Our Offices in South Africa
|Gauteng: Head Office & Pretoria Midrand, Sandtion, Randburg, JHB Central, JHB South, East Rand, West Rand, Vaal & Vereeniging.||KZN: Durban, Pinetown, South Coast, North Coast, PMB, Midlands, Richards Bay.|
|Mpumalanga: Witbank, Nelspruit||
Western Cape: Garden Route, Overberg, Winelands, Cape Town South, Cape Town North, Cape West Coast
|Other Provinces: Free State, Northern Cape, North West.||Eastern Cape: East London, Port Elizabeth|
Meet the Africabrokers Team ...
Ray Hassan (B.Com, MBL ; Dip.Mechanical Eng; Dip.Project Management )
Chairman & Chief Operating Officer
Ray Hassan is a B.Com graduate in Software Engineering and Economics . He also holds a Masters degree in Business Leadership ( Majors in Finance ; Investment & Portfolio Analysis) . He started his career as a nuclear technician at Eskom Koeberg in 1991,hence developing a solid background in mechanical engineering. He is a consummate professional driven to create shareholder value for his clients and business partners. Ray has had a distinguished career in both the public and private sector. Key expertise is in Software Engineering ,Project Management , Business Strategy, Business Process Re-engineering , designing of Service level Agreements , developing business turnaround strategies , Financial management and Risk management solutions. He is an expert at putting together buy and sell business transactions, including BEE structures. Ray was appointed CEO of Africabrokers in 2008 and handed over this role to Carl Kleynhans in 2016.
Contact Ray - Phone: 011 310 1047/8 Fax: 086 655 4693 Cell: 083 564 2883
Carl Kleynhans ( Masters in Business Management and a Registered Professional Accountant .) Chief Executive Officer
Carl spent 25 years in the corporate world with international organisations, mainly in the area of accounting, finance and operations up to board level. He left the corporate environment to start his own business. He has owned his own successful business in the retail field, and has also been involved as an International consultant with an A list of corporate clients. Consulting expertise revolves around Strategic planning and management, performance management, operational and financial restructure, with a passion for performance improvement and deal making. Carl took over as CEO in 2016.
Contact Carl on his Cell: 083 7982075
Martin Dzviti (B. Accounting Honours , CA , EDP)
Martin is a businessman with extensive experience in the fuel retail, motor dealerships, agro-processing and farming sectors. In addition he has gained solid experience at blue-chip companies including Barloworld,Daimler and Ariston Holdings both in South Africa and Zimbabwe at various levels including being CFO at Ariston Holdings. He also has consulting experience covering raising of equity, deal structuring, raising borrowings as well as business re-organisation. Besides having financial knowledge,he is hands on with regard to operations and is a business problem-solver.
Contact Martin - 073 4665343
Rizwana Badat (B.Compt Hons, CTA)
Rizwana served her articles at Desai Jadwat Chartered Accountants (SA) whilst completing her university studies and gained invaluable insights into the workings of all sizes of enterprises, particularly SMME’s in Durban. In 2002, she relocated to Johannesburg, where she worked as the Accountant for Shield Buying and Distribution, a Massmart subsidiary, which operates as a voluntary buying group for Supermarkets and Wholesalers Countrywide. This position was followed by Financial Management roles at the Imperial Motors subsidiary, Accordion Investments, the direct importer and retail dealer of various motor vehicle brands. Through her family’s ownership of retail furniture stores in Durban, coupled with her work experiences and academic achievements, she has a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience in business management. Rizwana lives in Homestead Park and takes care of AfricaBrokers Sandton region.
Colin Reeves - ( CA - UK ) Colin qualified as a chartered accountant in England in 1971 after serving articles with the firm (now called) Grant Thornton. After leaving the UK Colin worked on as an ex-patriot in Kenya and Seychelles as an audit manager and in 1975 he came to South Africa. Colin has worked in senior financial and general management positions in a variety of industries where he has gained a wide experience and understanding of business in South Africa. More recently Colin has formed a business consultancy dealing in all aspects of business become including business turnarounds, mergers and acquisitions where he has successfully completed a number of M&A and private equity transactions. Colin takes care of Africabrokers Randburg.
Contact Colin - Cell: 082 900 3411
Pretoria & Centurion
Jabu Mahlangu (N. Diploma-Electrical Engineering; Engineering Management Programme (EMP); Higher Certificate-Project Management)
Jabu is an owner and Director of various companies within the Manufacturing , Industrial, Human Resources, Finance, ICT/Software Development sectors. He has experience in business consulting, financing and capital raising. In addition he has gained solid experience at various companies including Robor Tube, Unilever, Eskom, Pebble Bed Modular Reactor (PBMR) and NECSA where he occupied various engineering/project management positions at various levels including Senior Management. Jabu is an Africabrokers agent in Pretoria and surrounding areas.
Contact Jabu on 072 2055343
Phil Trollip ( B.Com - Accounting & Economics)
Phil is a B.Com graduate majoring in Accounting and Economics. He starting his corporate career in the IT industry as a computer programmer and progressed through the ranks to project management and IT management positions. Phil left the corporate world in 2003 and started his own estate agency franchise in Centurion. He wrote the Estate Agents Affairs Board exams and qualified as a certified estate agent in 2004. He moved his focus from selling property to business broking 10 years ago, during which time he successfully brokered the sale of a number of businesses operating in various sectors of the economy. Phil runs the Pretoria and Centurion offices.
Phil's cell No, 0828758373
KZN South Coast
Alan started his working life as a school teacher. He then moved into the FMCG business ( Fast Moving Consumer Goods ) where he stayed for 32 years.He took early retirement in 2006 when he joined Africa Brokers in the North West Province. At that stage he also had other business interests. In 2011 he moved to the KZN South Coast where he continued with Africa Brokers and other business activities. He believes in sound business ethics and does not consider a deal to be a good deal unless both parties are happy with the end result.
Contact Alan : Cell No. 0823330205
Cape Garden Route
Ken Maade (Dip. Production & Business Management; B.Sc Biochemistry -incomplete)
Ken has a diploma in Production and Business Management and a part BSc in Biochemistry. He spent 13 years in various positions in corporate management in the areas of production management and systems, industrial engineering and factory management. During this time he was exposed to a number of different industries including non-ferrous and precious metal industries, light engineering fabrication, food processing and chemical activities. He then spent a further 13 years in various businesses of his own, covering retail, wholesale and manufacturing activities mostly related to home improvement and building supplies. More recently, he has been involved in a wide variety of business consulting activities including, business analysis, mentoring and turn-around management for large, medium and small corporates.
Ken Cell: 082 377 1825
Cape Town South
Richard Owen-Thomas (EDP)
Richard has had a wealth of experience both in the corporate, private and franchise sector. He has held various sales and operations positions within large corporates.He completed his Executive Development Programme at Wits University, and left the corporate sector in 2000. Over the past 6 years his entrepreneurial flair has seen him own and sell a number of successful businesses in various sectors. Today he is part of the executive team with AfricaBrokers and manages Cape Southern areas.
Richard Cell: 082 561 3471
Pravin Chetty ( B.Sc Geology ; MBA; NHD Coal Mining; )
Pravin is our mining specialist consultant based in Witbank .As a qualified Geologist ,he has held various senior mining positions culminating as General Manager of Impunzi Complex, a major Glencore mine, in 2008. He has been responsible for mining 36 Million m3 of waste, and 12 Million tons of coal. Pravin is a member of the following Professional Institutions: Council Member of the South African Colliery Managers’ Association, where, amongst other portfolios, he was the examiner for the Government Mine Managers’ Certificate; South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy; Geological Society of South Africa.He completed his Management Development Programme at the University of Stellenbosch (USB) in November 2004 and an MBA at the University of Stellenbosch in 2011. He joined Africabrokers in 2016.
Pravin can be contacted on 082 332 9142