TMG Board of Directors
 

Harish

H MEHTA
Diploma in Printing Technology (Leeds), BSc Industrial Engineering (University of Wisconsin), MBA (University of Wisconsin)
 
Independent non-executive chairman
Appointed August 2012

Harish was instrumental in the expansion of Uniprint, which was founded over 88 years ago, to 60 times its original size. Uniprint was acquired by Avusa, now TMG Limited, in 2010. Harish is a non-executive director of Spar, Redefine Income Fund, Wasteman and Cibapac.

He is executive chairman of Clearwater Capital, a family fund, and a member of the KZN Provincial board of First National Bank.


Andrew

A D BONAMOUR
BCom
 
Chief Executive Officer
Appointed January 2012

Andrew is the founder of Blackstar Group SE and non-executive chairman of Blackstar Group Proprietary Limited.

Andrew previously worked at Brait where he held positions in investment banking, principal investment divisions and corporate finance. He serves on the boards of several listed and unlisted companies.


Hans

J H W HAWINKELS

BSc (Electrical Engineering), BCom, MBA
 
Independent non-executive director
Appointed August 2012

Hans has had 10 years of experience in advising local and overseas private equity companies and family offices on their African and Asian investments across all sectors.

Prior to that, he was chief executive officer of MultiChoice Africa, a Naspers subsidiary, where he launched DStv across South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. He spent five years in Hong Kong as chief executive officer of MIH, also a Naspers subsidiary, where he concluded numerous pay-TV and internet deals, notably Tencent.


Will

W MARSHALL-SMITH
BCom (Cape Town), PGDA, CA(SA)
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Financial Director
Appointed May 2012

Will qualified as a chartered accountant whilst at Deloitte, and worked in its financial services division in New York, Cape Town and the Isle of Man.

He has over 10 years’ experience in corporate finance and public and private investing in South Africa. Will joined Blackstar in 2005 at its inception, and has served on the boards of several listed and unlisted companies.


Ravi

R NAIDOO
BSc (Hons), MBA
 
Independent non-executive director
Appointed August 2012

Ravi is the founder and managing director of Interactive Africa, a media, marketing and project management company established in 1994. Prior to that, he spent three years as an account director at Young & Rubicam where he managed a number of multinational accounts.

Ravi project-managed the First African in Space mission, as well as South Africa’s bid campaign for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ and the African Connection Rally. Among other accomplishments, he is well known for establishing the International Design Indaba, which is recognised as one of the world’s leading design institutions.

Ravi also sits on the jury of the Index Awards in Copenhagen, the world’s richest design prize.


Thomas

T J BEMELMAN
BCom (Hons) Investment Management
 
Chief Operating Officer
Appointed August 2015

Thomas joined Tiso Blackstar in June 2006 and has over ten years experience in corporate finance, and public and private investing in Africa.

 
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