Executive Committee

Executive Committee

Gavin Dalgleish (49) ^+
BScEng(Chem), MScEng(Chem)
Joined the sugar industry 1988**
Joined the group 1988
Managing Director

Responsible to the Illovo board and shareholders for the delivery of the group's strategic goals and objectives, providing leadership across operations


Mohammed Abdool-Samad (44) ^+
BCom, CA(SA)
Joined the sugar industry 2011
Joined the group 2011
Financial Director

Responsible for group financial, business development, treasury and corporate finance functions, internal audit, information technology, performance analysis (operational and financial), risk management and insurance


John Hulley (55) ^+
DipMechEng, MDP
Joined the sugar industry 1978**
Joined the group 1978
Operations Director

Responsible for group operational performance relating to all agricultural and manufacturing operations, group operations support, risk and safety management and continuous improvement


Larry Riddle (55) +
BCom, CA(SA)
Joined the sugar industry 1986
Joined the group 1986
Commercial Director

Responsible for group commercial operations relating to sugar and downstream operations, new business opportunities, export marketing, group procurement, outbound logistics, industrial affairs and advocacy

^  Member of Risk Management Committee
+ Member of Social and Ethics Committee
** Includes periods of broken service

[The diversity status of the executive directors who comprise the Executive Committee is three white South African males, and one black male].

Jennifer Kunst   Nigel Hawley
Company Secretary   Human Resources Executive

Jennifer Kunst (61)+
BA LLB Dip Mar Law
Joined the sugar industry 2011
Joined the group 2011
Corporate Affairs

Responsible for all statutory and regulatory company secretarial functions, governance, and overseeing the legal, secretarial, compliance, sustainability and corporate citizenship functions


Nigel Hawley (58)+
BCom (Hons)
Joined the sugar industry 1978
Joined the group 1978
Human Resources

Responsible for group and corporate human resources policies, staffing and talent management, human resource development and training, industrial relations, retirement funding, compensation and benefits, human resource administration and payrolls, employee welfare and medical services


Date: Wed, 15 July

Time: 14:00

Venue: Illovo Sugar Park

Notice of AGM


Contact Us

Illovo Sugar Park, 1 Montgomery Drive, Mount Edgecombe, KwaZulu-Natal

Tel: +27 31 508 4300