• Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 4th Mar 2019

Profile summary: 

52 year old, South African Indian male. He lives in Randpark Ridge and has a NHP (Metallurgical Engineering), MDP (UNISA GSB), MBA (Heriot-Watt University and Strategy Master Academy (UCT GSB). His experience spans various industrial and economic sectors.

Seasoned Business Executive with over 30 years of business leadership experience across multiple functional areas at major global and national corporations. Proven track record of delivering pioneering, high impact systems and processes in business areas ranging from Strategic Planning to Operations  in the Oil, Energy, Manufacturing and Mining Industries. Developed business solutions to exploit identified business improvement opportunities by leading cross functional teams who successfully integrated these solutions into the organisations.

Skilled in Operations, Business Process Improvement, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Business Strategy. Has a wealth of experience in Safety, Health, Environment, Risk and Quality (SHERQ) Management, Lean Manufacturing, Change management and Leadership Development.

He is immediately available and looking for an exciting opportunity within manufacturing, oil and gas, supply chain environment at Director or Managing Director level.


Summary of Experience: (sample)

He started his career in a manufacturing business as a Metallurgist in the Research and Development Department and then as Process Metallurgist in the Production Department. He then moved a mining company in the capacity of Production Supervisor responsible for the commissioning of a greenfield aluminium smelter and was subsequently promoted to Production Superintendent responsible for the overall management of aluminium smelting production facility. He then took over the management of the entire supply chain for both wet and dry goods at an International Energy Company at Divisional Manager level. He then progressed to an Executive level managing multiple locations across Southern Africa. He then moved onto the entrepreneurial space and successfully launched a business that diversified into three (3) different sectors of activity.

He has been responsible for managing manufacturing, production/operations, supply chain, logistics, financial, procurement, health and safety and IT systems. He has managed diverse teams of skilled, technical and specialist staff. His experience includes project management, development and implementation of strategies, contract negotiation, change management, financial reporting and analysis, people management and leadership, board management and legal aspects of setting and managing a business. He has also served in Ministerial Task Team and Board Constituted Work Teams.

A results driven candidate who is business minded and passionate about people and finding solutions to challenges that we face on a daily basis. He has over the last 30 years developed and improved business processes, extracted sustainable value from these streamlined processes, developed, coached and mentored individual and teams into high performance individuals/teams.

He embodies the entrepreneurial spirit as he is a smart risk taker, implementer, rule breaker and in a word – an innovator. He loves creating new product, services, new markets and jobs.

Phone Number
Racial Classification
Job Title
Operations / Supply Chain / Health and Safety Executive
National Higher Diploma (Metallurgical Engineering), Junior Management Diploma, Management (General) Development Programme, Master of Business Administration, Management of Petroleum Policy and Economics, Strategy Master Academy
Years of Experience
Industry Experience
Engineering, Transport and ICT
Salary bracket
R1.5 million pa.
Consultant Name
Jennifer Sutherland
Consultant Email
Consultant Phone Number
072 386 6865

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