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Shakes Matiwaza
Isanti Role:

Interim Managing Director, Board member
Provides leadership during the transition period
Managing the overall operations and resources of Isanti Glass
Director and co-founder of Kwande Capital, controlling shareholder of Isanti Glass

Career: 27 years

Co-founder of Kwande Capital in 2010 – 10 years of deal-making and investment management
Director of several Kwande Capital investee companies
4 years in investment management at Shanduka Group and Mvelaphanda Group
9 years in investment banking – mergers and acquisitions at Standard Bank
4 years as process engineer at PetroSA plant in Mossel Bay

Education:

BSc Chemical Engineering – University of Cape Town
BCom – Accounting and Economics – UNISA
MBA
     ✓ University of Cape Town
    ✓ Institute of Manufacturing, University of Cambridge
    ✓ Sainsbury Management Fellow

Richard Rivett-Carnac
Isanti Role:

AB InBev BOARD Representative
M&A and Treasury Director for ABI Africa Zone
Responsible for managing the ABI Zone and Isanti partnership

Career: 21 years

Qualified Chartered Accountant (South Africa)
Worked in the United Kingdom in Investment Banking and with SABMiller
11 years with SABMiller/AB InBev working in sales, operations, M&A and treasury

Education:

University of Cape Town (Bachelor of Business Science)
University of Natal Durban (Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Accounting))
South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

Deon Dhlomo
Isanti Role:

Member of the Board of Directors of Isanti Glass
Director and co-founder of Kwande Capital, controlling shareholder of Isanti Glass

Career: 26 years

Founder of Kwande Group in 2004
Director of several Kwande Capital investee companies
4 years as management consultant at McKinsey & Company
5 years as process engineer at Shell and BP Petroleum Refinery in Durban

Education:

BSc Chemical Engineering – University of Cape Town
MBA
    ✓  University of Cape Town
    ✓  Institute of Manufacturing, University of Cambridge
    ✓  Sainsbury Management Fellow

Meet the Isanti Leaders
Nishina Dayaram
Isanti Role:

Interim CFO of Isanti
Responsible for managing the financial resources of Isanti
Responsible for the IT function of Isanti
Kwande Group CFO

Career: 18 years

Qualified Chartered Accountant (South Africa)
12 years CFO experience in the healthcare, nuclear technology, mining and manufacturing industries

Education:

University of Natal (Bachelor of Commerce)
University of Natal (Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Accounting)
South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA(SA)
Unisa SBL (Masters in Business Leadership)

Keith Ayres
Isanti Role:

Sales and Marketing Director
Drive all National sales inline with the Board strategic direction of Isanti Glass
Ensure compliance with Competition Commission requirements through the transition
Streamlining Isanti Glass client and SKU base to align strategies of efficiency and growth

Career: 39 years

13 years in Nampak Glass (Sales and Marketing Director)
8 years in Consol Speciality Glass as a minority shareholder (Sales & Marketing Director)
10 years in Kohler Packaging (Sales Director)

Education:

UCT – Management Development Program Packaging

Mandisa Seleoane
Isanti Role:

HR Executive
Managing the HR function

Career: 22 years

+20 years human capital experience
+15 years of human capital leadership experience, incl. 7 years of board & board sub-committee experience
Combination of consulting and industry experience
Proven track record of leading large-scale organisational transformation programmes
Multi-sector experience (financial, consulting, advertising & media, mining, IT, manufacturing)
P&L experience

Education:

BA in Psychology – Westville University
Honours in HR & LR– Rand Afrikaans University
PME – GIBS
D32/33 – Corporate College International
ETDP – Corporate College International
Certified ISO900/2000 Auditor
Certified Master Coach

Claudio Macedo
Isanti Role:

Plant Manager
Oversight of production, maintenance, quality, financial, logistics, people, health and safety;
Responsibility for requesting supplemental support as needed from the Service Provider (TSA)
Implement the Improvement System from VOPs
Develop & drive the team to excellence

Career: 24 years

13 years in ABI, VOPs operations (Glass Plant & Crowns Plant)
11 years in GE – General Electric , Lighting Business (Glass plant )

Education:

BS IT, Information Technology , University of Rio de Janeiro City
MBA Engineering of Maintenance, University Estacio de Sa
MBA Project Management , Foundation Getúlio Vargas

Meet the VOPS Team
Greg Kellerman
Isanti Role:

Technical Services Agreement Leader
Provide Techncial Support from AB-Inbev; Specialists, Procedures, Training Materials, “Ways of Working”
Coordinate Process Improvement efforts to improve Safety, Quality and Productivity

Career: 38 years

28 years in Budweiser Breweries USA
10 years in AB-Inbev Global Verticalized operations (including glass plants )

Education:

BS Mechanical Engineering

Marcelo Otto
Isanti Role:

Vertical Operations Director, responsible for the TSA team
Provide Techncial Support from AB-Inbev; Specialists, Procedures, Training Materials, “Ways of Working”
Coordinate Process Improvement efforts to improve Safety, Quality and Productivity

Career: 25 years

5 years in many different roles on technical/leadership roles on Maltings and Brewing Areas – Brew Master training 1999
11 years on more business related areas: procurement, logistics, including 3 years as Malting Plant Manager
9 years as Vertical Operations Director, baing 7 in Latin Americe (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguai) and 2 in Africa (South Africa, Zambia, Uganda)

Education:

BS Chemical Engineering – UFRGS Brazil
Brew Master – Siebel institute Chicago
MBA – BSSP – Sao Paulo Brazil

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