About us – Leadership

OUR BOARD IS COMPRISED OF LEADERS IN THE PROPERTY AND FINANCE INDUSTRY, CAPABLE OF PROVIDING THE EXPERTISE AND INSIGHT TO DRIVE OCTODEC FORWARD

Non-Executive Directors

Chairman
BA LLB (cum laude)

Date of appointment: 4 October 1994 Board committee memberships: Member of the nominations, social, ethics, remuneration and transformation and risk committees. Significant other directorships: Transaction Capital Limited Number of non-significant dire

MYRON POLLACK
CA(SA)

Date of appointment: 4 October 1994 Board committee memberships: Member of the independent sub-committee, risk, nominations and social, ethics, remuneration and transformation committees. Significant other directorships: None Number of non-significant

Executive Directors

JEFFREY WAPNICK
Managing director
BCom

Date of appointment: 2 October 1998 Board committee memberships: Member of the risk committee. Significant other directorships: Premium Properties Limited Number of non-significant directorships: Sixty-three Skills and expertise: Finance, industry expe

ANTHONY STEIN
Financial director
CA(SA)

Date of appointment: 1 July 2009 Board committee memberships: Member of the risk committee. Significant other directorships: Premium Properties Limited Number of non-significant directorships: Nineteen Skills and expertise: Finance, industry experience

Independent Non-Executive Directors

DEREK COHEN
Lead independent director
AEP (Unisa)

Date of appointment: 1 October 2009 Board committee memberships: Chairman of the nominations and independent sub-committees and a member of the audit, risk, and social, ethics, remuneration and transformation committees. Significant other directorships

GERARD KEMP
MSc (Mining Engineering), DPLR, MDP

Chairman of the social, ethics, remuneration and transformation committee and a member of the independent sub-committee, audit, risk and nominations committees.

NYIMPINI MABUNDA
MBA, Post Graduate Diploma (Marketing Management), BSocSci

Date of appointment: 11 February 2019 Board committee memberships: None Significant other directorships: None Number of non-significant directorships: Six Skills and expertise: General management, business operations, risk and opportunity management, s

M Mojapelo
BA (Hons) (Education), MAP, Dip HR, MBA

Date of appointment: 1 March 2020 Board committee memberships: Member of the social, ethics, remuneration and transformation committee. Significant other directorships: The Rand Mutual Assurance Company Limited and RMA Life Assurance Company Limited Nu

PIETER STRYDOM
MCom (cum laude) CA(SA)

Date of appointment: 6 February 2012 Board committee memberships: Chairman of the audit and risk committees and a member of the independent sub-committee and nominations committees. Significant other directorships: Old Mutual Nigeria Life Assurance Com

Louis Van Breda
CA(SA)

Date of appointment: 1 March 2020 Board committee memberships: Member of the audit and risk committees. Significant other directorships: None Number of non-significant directorships: One Skills and expertise: Louis has deep sector knowledge and experie