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.

JOHNNY JONES
JOHNNY JONES

Non-Executive Director

Johnny joined Vantage Capital in 2009 and is a Partner with a primary focus on the Mezzanine Fund’s activities. In addition to South Africa, Johnny is responsible for the Nigerian and Ghanaian markets. He oversees the Servest, Landmark, Maryland Mall, and Bay Realty investments. Johnny received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and his Bachelor of Science degree (Economics) from Duke University in North Carolina. He became a CFA charter holder in 2007 and passed the certified public accountant exam in 2003. He joined the Servest Board in May 2021.

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.

TSHEPO SETSHEDI
TSHEPO SETSHEDI

Non-Executive Director

Tshepo has previously held roles at PWC as a CA(SA), including being a Group CFO, Board and Sub-committee’s member of a number of companies. He is a talented, resilient leader with over 16 years’ experience in finance and auditing including governance, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions, operations, team management and development, systems implementation, company restructures, strategy and implementation. He serves on the Servest board as a non-executive director. Tshepo joined Servest as Board Member in June 2021.

DENNIS ZIETSMAN
DENNIS ZIETSMAN

Group Deputy Chairman

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.

NTSHEDISENG SIBEKO
NTSHEDISENG SIBEKO

Non-Executive Director

Ntshediseng has over 12 years of experience in private equity and debt investing with deep expertise in financial analysis, due diligence, structuring and execution across multiple industries and transaction types. She began her career in the investment and financial sector in various positions at the National Empowerment Fund, Business Partners Limited, Investec Private Bank and Absa. Ntshediseng holds a BCom in Accounting from the University of the Witwatersrand and an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science.

SIBUSISO NKABINDE
SIBUSISO NKABINDE

Group Executive Operations

Sbu is a professional with 18 years of experience in relationship management, marketing, operations management and business development. He has previously held roles at Standard Bank, BCX, and recently Group CIO at Edcon where he was driving operational efficiencies and improved customer experience. His experience in various functions positions him well to lead the Shared Services division. Sbu joined Servest as Group Executive of Shared Services in July 2021.

PEARLINE RAMJATHAN
PEARLINE RAMJATHAN

Legal Manager

Pearline obtained her LLB degree from the University of Natal and is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. She practiced as an attorney for 7 years at a boutique law firm in Durban after completing her articles of clerkship. She thereafter joined Servest in February 2016 as a Legal Advisor and has several years’ experience in commercial and corporate law. She currently holds the position of Legal Director and oversees all legal matters within the Servest Group.

EXCO

ROB DE GROOTH
ROB DE GROOTH

Chief Executive Officer

Rob has over 30 years of experience in the services, manufacturing and wellness industries. He holds the following qualifications: A B-Tech degree, EDP, and GEP. Beyond his professional achievements, Rob is an authentic and purpose-driven leader who believes in leading from the front, fostering accountability, developing key talent, and creating high-performance executive teams. A strategic thinker, Rob is focused on identifying priority areas for improvement, driving transformation and optimising business performance.

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.

DR ZAHIER EBRAHIM
DR ZAHIER EBRAHIM

Group Executive Shared Services

Dr Zahier Ebrahim currently serves as the Group Supply Chain Director for Servest. He has served in various executive capacities over his career spanning wide ranging fields including business improvement, manufacturing, supply chain, HR and management consulting. Zahier holds a Doctorate in Business as well as an MBA. He also holds international qualifications from India and Japan in Six Sigma (Master Black Belt) and Total Productive Maintenance. His core qualifications are a degree in Industrial Engineering.

SIBUSISO NKABINDE
SIBUSISO NKABINDE

Group Executive Operations

Sbu is a professional with 18 years of experience in relationship management, marketing, operations management and business development. He has previously held roles at Standard Bank, BCX, and recently Group CIO at Edcon where he was driving operational efficiencies and improved customer experience. His experience in various functions positions him well to lead the Shared Services division. Sbu joined Servest as Group Executive of Shared Services in July 2021.

PEARLINE RAMJATHAN
PEARLINE RAMJATHAN

Legal Manager

Pearline obtained her LLB degree from the University of Natal and is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. She practiced as an attorney for 7 years at a boutique law firm in Durban after completing her articles of clerkship. She thereafter joined Servest in February 2016 as a Legal Advisor and has several years’ experience in commercial and corporate law. She currently holds the position of Legal Director and oversees all legal matters within the Servest Group.

JUNAID KRIEL
JUNAID KRIEL

Group Financial Controller

Junaid is a qualified chartered accountant with an honour’s degree in leadership and a post-graduate diploma in accounting. Junaid has a wealth of experience across various industries, having fulfilled roles such as CFO, CIO, COO, Projects and Commercial Executive.

STUART KADER
STUART KADER

Group Digital Transformation & Technology Director

Stuart holds a BSC (Computer Science) qualification, aided by a Master of Business Leadership (MBL) and Management Development Programme (MDP) courses. Stuart brings a wealth of experience built on a solid foundation and understanding of systems, stemming from more than 25 years of hands-on technical and leadership roles both locally and abroad.

MARKETING & PR

MOTHEI MAKHETHA
MOTHEI MAKHETHA

Marketing & PR

Mothei is a professional manager with over 10 years’ experience in the Marketing field. She has been involved in projects which include strategy design and Implementation, digital marketing, customer research, social media, campaigns, copyrighting, brand and budgeting. She holds a Marketing Communication Degree and a certificate in Fundamentals of Digital Marketing, amongst others.