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The following companies are currently seeking non-executive directors for their high-performance boards. If you feel like you might be the person they are looking for, please contact Beverley Hancock at appoint@sirdargroup.com.

manufacturing

Independent, Non-Executive Director opportunity

Directors Sought: Independent, Non-Executive Director
Expertise Highlights: Experience guiding or working with owner managed / entrepreneurial businesses. Prior experience as a chief executive, and subsequently in the effective mentorship of a chief executive, executive team or participation in a board process Has gravitas, and is respected by chief executives, directors and key stakeholders Strong financial skills (commercial and finance. Worked in emerging markets – ideally Africa Established network in West Africa and /or good networking abilities Previously worked with multi-nationals and understand supply chain Directors with strong family values combined with accountability for performance Strong commercial acumen. Click below to see all expertise highlights.
Location: Nigeria

financial

Independent, Non-Executive Director opportunity

Directors Sought: Independent, Non-Executive Director
Expertise Highlights: Previous Board and Audit Committee experience essential (ideally having previously chaired an Audit Committee) Demonstrated financial acumen is a non-negotiable An entrepreneurial mindset and experience building / expanding business CA (SA) qualification- highly advantageous Directors are to have inner strength and the ability to hold their own in the boardroom space. This is a strong board, where board members are not afraid to ask the tough questions.
Location: Ideally Johannesburg based NED candidates.

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Independent Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director

Directors Sought: Independent, Non-Executive Director
Expertise Highlights: Focused, engaged and driven Directors to have board experience – and the Independent Chairman to have sound previous experience of chairing a board. At least one director will be a CA (SA) will very strong financial acumen An understanding of a founder led business that is currently transitioning. Experience scaling up fast growing businesses in a sustainable manner
Location: Johannesburg

jhb

Seeking Two Non-Executive Directors

Directors Sought: Two Non-Executive Directors
Expertise Highlights: Demonstrated commercial acumen and experience in leading a company’s growth path, with at least one director having been involved in growing a holding/investment company managing significant (R 500 million to R 1 billion) assets. The independents should be the champions for board and governance effectiveness, and thus would have experience to support this. Track record in driving performance outcomes. Strong emotional intelligence to support the board culture of trust and candour while supporting the development of the current directors and the generational transition. Specific skills / knowledge areas: o Finance and modelling.o Banking and fund raising (corporate finance, private equity). o Strategy – specifically related to investments and developing / managing a growing portfolio of investment companies. o Partnering / partnerships and contracting (M&A, JVs, Alliances). o An active involvement in mid-sized companies. o An understanding of founder led businesses. o Audit in the context of an investment company and group of portfolio businesses
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

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Seeking One Independent, Non-Executive Director

Directors Sought: One independent, non-executive director
Expertise Highlights: Advanced skill in chairmanship and board performance leadership ▪ In-depth strategic understanding of Africa and /or emerging markets ▪ Understanding of family business member dynamics ▪ Understanding of what makes a high-performance board
Location: Meetings held in Lagos (Nigeria), Accra (Ghana) & East Africa, as required.

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Seeking One Independent, Non-Executive Director

Directors Sought: One independent, non-executive director
Expertise Highlights: Manufacturing industry experience, in the packaging sector ▪ Advantageous is plastic packaging experience ▪ Experience guiding or working with owner managed / entrepreneurial businesses. ▪ Worked in Africa ▪ Previously worked with multi-nationals and understand supply chain ▪ Directors with strong family values combined with accountability for performance ▪ Strong commercial acumen. ▪ Able to commit to monthly face-to-face board meetings
Location: Nigeria / Ghana – prospective NEDs must be resident in Nigeria or Ghana

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Seeking One Independent Chairman and One Non-Executive Director

Directors Sought: One Independent Chairman and one Non-Executive Director
Expertise Highlights: Demonstrated commercial acumen and experience in leading a company’s growth path, with at least one director having been involved in growing a company to twenty-five to thirty million Rands in revenue ▪ One of the Independent Directors must demonstrate an understanding of the business commercials at a strategic level, this includes negotiations and contracting agreements with clients ▪ One of the Independent Directors must have strong financial knowledge and experience and be able to assist in capital raising ▪ Understand the context of the business well – sale of technology products and services to large scale B2B clients
Location: Johannesburg

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Seeking One Independent Chairman and One Non-Executive Director

Directors Sought: One Independent Chairman and one Non-Executive Director
Expertise Highlights: Chartered Accountant ▪ Advanced skill in chairmanship and board performance leadership ▪ Understanding of family business member dynamics ▪ Understanding of what makes a high-performance board ▪ Demonstrated commercial acumen and experience in leading a company’s growth path, ideally having been involved in growing a company to R50million in revenue. ▪ Understanding of OR specific expertise in technology-enabled business, the digital revolution, technical education development, growing corporate account business models, and finance.
Location: Cape Town

twizza

Seeking One Independent, Non-Executive Director

Directors Sought: One Independent, Non-Executive Director
Expertise Highlights: Demonstrated commercial acumen and experience in leading a company’s growth path ▪ Ideally been involved in growing a company to R2 billion in revenue. ▪ Should be the champion for board and governance effectiveness, and thus have experience to support this. ▪ Ability to create accountability at management level and drive organisational results – directors should have a track record in driving performance outcomes. ▪ Specific expertise in marketing, specifically in the access to the FMCG retail market.
Location: Required to travel for meetings to Johannesburg and the three plants (Queenstown, Middelburg and Cape Town)

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Seeking Independent Directors

Directors Sought: One Independent chairperson and One Non-Executive Director
Expertise Highlights: Demonstrated commercial acumen and experience in leading a company’s strategic growth path. ▪ At least one director having been involved in growing a company beyond R750 million in revenue. ▪ Strategic understanding of Africa and /or emerging markets. ▪ Strong emotional intelligence and ability to work within a professional family business ethos / milieu. ▪ Be the champions for board and governance effectiveness, and thus have experience to support this. ▪ Technical areas of expertise or experience (Strategic risk governance; Growing beyond borders / international expansion: Compliance across multiple jurisdictions, and Transfer pricing strategies; Drive Performance Management and Oversight of Remuneration Strategy)
Location: Johannesburg

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Seeking One Independent Non-Executive Director and One Independent Chairman

Directors Sought: One Independent non-executive director and one Independent chairman
Expertise Highlights:Board experience ▪ One of the directors to be a Chartered Accountant ▪ Experience in a professional services firm highly advantageous ▪ Experience in leading a company’s growth path, with at least one director having been involved in growing a company to R100+ million in revenue or at the growth pace of tripling over three years.
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

non-exec

Seeking Two Non-Executive Directors

Directors Sought: Two non-executive directors – one being the independent chairman of the board
Expertise Highlights: Specific expertise in trans-Africa businesses, turnaround strategies, group leadership, investment portfolio business models and scaling up businesses out of start-up and into high-growth. ▪ Demonstrated commercial acumen and experience in leading a company’s growth path to achieving specific growth goals. ▪ The independent directors should be the champions for board and governance effectiveness, and thus would have experience to support this. ▪ Strong emotional intelligence to support the board culture of trust and candor while supporting the development of the allocated members.
Location: Kenya or United Kingdom

mohinani

Seeking One Independent Director for Manufacturing Company

Directors Sought: One Independent Director
Expertise Highlights: Manufacturing industry experience. Packaging sector advantageous – plastic packaging ideal .
Location: Nigeria, Africa. Highly advantageous if work / reside in Nigeria or Ghana
Directors Fees: To be confirmed

neighbourhoo-farms

Seeking One Independent Director for Neighbourhood Farms

Directors Sought: One Independent Director
Expertise Highlights: Previous board experience ▪ Specific expertise in marketing, sales and customer or market development would be hugely valuable to this board.
Location: Cape Town – Noordhoek
Directors Fees: N/A – this is a voluntary position

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