Our Management

Approachable. Accessible. Accountable.

These qualities set our board members apart. With their passion for success, they embrace the vision that leading a winning team means inspiring all aspects of the business.

Below are our Board Members and Exco Team.

BOARD

KENTON FINE
KENTON FINE

Group Chairman

Co-founder with Dennis Zietsman of the Servest Group in 1997. Kenton was initially the Group Chief Executive. He was subsequently appointed as Chairman in October 2006, following which he relocated to the United Kingdom in 2007 to start the Group’s UK arm, Servest United Kingdom.

XOLILE SIZANI Pr. Eng
XOLILE SIZANI Pr. Eng

Group Chief Executive Officer

Xolile’s most recent appointment was as Group CEO of a leading courier pharmacy group, Medipost. Prior to that, he was a senior executive in the Afrox Group. Xolile is results driven and like many engineers, takes a strategic systematic approach to complex problem-solving. Xolile is also a people’s person, who is passionate about the development and growth of colleagues while also focusing on customers, processes and execution.

MBONISI DANISA
MBONISI DANISA

Non-Executive Director

Mbonisi has been with KTH since 2011 as Director of Investments. He has also worked for Standard Bank within structured finance and prior to that he worked as an article clerk with Venn Nemeth and Hart.

KGAUGELO KGOMARI
KGAUGELO KGOMARI

Non-Executive Director

Kgaugelo Kgomari serves as Director of Investments at Kagiso Tiso Holdings Proprietary Limited (“KTH”). Kgaugelo has been at KTH since 2011. She has over 15 years’ experience in financial services, including Investment Banking and Private Equity.

ANDREW MAGGS
ANDREW MAGGS

Group Financial Director

In 1999 Andrew was appointed as Group Operations Manager for Panasonic Air Conditioning, and in 2000 joined Copicor, initially as Financial Director and subsequently became the Managing Director. Andrew joined Servest Group Corporate Head Office as Group Financial Controller in October 2001, and was appointed as Group Financial Director in January 2003.

SELAOTSWE LALA SEPENG
SELAOTSWE LALA SEPENG

Non-Executive Director

Lala is currently responsible for managing some of KTH’s portfolio investments and as well as evaluating acquisition opportunities. Prior to joining KTH in July 2014, he was an investment banking associate with Citigroup Global Markets. Lala completed his articles through Deloitte.

DENNIS ZIETSMAN
DENNIS ZIETSMAN

Co-founder & Director

Dennis is a co-founder of the Servest Group, initially serving as Group Finance Director before becoming Group Managing Director in 2003. Dennis was appointed Group Chief Executive in 2006, following which he became Group Deputy Chairman in 2011.

EXCO

XOLILE SIZANI Pr. Eng
XOLILE SIZANI Pr. Eng

Group Chief Executive Officer

Xolile’s most recent appointment was as Group CEO of a leading courier pharmacy group, Medipost. Prior to that, he was a senior executive in the Afrox Group. Xolile is results driven and like many engineers, takes a strategic systematic approach to complex problem-solving. Xolile is also a people’s person, who is passionate about the development and growth of colleagues while also focusing on customers, processes and execution.

LUNGILE LANGA
LUNGILE LANGA

Group Human Resources Director

Lungile is a seasoned HR Executive with extensive hands on experience in the field of Human Resources. With a career spanning over 20 years her vast experience covers various roles including HR Strategy and Execution, Organisational Development, Career Coaching, Employee Wellness, Talent Management and Leadership. Prior to joining Servest, she spent some time consulting as an Industrial Psychologist in Private Practice. Lungile is passionate about people and youth development, as well as giving back to those less fortunate. Lungile joined Servest as Group HR Director in April 2019.

FRANCOIS OOSTHUIZEN
FRANCOIS OOSTHUIZEN

Group Chief Operations Officer

Francois joined the Servest Group in the cleaning division in early 1999, and has over 20 years’ experience in the Facilities Management/Soft Services Sector. He was appointed as Chief Operating Officer for Servest in March 2018. Key to his success has been improving the efficiency of operational processes both internally and externally by successfully implementing digital platforms for both measuring and improving the customer experience as well as cost control - digital and in real time.

AVHAATHU RATHOGWA
AVHAATHU RATHOGWA

Group Sales & Marketing Director

A power house within the Sales and Marketing industry, Avha is a transcendent leader who comes with nineteen years of experience in sales & marketing. She thrives on making waves in the fourth industrial revolution of digitalisation which will transform our economy. She was previously the Executive Head at Vodacom where she led the SME/Indirect Channel segment with a special focus to drive SME Digital transformation, Enterprise sales & Retail Strategy. Her goal is to impact & inspire other young leaders. Avha joined Servest as Group Sales & Marketing Director in November 2019.

SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

DAMIAN BELLAIRS
DAMIAN BELLAIRS

Acting MD Marine

Damian started his career within an audit environment with 2 of the largest audit firms in SA. He moved on to a management role in a manufacturing firm, and continued progressing until his appointment with Servest in 2012, where he moved from Cleaning to the Marine Division in 2014. Damian’s key role in managing the marine division is to maintain market growth through improvements in the service offering based on continuous client engagement and keep Servest at the forefront of innovation.

ANDRE FERREIRA
ANDRE FERREIRA

Acting MD Landscaping

A results-orientated individual, Andre is driven by successfully implementing and developing growth strategies and building the right culture within the organisation. With almost 20 years of experience gained in the services industry, Andre has a successful dynamic career, majority being in leadership roles. Some of his key focus areas are continuous improvement and finding efficiencies to move forward, developing and implementing comprehensive business plans while ensuring all operations are cost effective. Andre joined Servest as Sales Manager for Cleaning in 2008.

TAKALANE KHASHANE
TAKALANE KHASHANE

MD Cleaning & Catering

Takalane has worked in different industries including Pharmaceuticals, Financial Services, and Telecommunications. She has 15 years of experience in different leadership positions, with her key areas of interest being finance, strategy, and people. Her last role was as the Executive Head, responsible for the Consumer Division at Vodacom KZN. Takalane joined Servest as Managing Director of Cleaning & Catering in February 2019.

NHLANHLA KHUZWAYO
NHLANHLA KHUZWAYO

MD Security

Nhlanhla’s career spans over 24 years, with 12 years spent in senior executive roles. Prior to joining Servest in May 2019, Nhlanhla was a General Manager of Denel Space Solutions Division responsible for the design, qualification and manufacturing of South Africa’s first operational satellite. During his 17 years in the defence industry, he developed a number of state of the art, world class infantry and artillery weapons systems, and ammunition products from concept to manufacturing and sales, locally and internationally.

KHAYA MBANGA
KHAYA MBANGA

Group Digital Transformation Director

Khaya is a dedicated, results driven and highly competent Information and Communication Technology professional. Through his extensive experience he has built a solid track record in transforming enterprises using digital technologies for optimum business value. He has 19 years of experience in IT leadership, program and project management. Khaya joined Servest as Group Digital Transformation Director in November 2019.

VIWE MDYOSI
VIWE MDYOSI

Acting Head of Internal Audit

Prior to joining Servest, Viwe worked for large corporations including SARS, CHEP SA and Bidcorp. With over the 9 years in the industry, Viwe has gained expertise in finance, operational, and compliance audits including investigations. Viwe holds a BTECH in Internal Auditing and is currently pursuing the Certified Internal Audit (CIA) designation. Viwe joined Servest in August 2017.

WEBB MEKO
WEBB MEKO

MD Integrated Solutions

An engineer by trade, and a professional member of the Engineering Council of South Africa since 1999. Webb’s strength lies in sales plans and strategy formulation and business development. To this end, Webb has over 20 years’ of work experience gained in various industries, including the energy and power sector, 15 years of which has been in senior management roles. He has international business exposure in Africa, USA and Europe, and has done cross border business development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Webb joined Servest as Managing Director of Integrated Solutions in May 2019.

LUNGILE MKHIZE
LUNGILE MKHIZE

Group SHEQ Manager

Lungile is the Group SHEQ Manager responsible for SHEQ compliance. She joined Servest in October 2014 within the Catering & Camp Management division as a SHEQ manager. She is a well-respected Health & Safety, Environmental & Quality Management Professional with strong systems development and compliance management skills built over 10 years of experience in Food Services, FM and Corporate environments. She’s passionate about SHEQ and ensuring an organisation’s most important asset, their colleagues, go home safely every day.

THAMI MOATSHE
THAMI MOATSHE

Group Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions Director

A force to be reckoned with in her field, Thami has a successful career spanning over 18 years. Thami possesses extensive experience in the public and private sectors which includes investment management, financial analysis, strategy development and planning, post investment management, project management, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), business turnaround and restructuring and Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) financing. Thami joined Servest as Group Corporate Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions Director in June 2019.

RICHARD MYNHARDT
RICHARD MYNHARDT

MD Parking & Technical

Richard’s role is to lead Servest’s Parking Division in SA and across the African continent, while leading the introduction of KaChing, and innovating and disrupting technology within this sector. Richard’s career highlights include successfully growing their business into Africa and launching KaChing into the South African parking market. Richard joined Servest as Managing Director of Parking in 2011.

JACO NAUDE
JACO NAUDE

MD Belservest FM Botswana

Jaco previously filled roles as a Director within other Botswana entities, namely Stobech FM, Servest Multi Service Group Botswana and Camp Management Services Botswana. Due to his vast experience in the fields of Facilities, Camps, Catering, Operations and Project Management, he excels in consistently driving and delivering strategic projects and managing operations. He has also maximised business development during the 13 years he spent in Senior and Director roles. Jaco joined Servest in November 2008.

BIANCA PARKER
BIANCA PARKER

Executive Marketing Manager

Bianca has extensive experience in the field of Marketing, allowing her to trailblaze and push the Servest brand leaps and bounds in the industry. Bianca started her career as a marketing intern at 3M and then moved to FNB in the graduate programme as a Marketing Coordinator for the FNB App team. She then moved to FNB Life as a Marketing Manager, and after 4 years in that role she was promoted to Digital Channel Manager at FNB Life. Bianca joined Servest as Executive Marketing Manager in October 2017.

MOSES PETJA
MOSES PETJA

Group Director of High Performance

Moses brings over 19 years of experience, gained from the operational and continuous improvement sphere across different sectors. He has held pivotal roles in the platinum mining, coal mining, chemical and gas manufacturing and services industries respectively. His strength lies in his skills to drive a high performance culture through streamlined business processes aimed at delivering sustainable financial performance. Moses joined Servest as Group High Performance Director in November 2019.