Investor Information

EXECUTIVE TEAM

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STEFAN RABE

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Stefan (BSc, B.Com) is responsible for executing the Board’s strategy for Bounty Brands. He has strong executive and general management experience gained from a diverse career spanning Mining, Financial Services and FMCG Distribution. Most recently Stefan was Regional GM for Axiz Workgroup, Regional Executive at Axiz and COO for HSBC Asset Management.

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PETER SPINKS

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

A qualified chartered accountant (B.Com Hons) with strong commercial skills, Peter is responsible for all financial, audit and risk functions at Bounty Brands. He completed his articles at KPMG before joining Ernst & Young’s Transaction Support team in London, where he spent 3 years gaining global experience. Most recently, Peter was Financial Director at Snackworks, a division of the JSE-listed AVI.

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ANTON VAN ZYL

MANAGING EXECUTIVE: FOODS & GROUP MARKETING

Anton (B.Econ) heads up the Foods division as well as Group Marketing. He has 25 years multi-national FMCG experience across multiple categories, both locally and internationally. He has worked in Africa, the Middle East and Russia/CIS with Unilever, Mars Inc. and Pioneer Foods in a variety of senior marketing and general management positions

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DAVE THOMAS

MANAGING EXECUTIVE: HOME AND PERSONAL CARE

Dave (B.Com) heads up Home and Personal Care and brings over 22 years of experience to Bounty Brands. Since 2001, Dave has held numerous senior roles at GSK, most recently as the Vice President & General Manager: GSK South & Southern Africa.

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ARTUR MAGOLEWSKI

MANAGING DIRECTOR: CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE

Artur (CIMA qualified and a graduate from the Warsaw School of Economics) heads up the Central & Eastern European business for Bounty. He was most recently CFO of Vision Express, Poland. Prior to this, he spent 20 years at Unilever, where he held a number of senior positions, including VP Information Management (Global), VP Finance (CEE), Strategy and BI Director (Netherlands), Commercial Director (Poland).

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COLIN LANGE

INTEGRATION DIRECTOR

Colin has 33 years of retail experience and was most recently General Manager and Director of Fashion Express, Luella and Donna Claire chain stores at TFG Group. Responsible for growing a struggling business with 10 stores, into a R1billion business with 200 stores, Colin’s experience will be of immense value as he drives the integration of our multiple apparel businesses.

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

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CHRIS BULL

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Chris is the Chairman of Bounty Brands Holdings Limited. He brings over 30 years FMCG experience, with 25 years at Unilever reaching the position of Chief Customer Officer. Following that, Chris spent 5 years as CEO of McBride Plc, the London FTSE listed leading supplier of private label consumer goods in Europe, and 2 years as Chair at PE/Chinese-backed Weetabix Food Company, leading to a successful trade sale exit in 2017. In addition to being familiar with the South African market, he has also worked in Central and Eastern Europe for 20 years.

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DOMENIC DE LORENZO

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Domenic is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee. He has a wealth of financial management experience having spent in excess of 20 years at SABMiller - focusing on M&A, strategy and finance - reaching the position of Chief Financial Officer. He has worked extensively in Africa and Central Europe and was responsible for many of SABMiller’s major global M&A transactions. Domenic is a Chartered Accountant and has also worked in investment banking in South Africa.

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NISSIM OHAYON

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Nissim qualified as an accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers and has 20 years’ experience in investment management, capital markets and fiduciary sectors.

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STEFAN RABE

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Stefan (BSc, B.Com) is responsible for executing the Board’s strategy for Bounty Brands. He has strong executive and general management experience gained from a diverse career spanning Mining, Financial Services and FMCG Distribution. Most recently Stefan was Regional GM for Axiz Workgroup, Regional Executive at Axiz and COO for HSBC Asset Management.

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PETER SPINKS

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

A qualified chartered accountant (B.Com Hons) with strong commercial skills, Peter is responsible for all financial, audit and risk functions at Bounty Brands. He completed his articles at KPMG before joining Ernst & Young’s Transaction Support team in London, where he spent 3 years gaining global experience. Most recently, Peter was Financial Director at Snackworks, a division of the JSE-listed AVI.

Advisors to the Board

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NICK BADMINTON

ADVISOR TO THE BOARD

Nick provides strategic guidance both in the organic growth of its operations and in the execution of its acquisitions. He has over 30 years experience in the Retail and FMCG sectors, most recently as CEO of Pick’n’Pay from 2007 to 2012.

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STEVE OWEN

GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY

Steve qualified at HSBC and has also been a company secretary at Investec and Clarkson’s. He has worked on a range of transactions including mergers and other corporate rationalisations. Steve is responsible for overseeing the legal and regulatory obligations of the listed holding company and maintaining the highest standards of corporate governance throughout the Bounty Brands group.

SHARED SERVICES

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FRANCOIS PRETORIUS

GROUP FINANCIAL MANAGER

Francois joined Bounty Brands in 2015 and has oversight responsibility for the Group’s finance function as well as other head office initiatives. He qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG in 2008 and more recently spent 3 years with Datacentrix, an ICT group that was listed on the JSE, as Corporate Finance & Risk Manager.

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ERICK GEYSER

PORTFOLIO IMPROVEMENT MANAGER

Erick (M.Sc, MBA) has strong general management skills gained through various entrepreneurial ventures, centered mainly around foods and FMCG. Erick is responsible for the on-boarding of new businesses and integration projects, with the objective of improving the portfolio’s performance and unlocking value. He also inputs into due diligence and research projects on acquisition targets.

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SARA WIBBERLEY

GROUP MARKETING MANAGER

Sara (PostGradDip. Marketing Management, BA) is responsible for developing the Group’s portfolio of brands to deliver sustainable and profitable growth. She has 20 years’ experience in building FMCG brands for multi-nationals like Colgate Palmolive (Pty) Ltd and the Kellogg Company of SA. Most recently Sara was Marketing Director at Kellogg’s SA.

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BUSI MALULEKE

Internal Audit Manager - SA

A Certified Internal Auditor (B.Com Hons) with 12 years experience in the field of Internal Auditing. Busi spent the past 5 and half years working at PG Group as an Audit Manager for the Manufacturing Division. Busi will be working across the South African businesses providing independent assurance that risk management, governance and internal control processes are operating effectively.

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JASON PETERS

GROUP HR MANAGER

Jason oversees the HR function for the Group. He has 20 years’ worth of diverse working experience in Sales, IT and HR, both locally and internationally. He has previously worked and lived in France and the UK with InfoVista, a Nasdaq listed company. The past 10 years of Jason’s career have been specifically focused on People Services at Sage VIP and Retail Credit Solutions with a focus on building tools to better manage and develop people.

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JARED O'BRIEN

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGER

Jared (B.Sc Hons) is responsible for the implementation and adherence to the Environmental, Health and Safety requirements across the Group. He has experience in the mining, industrial, energy, paper, roads, ports, aviation and agricultural sectors. Jared also lead the Fresh Exchange team in 2015, tasked with providing representation and insight to the WSP Parsons Brinkerhoff Executive Committee. Jared has recently provided environmental management insight on United Nations humanitarian projects in South Sudan.

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GEORGINA WELLS

HEAD OF INVESTOR RELATIONS

Georgina joined Coast2Coast Capital to head up Investor Relations, drawing on her experience in capital markets to drive the IR strategy for Coast2Coast and the platform businesses, including Bounty Brands, Ascendis Health (JSE listed) and Marlin Home. After studying at Oxford University, England she spent 14 years in investment Banking across Corporate Finance, Equity Capital Markets & Corporate Broking at Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan and RBS, in London and Sydney. She provided equity market advice to listed corporates and worked on IPOs and primary & secondary equity capital raises.