Annual integrated report 2011

Our leadership

Executive directors

RH (Richard) Friedland (50) RH (Richard) Friedland (50)
Group Chief Executive Officer
Qualifications: BvSc, MBBCh, Dip Fin Man, MBA
Appointed: 15 May 1997

Audit Committee Quality Leadership CommitteeBoard Transformation Committee

Prior to joining Netcare, Richard was Operations Director of Medicross responsible for overall operations and establishing medical centres on a national basis. He joined Netcare early in 1997 as Chief Operating Officer to lead the transformation and re-engineering of the businesses. He established Netcare UK and was CEO of the Netcare International Division from 2002 until August 2005. Richard was appointed CEO of the Netcare Group on 1 September 2005.

KN (Keith) Gibson (41) KN (Keith) Gibson (41)
Group Chief Financial Officer
Qualifications: BAcc (Wits), CA(SA)
Appointed: 10 November 2011

Audit Committee

Keith joined Netcare in July 2006 as Financial Manager of Netcare’s International Operations. He was appointed as Acting Chief Financial
Officer of Netcare on 1 August 2011, and as executive director and Group Financial Officer from 10 November 2011. Prior to joining Netcare, he held senior financial positions with PPC Cement and Barloworld Limited. Keith also chairs the Finance and Investment Committee and Working Capital Committee.

VLJ (Victor) Litlhakanyane (47) VLJ (Victor) Litlhakanyane (47)
Group Stakeholder Relations Director
Qualifications: MBChB, M Med (Radiotherapy), MBA (Healthcare)
Appointed: 1 December 2004
Resigned: 31 December 2011

Audit CommitteeQuality Leadership CommitteeBoard Transformation Committee

Prior to assuming an executive directorship at Netcare, Victor was the Superintendent General for the Department of Health, Free State province. He is registered with the Health Professions Council of SA as a medical practitioner and radiation oncology specialist, and was a member of the Council of the University of the Free State and the College of Radiation Oncologists. In addition, he served as a technical adviser to the World Health Organisation World Alliance for Patient Safety. He is a visiting Professor at the University of the Free State.

Non-executive directors

SJ (Jerry) Vilakazi (50) SJ (Jerry) Vilakazi (50)1
Qualifications: BA (Unisa), MA (Thames Valley), MA (London), MBA (California Coast University)
Appointed: 1 June 2008

Nominations Committee Remuneration Committee

Jerry was appointed to the National Planning Commission and the Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Advisory Council by the South African President, Jacob Zuma, and was previously a member of the Public Service Commission. Jerry has also served as Chairman and has been an active participant of various high profile councils, including the SADC Employer Group, EU-Southern African Business Council, King Committee on Corporate Governance, National Anti-Corruption Forum and SADC Business Forum. He serves as chairman and non-executive director of a number of listed and non-listed entities.

T (Thevendrie) Brewer (39) T (Thevendrie) Brewer (39)1 2
Qualifications: BCom, Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy, CA(SA)
Appointed: 24 January 2011

Audit Committee

Thevendrie has had a distinguished career as an accountant, being a Partner at Ernst & Young. Thevendrie has garnered extensive corporate finance experience while at Deutsche Securities (SA) (Pty) Limited and NM Rothschild & Sons (South Africa) (Pty) Limited..

APH (Azar) Jammine (62) APH (Azar) Jammine (62)1
Nominations Committee Chair
Qualifications: BSc (Hons), BA (Hons), MSc, PHD
Appointed: 14 December 1998

Audit Committee Nominations Committee Nominations Committee

Azar has been a director and Chief Economist of Econometrix since 1985 and is a non-executive director of Federated Employers Mutual, Iron Fireman and York Timbers.

JM (Meyer) Kahn (72) JM (Meyer) Kahn (72)1
Risk Committee Chair
Qualifications: BA (Law), MBA, DCom (hc), SOE
Appointed: 14 April 2000

Risk Committee Nominations Committee

Meyer is currently the Chairman and former group Managing Director of SABMiller Plc. During 1997 to 1999 he was seconded full-time to the South African Police Service as its Chief Executive and was awarded the South African Police Star for Outstanding Service (SOE) in 2000. He is also a director of various companies and trustee of numerous organisations.

MJ (Martin) Kuscus (56) MJ (Martin) Kuscus (56)1
Quality Leadership Committee Chair
Qualifications: BA Cur, Dip Company Direction, EDP (Harvard)
Appointed: 1 July 2008

Quality Leadership Committee

Martin is an independent businessman active in the technology services industry. Prior to this, he served as President and CEO of the South African Bureau of Standards for five years. His career in Health Services and Provincial Government Finance spans almost three decades. In 2004 he was appointed as a Commissioner on the Financial and Fiscal Commission. In 2006 he was elected to the Council for the International Standards Organisations (ISO) and was a member of the PRI Board, a UN Global Compact Initiative on Responsible Investment, from 2006 to 2009. He was also Chairperson of the Board of Trustees for the Government Employees Pension Fund until July 2009.

HR (Hymie) Levin (66) HR (Hymie) Levin (66)2
Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee Chair
Qualifications: BCom, LLB, LLM, HDip Tax Law, HDip Co Law, TEP
Appointed: 6 November 1996

Audit Committee Remuneration Committee

Hymie has been a non-executive director of Netcare since its listing on the JSE in 1996. He is a specialist corporate and tax lawyer, and is the senior partner of HR Levin Attorneys. His experience spans more than 40 years with expertise in corporate law, stock exchange listings, mergers and acquisitions, and local and international taxation. He serves as a non-executive director or chairman of several JSE listed and non-listed companies.

KD (Kgomotso) Moroka SC (57) KD (Kgomotso) Moroka SC (57)1
Board Transformation Committee Chair
Qualifications: BProc, LLB (Wits)
Appointed: 23 July 2006

Board Transformation Committee

Kgomotso is a practicing senior advocate and serves on a number of boards, including Standard Bank Group Limited and South African Breweries Limited. She is the Chairman of Royal Bafokeng Platinum (Pty) Ltd and Gobodo Forensic& Investigative Accounting (Pty) Ltd. She is also trustee of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, Project Literacy and Tshwaraneng Legal Advocacy Centre.

N (Norman) Weltman (62) N (Norman) Weltman (62)
Qualifications: BCom (Hons), CA(SA)
Appointed: 3 November 1999

Audit Committee

Norman has been with the Group since 1993. He has over 15 years experience in the healthcare industry and has previously served as Chairman of the Hospital Association of SA (HASA). Norman became a non-executive director with effect from 1 September 2008.

1 Independent directors.
2 HR Levin has provided immeasurable guidance as chair of the Audit Committee, which he relinquished at the end of 2011. He will continue chairing the Remuneration Committee. T Brewer will chair the Audit Committee in 2012.

Committee membership

Audit Committee Audit Committee Risk Committee Risk Committee Nominations Committee Nominations Committee Remuneration Committee Remuneration Committee Quality Leadership Committee Quality Leadership Committee Board Transformation Committee Board Transformation Committee