vice-chairman of Praxity, a global alliance of independent accounting firms represented in 96 countries.

Johan Enslin

Mr. Johan Enslin serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director of Lewis Group Limited. He is the chief executive officer of Lewis Group. Prior to this appointment he was chief operating officer with responsibility for the retail operations of the group. He joined the Lewis Group as a salesman in 1993 and rose rapidly through the ranks, holding positions including branch manager, regional controller, divisional general manager, general manager operations and operations director of Lewis Stores (Pty) Ltd where he was responsible for all facets of Lewis and Best Home and Electric.

Jacques Bestbier

Mr. Jacques Bestbier serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company., effective 1 June 2017. He has been general manager: administration for most of his career with the group since joining in 2012. He is an experienced chartered accountant with a background in the short-term insurance, banking and retail sectors. Prior to joining Lewis he spent six years with the Shoprite Group in financial and divisional management roles.

Gregg Abrahams

Mr. Gregg Abrahams is General Manager - Information Technology of the company.

Marc Alexander

Mr. Marc Alexander is General manager - Risk and Compliance of the company.

Gideon Eck

Mr. Gideon Van Eck is General manager - Administration of the company.

Clyne Erasmus

Mr. Clyne Erasmus is General manager Operations - Lewis Store of the company.

Faan Fick

Mr. Faan Fick is General manager - Property of the company.

Lambert Fick

Mr. Lambert Fick is General manager - Credit of the company.

Johan Meyer

Mr. Johan Meyer is General manager Operations - Lewis Stores of the company.

Claire Morrissey

Ms. Claire Morrissey is General manager - Legal Services of the company.

Morne Mostert

Mr. Morne Mostert is General manager - Finance of the company.

Daleen Staden

Ms. Daleen Van Staden is General manager Operations - Lewis Stores of the company.

Johan Steenkamp

Mr. Johan Steenkamp is of the company.

Andre Strydom

Mr. Andre Strydom is General Manager - Credit Operations of the company. He joined the Lewis Group in 1995 as a trainee manager. He subsequently held positions of assistant regional controller and regional controller. In 2001 he was made head office Credit Manager for Lewis Stores (Pty) Ltd. During 2002 he joined the Best Electric division and was promoted to Divisional General Manager. In 2004 he was promoted to General Manager: Best Electric and is now responsible for the day to day running of all Best Electric stores.

Tersia Swanson

Ms. Tersia Swanson is General manager - Human Resources of the company.

Leslie Davies

Mr. Leslie Alan (Les) Davies, CA, is no longer Executive Director of Lewis Group Limited., effective 31 March 2018. He currently serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He is the chief financial officer of Lewis Group and chief executive officer of Monarch Insurance. Les has over 30 years’ experience in financial management within the retail industry and has been the financial director of Lewis Stores since 1989. Prior to joining the group Les spent five years as the financial director of AMC Classic.

Waleed Achmat

Mr. Waleed Achmat is Human resources director of the company.

Derek Loudon

Mr. Derek Loudon is a Merchandising Director of Lewis Group Limited. Derek has over 30 years’ retail experience, star ting at Pick n Pay Stores where he progressed from trainee f loor manager to buyer, as procurement manager at Airf lex Furniture Industries and as the electrical merchandise executive at Morkels Limited. Derek joined Lewis as the General Manager: Merchandise in May 2000.

Vince Merwe

Mr. Vince Van der Merwe is Chief audit executive of the company.

Gary Nuttal

Mr. Gary Nuttal is Marketing manager of the company.

Rinus Oliphant

Mr. Rinus Oliphant is Operations Director of the company.

Neels Verwey

Mr. Neels Verwey is Insurance manager of the company.

Paul Croucher

Mr. Paul B. Croucher is Company Secretary of the company.

Adheera Bodasing

Ms. Adheera Bodasing serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company., effective 1 June 2017. Ms Bodasing is an attorney and lobbyist with widespread experience in the public and private sectors. She was previously chief director legal services at National Treasury and later served as a commissioner on the Gambling Review Commission. Ms Bodasing is currently the managing director of Polarity Consulting, a legal and lobbying consultancy which she founded in 2007.

Fatima Abrahams

Prof. Fatima Abrahams is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Lewis Group Limited. She is a senior professor in industrial psychology at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) and a registered industrial psychologist. She was previously Dean of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at UWC. She is an acknowledged academic who has presented papers at international and national conferences and published a number of accredited articles and academic works on human resources issues. In addition, she was also a non-executive director of Transnet, B2B Africa (Pty) Ltd and chairperson of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront Holdings and has built up sound business acumen over the years.

Daphne Motsepe

Ms. Daphne R. Motsepe serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company., effective 1 June 2017. Ms Motsepe is an experienced banking executive and company director. She was formerly chief executive of unsecured lending at Absa and also served as managing director of Postbank. She is currently a non-executive director of Edcon, Mercantile Bank Holdings, Rand Mutual Assurance Company and Kapela Investment Holdings.

David Nurek

Mr. David Morris Nurek serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Lewis Group Limited., effective August 2017. David was appointed non-executive chairman of Lewis Stores in 2001 and chairman of Lewis Group in 2004. His directorships include Clicks Group, The Foschini Group, Sun International, Trencor and Distell Group. David practised as an attorney with Sonnenberg Hoffmann Galombik for over 30 years, ultimately serving as chairman. He joined Investec Bank in 2000 and is regional chairman of their Western Cape operations. David has been a non-executive director and chairman of a number of listed companies for over 21 years. He has served on the Audit and Risk Committees of most of these companies, giving him wide-ranging business experience and experience of par ticipation in audit committee activities. He is currently a member of the Audit and Risk Committees of Distell Group, Sun International, Trencor and Clicks Group and was until recently a member of the Risk Committee of Aspen Pharmacare. During the course of his legal practice, David specialised in corporate and commercial matters and more recently in his position as a senior executive at Investec Group, he has been involved in dealing with a wide range of corporate and commercial issues.

Alan Smart

Mr. Alan J. Smart is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Lewis Group Limited. He served as the chief executive officer of the Lewis Group from 1991 until his retirement in 2009 when he was appointed as a non-executive director. Alan started his career with Lewis in 1969. During this period he held various financial and operational positions including credit director and joint managing director. From 1995, in addition to his Lewis responsibilities he was chairman of GUS Canada Inc, a retail furniture group of 65 stores in eastern Canada and oversaw a turnaround programme. Alan served on the board of GUS plc from 1996 to 2004.

Graeme Lillie