Executive committee




Waleed Achmat (54)

Human resources director

Joined Lewis on 15 May 2017



Jacques Bestbier (44)


Chief financial officer designate

5 years’ service



Les Davies (61)


Chief financial officer and executive director of Lewis Group

 29 years’ service



Johan Enslin (43)

Chief executive officer and executive director of Lewis Group

22 years’ service



Derek Loudon (54)

Merchandising Director

15 years’ service



Rinus Oliphant (42)

Operations Director

19 years’ service


Senior executives



Gregg Abrahams (38)

General Manager: Information Technology

16 years’ service




Marc Alexander (40)

General manager: Risk and Compliance

Appointed 1 September 2016


Justin Bouwer (46)


General manager: Administration

5 years’ service


 Clyne Erasmus (45)

General manager Operations: Lewis Stores

15 years’ service


 Faan Fick (52)

BCom (Hons)

General manager: Property

13 years’ service


 Lambert Fick (44)


General manager: Credit

7 years’ service


 Marlene McConnell (40)

BProc, LLB, LLM,
Admitted Attorney

Company secretary

9 years’ service


 Johan Meyer (53)

General manager Operations: Lewis Stores

32 year’s service


 Claire Morrissey (37)

Admitted Attorney

General manager: Legal Services

2 years’ service


 Morne Mostert (44)


General manager: Finance

17 years’ service


 Gary Nuttal (53)

Marketing manager

20 years’ service


 Johan Steenkamp (58)

General manager Operations:
Best Home and Electric

37 years’ service


 André Strydom (44)

General manager: Credit Operations

18 years’ service


 Tersia Swanson (47)

General manager: Human Resources

Appointed 1 February 2017


 Vince van der Merwe (49)

BAcc (Hons), BBA (Hons)

Chief audit executive

18 years’ service


 Gideon van Eck (37)


General manager: Administration

Appointed 1 March 2017


Daleen van Staden (46)

General manager Operations:
Lewis Stores

12 years’ service


Neels Verwey (42)


Insurance manager

1 years’ service