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Growthpoint Properties Ltd (GRTJ.J)

GRTJ.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jacobus Marais

63 2008 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Leon Sasse

53 2018 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Gerald Volkel

57 2013 Finance Director, Executive Director

Rudolf Pienaar

58 2018 Chief Development and Investment Officer

Dirkje Bouma

46 2018 Group Treasurer

Olive Chauke

47 2018 Executive Director, Director of Human Resources

Estienne de Klerk

49 2018 Chief Executive Officer - Growthpoint South Africa, Executive Director

Lauren Turner

42 2018 Head - Investor Relations

Engelbert Binedell

48 2018 Chief Operating Officer - South Africa

Greg De Klerk

61 2016 Regional Head – Durban

George Muchanya

46 2018 Head of Corporate Finance

Shawn Theunissen

39 2016 Head - Corporate Social Responsibility

Roland Krabbenhoft

Company Secretary

John Hayward

67 2017 Non-Executive Lead Independent Director

Mzolisi Diliza

69 2001 Non-Executive Director

S. Mngconkola

56 2012 Non-Executive Director

Ragavan Moonsamy

54 2005 Non-Executive Independent Director

Peter Fechter

72 2003 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lynette Finlay

58 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nompumelelo Nkabinde

58 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nonzukiso Siyotula

34 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Frederick Visser

66 2001 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jacobus Marais

Mr. Jacobus Francois Marais serves as a Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Growthpoint Properties Limited., since July 8, 2008. founding member and partner of Glyn Marais Inc., although no longer responsible for directing the firm, a Chambers and Global 500 rated corporate lawyer, director of Growthpoint Properties Australia Limited and V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Ltd.

Leon Sasse

Mr. Leon Norbert Sasse serves as Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company., since 1 March 2018. Experience in corporate finance dealing with listings, delistings, mergers, acquisitions and capital raising. One of the founding members of the SA REIT Association. Director of major Group subsidiaries, Growthpoint Properties Australia Limited, V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Ltd and subsidiaries, African Real Estate Management Company Limited and Growthpoint Investec Africa Property Management Limited, Globalworth Real Estate Investments Limited and Growthpoint Poland Real Estate.

Gerald Volkel

Mr. Gerald Volkel serves as Finance Director, Executive Director of Growthpoint Properties Limited. since February 1, 2013. Ended 15 years in the auditing profession as an audit partner with the former Ernst & Young before joining the JD Group Limited in November 1995, where he was appointed to its Board in April 2001 as the Chief Financial Officer having fulfilled that role for 12 years. Director of major Group subsidiaries

Rudolf Pienaar

Mr. Rudolf Pienaar serves as Chief Development and Investment Officer of the Company. He has Thirty-two years’ experience in the property industry.

Dirkje Bouma

Ms. Dirkje Bouma serves as Group Treasurer of the Company. She holds MSc Finance, CFA. She has Twenty two years’ financial and treasury experience.

Olive Chauke

Ms. Olive Chauke is Executive Director, Director of Human Resources of the company. 20 years’ HR experience gained in both private and public companies in retail, petroleum, financial services, healthcare and hospitality.

Estienne de Klerk

Mr. Estienne Konrad de Klerk serves as Chief Executive Officer - Growthpoint South Africa, Executive Director of the Company., since March 1, 2018. Extensive experience in listed property, involved in BEE transactions, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions. Represented the SA REIT Association as lead negotiator and signatory to the Property Sector Transformation Charter and chaired its REIT Committee, which negotiated and finalised the South African REIT tax and regulatory legislation with the SA National Treasury, SA Revenue Service, Financial Services Board and the JSE. Director of major Group subsidiaries, Growthpoint Properties Australia Limited and V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Ltd and subsidiaries. Past President of SAPOA and Chairman of SA REIT Association Regulatory and Tax Committee.

Lauren Turner

Ms. Lauren Turner serves as Head of Investor Relations of the Company. She holds BCompt (Hons). She has Seventeen years’ financial markets experience.

Engelbert Binedell

Mr. Engelbert Binedell serves as Chief Operating Officer - South Africa of the Company. He holds BA (Ed), MBL. He has Twenty-one year's experience in listed property.

Greg De Klerk

Mr. Greg De Klerk was Regional Head – Durban of the Company. He has FCIS Twenty-five years’.

George Muchanya

Mr. George Muchanya serves as Head of Corporate Finance of the Company. He holds BSc Eng, MBA, Corporate Finance Programme. He has Twenty-three years’ experience spanning engineering, management, consulting and the property industry.

Shawn Theunissen

Mr. Shawn Theunissen serves as Head - Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of the Company. He holds BCom (Industrial Pysch), Master’s in Concept Marketing and Innovation. He has Fifteen years of organisational development and socioeconomic development experience.

Roland Krabbenhoft

Mr. Roland A. Krabbenhoft serves as Company Secretary of the company. He holds a Fellowship with Chartered Secretaries Southern Africa (1993) and the Chartered Institute of Business Management (1993), a Diploma in Corporate Governance (RAU – 1997), and has been involved as a Company Secretary and Group Company Secretary of JSE-listed companies since 1987. He is not a director of any Group company but a full-time employee and maintains an arm’s length relationship with the Board.

John Hayward

Mr. John Cary Hayward serves as Non-Executive Lead Independent Director of Growthpoint Properties Limited. since 6 June 2017. Actuary and consultant, mainly in the investment and retirement fund fields. Fellow of the Society of Actuaries of SA, Fellow of the Society of Actuaries in Namibia, Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries.

Mzolisi Diliza

Mr. Mzolisi Goodman Diliza serves as Non-Executive Director of Growthpoint Properties Limited. Executive Chairman of Strategic Partnership Group (Pty) Ltd, director of Bombela Concession Company, director of Bombela Operating Company (Pty) Ltd, Chairman of Mega Express (Pty) Ltd, Chairman of Teba Fund Trust, Board member of NWU Potchefstroom Business School, former Chief Executive of the Chamber of Mines of South Africa.

S. Mngconkola

Mr. S. Patrick Mngconkola serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. Former non-executive director of the PIC and former trustee of the Government Employees’ Pension Fund, director of V&A Waterfront Holdings (Pty) Ltd and its subsidiaries.

Ragavan Moonsamy

Mr. Ragavan Moonsamy serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Growthpoint Properties Limited., since August 31, 2005. Founder of Kascara Financial Services (Pty) Ltd, Managing Director of UniPalm Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd and director of Qmuzik Technologies (Pty) Ltd.

Peter Fechter

Mr. Peter Henry Fechter serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Growthpoint Properties Limited. Broad-based management and direction of businesses in the building construction, commercial and industrial property development arena, resulting in broader direction of associated investment companies. Non-executive director of GWI.

Lynette Finlay

Ms. Lynette Ann Finlay serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Director of Emerging African Property Holdings (Pty) Ltd, first female President of South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) and winner of the first “5 Star Woman Award” awarded to women in the property industry.

Nompumelelo Nkabinde

Ms. Nompumelelo Bongekile Patricia Nkabinde serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Growthpoint Properties Limited. Co-founder and Managing Director of Sigma Lifts and Escalators (Pty) Ltd and founder of the Engineering Partners’ Group. Held senior management positions in the field of business development, human resources, communication, as well as training and development with reputable organisations including PG Bison and Otis (Pty) Ltd.

Nonzukiso Siyotula

Ms. Nonzukiso Siyotula is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Former CEO of Thebe Capital. Prior to joining the Thebe Group, held various senior positions at Barclays Africa Group, Old Mutual Retail Mass, Royal Bafokeng Holdings and South African Breweries. Serves on a number of non-profit, public and listed boards. Professional membership: SAICA, CIMA, Institute of Directors of Southern Africa, The African Women Chartered Accountants Forum, the Association of Black Securities and Investment Professionals, International Women’s Forum, Young Global Leader at World Economic Forum.

Frederick Visser

Mr. Frederick Johannes (Eric) Visser serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Growthpoint Properties Limited. He is Chief Executive Officer of Mine Pension Funds. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Chief Executive Officer of the Sentinel Retirement Fund. He has been in the asset management industry for the past 20 years, with large investments, amongst others, in development, direct and listed property both locally and offshore (including Africa).