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van der Merwe, Chris 

Dr. Chris Rudolph van der Merwe, Ph.D., is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Curro Holdings Ltd. Chris matriculated at the JG Meiring High School in 1979. He studied education at the Stellenbosch University and completed the degree B.Prim (Ed) at the end of 1983. He accepted his first teaching post at Gene Louw Primary School in the beginning of 1986 and obtained the degree B.Ed (UNISA) in 1988 before becoming Head of Department in 1992. In this year he also obtained the degree M.Ed (cum laude). In 1993 he started a close corporation “SkoolCor” whilst teaching at Gene Louw Primary School. This company produced electronic learning modules as surrogate for textbooks and supplied these to schools nationwide. During 2008, the Shuttleworth Foundation purchased more than 1000 learning modules and today they form an integral part of an Open Source Methodology. Chris became the deputy principal of Fanie Theron Primary School in 1997 and in the same year he obtained a doctorate at the Stellenbosch University. During 1998 Chris founded Curro. During 1999 he constructed Curro Durbanville’s campus and in January 2000 approximately 320 learners started the academic year on this new campus. Since 1999 Chris has been Chief Executive Officer of Curro.

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, ZAR 1,244,000
Restricted Stock Award, ZAR --
Long-Term Incentive Plans, ZAR --
All Other, ZAR --
Fiscal Year Total, ZAR 1,244,000

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