Executive Directors
Guy Hayward
(52)
Chief Executive Officer
Employee since 2000
Appointed CFO
15 May 2001
BCom, CTA (UCT), CA(SA)
Member of the Risk and the Social & Ethics Committees
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Guy graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1986 and, after serving articles with Deloitte Haskins & Sells, qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989.  During the 1990s he held financial roles at Malbak and CNA Gallo in South Africa and at Goldman Sachs in London.  He joined Massmart as Group Financial Executive in 2000, was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2001 and Chief Operating Officer in May 2012, before becoming Chief Executive Officer in June 2014.  Guy is also chairman of the Hilton College Endowment Foundation.
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Johannes van Lierop
(51)
Chief Financial Officer
Employee since 2015
Appointed CFO
12 March 2015
Hotel and Catering Management Degree, Bachelor of Business Economics, Chartered Accountant - RA (Netherlands)
Member of the Risk Committee
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Johannes did his articles with EY and graduated from the University of Amsterdam in 1997 as a Registered Accountant (RA or CA equivalent). After three years at the Dutch Development Agency, working in Cotonou, Benin he spent over a decade at Diageo in various capacities in Nigeria, Jamaica, the UK, Hungary, The Netherlands and again in Nigeria where he was CFO, IT  and Procurement director and a member of the board at Guinness Nigeria up to 2011. Following that, Johannes worked in Nairobi, Kenya, for Bharti Airtel Africa, one of the largest mobile operations in the world as Africa CFO and Africa Programme Director, driving business development and business integration for the Africa region. Johannes was appointed as Massmart’s Chief Financial Officer on 12 March 2015.
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Non-independent non-Executive Directors
Roger Burnley
(50)
Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Asda Walmart in the United Kingdom (UK)
Appointed
26 May 2017
BSc Geography – 1st class honours
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Roger Burnley started his retail career as a graduate at B&Q, holding a number of roles across retail management, buying and logistics, before moving to Asda where he became Director of Supply. He then moved to Matalan as its Supply Chain Director, before being appointed Supply Chain Director at Sainsbury’s in 2006. He spent the next 10 years in a number of board positions including Retail and Logistics Director, Managing Director of General Merchandise, Clothing and Logistics, and most recently Retail and Operations Director. Roger returned to Asda in October 2016, as Chief Operations Officer and Deputy Chief Executive. He has also served on the Board of Transport for London and sits on the CF Trust Fundraising Board.
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Susan Muigai
(48)
Executive Vice President, Human Resources at Walmart Canada
Appointed
26 May 2017
Member of the Social & Ethics Committee
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Susan is currently the Executive Vice President, Human Resources at Walmart Canada. Prior to her current role, Susan held a variety of senior roles both in Canada and in Walmart International. These have included Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer in Walmart India, Vice President, International Real Estate in the U.S as well as roles leading Internal Audit and Risk Management in Canada. In addition to the Massmart Board, Susan is also a member of the Board of Breakfast Clubs of Canada, a non-profit organisation.
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Enrique Ostalé
(57)
Executive vice president, president and CEO of Walmart Latin America, UK and Africa; Chairman of the board of directors of Walmart Mexico and Central America, and Walmart Chile.
Appointed
24 February 2016
Commercial Engineering, Major in Business Administration (Adolfo Ibáñez University, Chile) and MSc in Accounting and Finance (London School of Economics (LSE))
Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees
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Enrique Ostalé assumed his expanded role in February 2016 after serving as president and CEO of Walmart Mexico, Central America and Latin America. From 2006 to February 2013, Enrique served as president and CEO of Walmart Chile. His experience in this latter post included his leadership of the successful transition of the D&S chain, acquired by Walmart Stores Inc. in 2009, into today’s Walmart Chile. Part of his work involved imprinting the seal of Walmart’s corporate culture on the organization, adopting along with his team the mission of “helping people save money so they can live better” and incorporating the promotion of sustainability as one of the operational pillars of the business.

Ostalé joined D&S in 1989, serving initially as manager of its financial division, then of its merchandising division and subsequently as manager of its Lider format before becoming its CFO. In 2000, he left the company to take up a position as CEO of Emol, the online service of the El Mercurio newspaper. Between 2002 and 2006, he was dean of the Business School of the Adolfo Ibáñez University before returning to D&S as its general manager, president and CEO.

During his career in Chile, Enrique has, among other activities, been a director and vice president of the Instituto Chileno de Administración Racional de Empresas (ICARE) and served on the governing council of Fundación País Digital and the advisory councils of the Sociedad de Fomento Fabril (SOFOFA), the Cámara de Comercio de Santiago and the Corporación Red de Alimentos. In 2012, he received the “Executive of the Year” prize awarded by Ernst & Young and the El Mercurio newspaper.
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Independent non-Executive Directors
Kuseni Dlamini
(50)
Chairman of the Board
Appointed
10 April 2014
BA (Hons) (KZN), MPhil (Oxon)
Chairman of the Nomination Committee, member of the Remuneration Committee
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Kuseni Dlamini is the Chairman of JSE-listed Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd, the leading pharmaceutical manufacturer in the southern hemisphere with operations in over 50 countries. . He is the Chairman of Massmart, Africa’s second largest retail group, and recently joined the board of The American Chamber of Commerce in SA. Kuseni is the former CEO of Old Mutual South Africa and Emerging Markets. Prior to this he was the Head of Anglo American South Africa and a member of the Executive Committee of Anglo American in London and was Director of Anglo Platinum.

He is also the former Executive Chairman of Richards Bay Coal Terminal Company (RBCT) Ltd and a former Chairman of Anglo Operations (Pty) Ltd. As part of his career in mining he held a number of senior positions at Anglo Gold Ashanti and De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd in South Africa and the United Kingdom.

Kuseni is a graduate of the Universities of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, and Oxford where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

In March 2008, he was named a ‘Young Global Leader (YGL)’ by the World Economic Forum and, during the same month, Miningx selected him as one of the top 100 most influential people in South African mining. In June 2008, the Mail & Guardian named him as one of the top 200 young people worth taking to lunch and in the same year and month, The Economist referred to him as “A Rare Commodity’. In 2010, the World Economic Forum appointed him a member of the Global Agenda Council on Economic Growth and Poverty Alleviation. In 2011, he was appointed co-Chairman of the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) Africa Summit which brings together Heads of States, leading politicians and business leaders to debate the state of Africa in a changing world on an annual basis.

Kuseni is active in professional bodies and charities which include the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), Common Purpose and the Advisory Board of GIBS Business School. He is also a member of the Council of the University of Pretoria and former Chairman of the Board of South African National Parks (SANParks).
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Chris Seabrooke
(65)
Deputy Chairman of the Board and Lead Independent Director
Appointed
1 February 2000
BCom, BAcc, MBA, FCMA
Chairman of the Audit, Risk and Remuneration Committees, member of the Nomination Committee.
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Chris has been a director of over 25 stock exchange-listed companies. He is currently CEO of Sabvest Limited, Chairman of Metrofile Holdings Limited, Transaction Capital Limited, Net1 UEPS Technologies Inc (Nasdaq/JSE) and Torre Industries limited, and a director of Datatec Limited, Rolfes Holdings Limited and Brait S.E. (Luxembourg/JSE). He is also a director of a number of unlisted companies. He is a former Chairman of the South African State Theatre and former Deputy Chairman of the inaugural National Arts Council of South Africa. He is a member of the Institute of Directors.
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Dr Nolulamo (‘Lulu’) Gwagwa
(58)
Appointed
1 November 2006
BA (Fort Hare)/ MTRP (Natal)/ MSc (cum laude) (London)/ PhD(London)
Member of the Audit and Risk Committees
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After studying abroad, Dr Gwagwa took up a position in 1992 as a senior lecturer at the University of Natal’s Department of Town and Regional Planning. From 1995 to 1998 she became the deputy director general in the National Depatment of Public Works. During this period she also served as the presidential appointee on the Commission on Provincial Government and as Deputy Chair of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Local Government Transformation. From 1998 until 2003 she became the CEO of the Independent Development Trust (IDT). She is currently the CEO of Lereko Investments, a black-owned investment company. She also serves as non-executive director of FirstRand, Massmart and Sun International and is the Chairperson of Aurecon Africa.
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Phumzile Langeni
(43)
Appointed
25 August 2004
BCom (Natal), BCom Hons (UNISA)
Chairman of the Social and Ethics Committee; member of the Audit, Risk, Nominations and Remuneration Committees
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Phumzile is the Executive Chairman of Afropulse Group Proprietary Limited, a women-led investment, investor relations and corporate advisory house. She is a stockbroker by training and was previously the economic adviser to the Minister of Minerals and Energy. Phumzile is the non-executive chairperson of Astrapak Limited, a non-executive director of Imperial Holdings Limited, the Mineworkers Investment Company Proprietary Limited, Primedia Proprietary Limited, Transaction Capital Proprietary Limited, Metrofile Holdings Limited and other unlisted companies.
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