Non-Executive Directors

  • Brian Joffe

    Brian Joffe

    Chairman

    Non-Executive Director
    Age:
    70
    Qualifications:
    CA(SA)
    Appointed:
    August 17 1995
    Board committee: 
    Acquisitions and Nominations committee

    Since founding Bid Corporation in 1988, Brian served as executive chairman of The Bidvest Group Limited until his appointment as chief executive in 2004. Director of numerous Bidvest subsidiaries. Brian has over 33 years of South African and international commercial experience. Brian was one of the Sunday Times’ top five businessmen in 1992 and is a past recipient of the Jewish Business Achiever of the Year award, was listed as one of the top 100 Africans of the Year in the Africa Almanac in 2001, was voted South Africa’s Top Manager of the Year in 2002 in the Corporate Research Foundation’s publication South Africa’s Leading Managers, represented South Africa at the coveted Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year awards in 2003, voted the Sunday Times’ Businessman of the Year in 2007, awarded an honorary doctorate in May 2008 by Unisa and selected in 2010 by Wits Business School Journal as one of South Africa’s top 25 business leaders, having made a significant impact on business in South Africa over the last five years. Listed by Forbes Magazine as one of the 20 most powerful people in African business. Brian is vice-chairman of the board of Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited (previously chairman 2014 to 2015), a non-executive director of The Bidvest Group Limited and is the executive chairman of Bid Corporation Limited (appointed April 14 2016).

  • Paul Cambo Baloyi

    Paul Cambo Baloyi

    Non-Executive Director

    Age:
    61
    Qualifications:
    MBA (Manchester Bangor University of Wales), MDP, SEP (Harvard)
    Appointed:
    March 20 2016
    Board committee: 
    Audit and risk, Acquisitions and Remuneration committee

    Paul is the managing director of CAP Leverage Proprietary Limited. From June 11 2006 until April 2012, he was the chief executive officer and managing director of the Development Bank of Southern Africa. Paul also served as chief executive officer and managing director of DBSA Development Fund. Prior to this, Paul had spent 30 years in the financial services sector, with both Standard Bank and the Nedbank group. His last position at Nedbank was as managing director of Nedbank Africa. Paul has been an independent non-executive director on many boards locally and internationally including, African financial institutions. He was a council member of the Institute of Bankers and also served as chairman of the Ned Medical Aid. Other boards include Old Mutual South Africa, AUSTRO Group Limited, Basil Read Limited (chairman) and CAP Leverage Proprietary Limited. Paul also serves on various board committees (audit, risk, remuneration and nominations) as member and chairman.

  • Douglas Denoon Balharrie Band

    Douglas Denoon Balharrie Band

    Lead Independent Director
    Age:
    73
    Qualifications:
    CA(SA)
    Appointed:
    March 20 2016
    Board committee: 
    Acquisitions, Nominations and Remuneration committee

    Doug has extensive experience in both commerce and industry and has previously served in the capacity of independent director in a number of JSE top 40 companies.

  • Dolly Mokgatle

    Dolly Mokgatle

    Non-Executive Director
    Age:
    61
    Qualifications:
    B Proc (Univ of North) LLB (Law) (WITS)
    Appointed:
    October 4 2016
    Board committee: 
    Social and Ethics Committee, Nominations Committee

    Dolly, an attorney by profession, is an executive director of Peotona Group Holdings and has served in many executive and non-executive roles across corporate South Africa. The board welcomes Dolly and looks forward to her valued contribution to Bidcorp.

  • Nigel George Payne

    Nigel George Payne

    Non-Executive Director

    Age:
    57
    Qualifications:
    CA(SA), MBL
    Appointed:
    March 20 2016
    Board committee: 
    Audit and risk, Social and ethics, Acquisitions and Remuneration committee

    Nigel is a director of companies, including the JSE Limited, Mr Price Group Limited (chairman), Vukile Property Fund Limited and BSi Steel Limited, and is chairman of Bidvest Bank Limited.

  • Helen Wiseman

    Helen Wiseman

    Non-Executive Director

    Age:
    51
    Qualifications:
    BSc (Hons) University of Manchester, CA, GAICD
    Appointed:
    March 20 2016
    Board committee: 
    Audit and risk and Social and ethics committee

    A non-executive director and former KPMG partner, Helen has extensive international business experience across a range of sectors including manufacturing, distribution, mining, energy and financial services. Helen has chaired regional audit committees of the Bidvest International Foodservice Business since 2011 and has held various board roles, including her current role as audit and risk committee chairman for Bid Corporation Limited.