ABOUT US



Company Name:

Reatile Group Proprietary Limited

Registration Number:

Company registration number: 2003/027219/07
Wholesale licence number: W/2007/0001

Registration Date:

30.10.2003


Registered office:

Atterbury House, Hampton Park, 20 Georgian Crescent, Bryanston

Auditors:

PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc.

Company Secretary:

Rödl & Partner



COMPANY NAME

Our company’s official name is REATILE. It is a Tswana phrase meaning “we have grown” or more suitably in our case, “we are growing.”



BACKGROUND AND COMPANY HISTORY

Reatile Group is a Level 1 B-BBEE contributor, with 100% black ownership and 30% black women ownership. Reatile Group is an investment holding company that was formed in 2003 to take advantage of the opportunities made possible by South Africa’s economic transformation.

The Board and Executive Management team of Reatile have in excess of 200 years combined experience in the energy and allied sectors. They have a proven track record of successfully operating, maintaining, managing and growing a portfolio of energy investments alongside some of the largest energy companies in South Africa and around the world. Furthermore through its active participation in all aspects of the energy sector, the team has developed and maintains sustainable, professional relationships with all key players in the energy sector. These key players include but are not limited to, The Department of Energy, Industry Regulators and other Industry Participants.

Since incorporation, Reatile has concluded 17 acquisitions, disposals and merger transactions (including associated fund raising) and has been actively involved in the funding and implementation of 14 major organic growth projects. As a result, Reatile has developed strong relationships with financiers (Industrial Development Corporation, Nedbank Limited and The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited in particular), corporate and project finance professionals, as well as a host of legal professionals.

Values

INTEGRITY

The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles that resist change.

TRUST

The human value that quantifies and defines our interdependence in relationships with others.

RESPECT

Politeness, honor and fairness shown towards someone or something that is considered important.

PERSEVERANCE

Persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.

DIVERSITY

Understanding that each individual is unique and to recognise and embrace individual differences.

EMPOWERED EMPLOYEES

Creating professionalism to learn and innovate by removing constraints.

SUSTAINABILITY

Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.

REATILE GROUP SHAREHOLDER STRUCTURE




BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Simphiwe Mehlomakulu
FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN

Qualifications:
  • BSC Chemical Engineering (UTC)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management (UNISA)
  • MBA (WITS)
  • Stanford Executive Programme (Stanford University of California)

Directorships:
  • 2003 to date Director EM-Three Investment Holdings
  • 2004 to date Director and Chairman Reatile Group and subsidiaries
  • 2004 Chairperson South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA)
  • 2011 to date Director Vesquin Trading
  • 2014 to date Non-Executive Director Vopak Reatile Terminal Richardsbay
  • 2015 to date Non-Executive Director Vopak Investment South Africa
  • 2015 to date Non-Executive Director Vopak South Africa Development
  • 2015 to date Non-Executive Director Vopak Terminal Durban
  • 2016 to date Non-Executive Director Easigas
  • 2018 to date Alternate Director Pragma Holdings
  • 2018 to date Non-Executive Director Rubus Energy Zimbabwe
  • 2019 to date Non-Executive Director juwi ZA Solar Construction
  • 2019 to date Non-Executive Director juwi Solar O&M
  • 2020 to date Non-Executive Director Supergroup
  • 2021 to date Non-Executive Director Rubis Asphalt South Africa

Graeme King
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Qualifications:
  • BCom (WITS)
  • BAcc (WITS)
  • CA (SA)

Board Committees:
  • Remuneration Committee (Chairman)
  • Finance & Risk Committee (Chairman)

Directorships:
  • 2005 to date Shareholder and CEO AllCash Technologies
  • 2005 to date Director Alchemy Technologies
  • 2005 to date Director QD Asset Protection
  • 2019 to date Director AllCash South Africa
  • Previously, Executive Director Independent News and Media
  • Previously, President Print Media South Africa
  • Previously, President of the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Ralph Havenstein
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Qualifications:
  • BSC Chemical Engineering (University of Pretoria)
  • MSC Chemical Engineering (University of Pretoria)
  • BCom (UNISA)
  • Stanford Executive Programme (Stanford University of California)

Board Committees:
  • Remuneration Committee

Directorships:
  • 2005-2010 Director Mintek (R&D)
  • 2006-2007 Vice President SA Chamber of Mines
  • 2009-2011 Non-Executive Director Simmer & Jack
  • 2011-2013 Non-Executive Director Metallon Corporation PLC
  • 2007 to date Non-Executive Director Omnia (Chairman from 2018)
  • 2007 to date Non-Executive Director Reatile Group
  • 2012 to date Non-Executive Director Hernic Ferrochrome (Chairman from 2013)
  • 2014 to date Non-Executive Director Murray & Roberts
  • 2021 to date Non-Executive Director Impala Platinum Holdings
  • Previously, Non-Executive Director Northam Platinum
  • Previously, Non-Executive Director Atlatsa Resources

Diatile Mehlomakulu
NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Commerce Undergraduate Degree (WITS)
  • Bachelor of Commerce Accounting (Hons) (WITS)

Board Committees:
  • Social & Ethics Committee

Directorships:
  • Elderberry Investment 139 (Pty) Limited
  • Vesquin Trading (Pty) Limited

Mpilo Shelembe
BOARD ADVISOR

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) Dean’s Commendation (Natal)
  • Bachelor of Accounting Science (Hons) (UNISA)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing (UNISA)
  • Higher Diploma in Taxation (RAU)

Board Committees:
  • Finance & Risk Committee

Directorships:
  • 2013 to date Director Inqaba Group
  • 2013 to date Director Inqaba Mineral Resources
  • 2013 to date Director Body of Stokvel Investments
  • 2013 to date Director Inqaba Capital
  • 2018 to date Director Sabelo Property Group

Aléta Jovner
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Qualifications:
  • Bcom Accounting (UJ)
  • CA (SA)

Board Committees:
  • Finance & Risk Committee (Invitee)
  • Social & Ethics Committee (Invitee)
  • Remuneration Committee (Invitee)

Directorships:
  • 2013 to date Non-Executive Director Reatile-Redigas
  • 2014 to date Non-Executive Director CNG Holdings
  • 2019 to date Non-Executive Director Reatile Gaz
  • 2020 to date Non-Executive Director Pragma Holdings
  • 2021 to date Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director Reatile Group
  • 2021 to date Non-Executive Director CNG Technologies
  • 2021 to date Non-Executive Director NGV Gas
  • 2021 to date Non-Executive Director Virtual Gas Network
  • 2022 to date Non-Executive Director Egoli Gas