Board of Directors

ESPITALIER-NOËL, Philippe Chairman and Non-Executive Director
GALEA, Dominique Independent Director
LAM KIN TENG, Dean Independent Director
AH CHING, Marc Non-Executive Director
ESPITALIER-NOËL, Hector Non-Executive Director
MAMET, Damien Non-Executive Director
PASCAL, Pierre-Yves Independent Director
TYACK, Frédéric Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
VAN DER WATT, Louis Non-Executive Director
VEERASAMY, Naderasen Pillay Non-Executive Director
CONHYE Koosiram Independent Director
RAMDOSS, Sharona Executive Director
ESPITALIER-NOËL, Philippe Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment: 28 June 2007

SC and CGC – Member

Qualifications

- BSc in Agricultural Economics (University of Natal, South Africa)

- MBA (London Business School)

Professional Journey

- Worked for CSC Index in London as Management Consultant from 1994 to 1997

- Joined Rogers in 1997

- Was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2007

Skills

- Proven experience of mergers and acquisitions, business turnaround and transformation

- Extensive expertise with strategy development and execution

- Inspiring leadership with senior management in the Rogers Group’s four served markets, FinTech, Hospitality, Logistics and Property

Current External Commitments

- CEO of the Rogers Group

- Chairman of the Commission on the promotion of sustainable and inclusive growth in Mauritius of Business Mauritius

Current External Appointments in Listed Companies

- Air Mauritius Limited

- Rogers and Company Limited

- Swan Life Ltd and Swan General Limited

GALEA, Dominique Independent Director

Date of Appointment: 13 July 2012

CGC – Chairman

Qualifications

- HEC, Paris

Professional Journey

- Started his career in the textile industry by founding an agency business, Kasa Textile & Co. Ltd in the early 1980s

- Diversified his activities by acquiring stakes in companies in various sectors of the economy

Skills

- NED experience across diversified sectors.

- Commendable knowledge of corporate governance.

- Strong commercial skills

Current External Commitments

- None

Current External Appointments in Listed Companies

- Mauritius Union Assurance Co. Ltd

- Forges Tardieu Ltd

- United Docks Ltd

LAM KIN TENG, Dean Independent Director

Date of Appointment: 01 August 2017

RMAC – Chairman (since 01 August 2017)

Qualifications

- BSc (Hons) degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science

- Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Professional Journey

- Worked at Coopers & Lybrand in London between 1991 and 1995 in the Audit Department, specialising in the financial services sector

- Joined the Audit & Business Advisory Department of De Chazal du Mée in Mauritius in 1995 with exposure to certain Africa countries

- In 2000, he joined HSBC Mauritius as Chief Financial Officer before moving to the HSBC Regional Office in Hong Kong in 2007 in the International Department overseeing the Northern Asia countries

- Returned to HSBC Mauritius in 2009 as Head of Corporate Banking

- Since 2013, he is the Managing Director of HSBC Bank (Mauritius) Limited where he is responsible for the Commercial Banking and Global Banking businesses

- He is also a director of a number of subsidiary companies forming part of the HSBC Group

- Dean was the Vice-Chairman of the Mauritius Bankers Association from 2015 to 2017

Skills

- Proven experience in banking, global business, corporate finance, acquisitions & business integration

- Extensive expertise with strategy development and execution

Current External Commitments

-  Chairman of RMAC of Ascencia

Current External Appointments in Listed Companies

-  None

AH CHING, Marc Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment: 16 October 2007

RMAC – Chairman (up to 31 July 2017) – Member

Qualifications

- Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

- Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers UK (ACIB)

Professional Journey

- Started his career with Crédit du Nord in London in 1994

- In 1998, he moved to the Nedbank Group in Mauritius

- Joined Rogers and Company Limited as Managing Director – Finance for the Tourism and Logistics Services sectors in 2005

- Was appointed as Chief Finance Executive of the Rogers Group in 2007

- In 2011, he joined a management company operating in the Global Business Sector as Director – Business Development

- In 2016, he joined Rogers Capital as Chief Finance and Investment Officer

Skills

- Corporate finance – deal structuring and financing

- Risk assessment and management

- International banking and trade finance

Current External Commitments

- None

Current External Appointments in Listed Companies

- None

ESPITALIER-NOËL, Hector Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment: 03 April 2014

Qualifications

- Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Professional Journey

- Worked for Coopers and Lybrand in London

- Worked with De Chazal du Mée in Mauritius

- Past Chairman of the Board of Rogers and Company Limited

- Past President of the Mauritius Chamber of Agriculture

- Past President of the Mauritius Sugar Producers’ Association

- Past President of the Mauritius Sugar Syndicate

Skills

- CEO experience across diversified sectors

- Significant experience in alliances, ventures and partnerships

- Strong financial skills and strategic understanding

Current External Commitments

- CEO of the ENL Group

- Chairman of New Mauritius Hotels Ltd

- Chairman of Bel Ombre Sugar Estate Ltd

Current External Appointments in Listed Companies

- Rogers and Company Limited

- ENL Limited

- ENL Commercial Limited

- ENL Land Ltd

- New Mauritius Hotels Ltd

- Tropical Paradise Co. Ltd

- Swan Life Ltd and Swan General Ltd

MAMET, Damien Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment: 25 June 2015
CGC and SC – Member Qualifications

- Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Professional Journey

- Started his career in 1999 with Ernst & Young (now EY) in London

- In 2003, he moved to BDO De Chazal du Mée (Mauritius)

- In 2006, he was appointed Manager of Corporate Finance at PWC

- Joined the Rogers Group where he was appointed Managing Director of Foresite Property Fund Management Ltd in 2009 and Chief Projects & Development Executive of Rogers in 2014

- He was appointed Chief Finance Executive of Rogers in 2017

Skills

- Detailed knowledge of the Company’s activities and business, having previously occupied the position
of Fund Manager

- Strategic and commercial understanding

- Team management skills

Current External Commitments

- Treasurer of École du Centre

- Director of the Blue Penny Museum

Current External Appointments in Listed Companies

- Rogers and Company Limited

PASCAL, Pierre-Yves Independent Director

RMAC- Member

 Qualifications
- BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science (City University, London)

- Diploma in Actuarial Techniques (Institute of Actuaries, UK)

- Certificate in Finance and Investment (Institute of Actuaries, UK)

Professional Journey
- Started his career as an Associate with Bacon & Woodrow Epsom in England from 1999

- In May 2002, he joined Hewitt LY Ltd in Mauritius as a Consulting Assistant

- In January 2014 to December 2015, he worked as Portfolio Manager for Confident Asset Management Ltd where he was also the Business Development Manager between January 2014 and December 2015

- Since January 2016, he started to work as a Private Banker & Senior Wealth Manager in AfrAsia Bank

- On 1st July 2017,  he was appointed Head of Wealth Management of AfrAsia Bank

Skills
- Significant understanding in portfolio management, corporate finance and business strategies

- Extensive experience with strategy development and execution

- Strong leadership skills

Current External Commitments

- None

Current External Appointments in Listed Companies
- None

TYACK, Frédéric Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Date of Appointment: 03 April 2014

SC – Member

Qualifications

- BSc (Hons) degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics

- Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Professional journey

- Joined the Rogers Group in 1997 and was appointed Managing Director of the Logistics Sub-Cluster

- In 2004, he left the Rogers Group and joined Plastinax Austral Ltd as General Manager for four years

- He then moved to ENL and was appointed Managing Director of EnAtt Ltd, the Asset and Property Management Company of ENL Group in 2011

- Became the CEO of Ascencia in 2015

Skills

- Strong financial skills

- Strategic and commercial understanding

- Well versed in property and asset management

Current External Commitments

- Executive Director of ENL Property Ltd

- Director of Water Sports Village Ltd

- Director of Zilwa Resorts Ltd

- Director of HM Technologies Ltd and HM Trading Ltd

- Director of Rogers Aviation Holding Ltd

Current External Appointments in Listed Companies

- None

VAN DER WATT, Louis Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment: 06 September 2017

Qualifications

- CA (SA), CIMA (UK)

Professional Journey

- At the age of 16, he received the Beeld and Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneurs Award

- In 1994, he co-founded ATTERBURY GROUP

- In 2005, he created the property investment company Attacq Limited, listed on the main board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in October 2013

- From 2009 to 2015, he won a number of awards such as the Christo Wiese Medal for outstanding entrepreneurship from the South African Academy of Science and Arts and Business Leader of the Year Award from the Capital City Business Chamber

- He served on the boards of Hyprop Investment Limited and Attacq Limited for a number of years, both being listed companies

- Under his leadership, Atterbury has become the largest developer in South Africa with offices in Pretoria, Stellenbosch, Ghana and the Netherlands. It is also developing shopping centres in Serbia, Romania and Cyprus

- Atterbury was awarded several awards such as the prestigious ICSC (International Council of Shopping centres) VIVA Honoree Award for Mall of Africa in 2017, various SACSC Retail Design and Development Awards (RDDA) Awards, SAPOA Excellence Awards as well as PMR Diamond Awards

Skills

- Proven leadership qualities

- Significant experience in property and asset management sector

- Innovative and challenge-driven

- Extensive expertise with strategy development and execution

Current External Commitments

- CEO of the ATTERBURY GROUP

Current External Appointment in listed Companies

- None

VEERASAMY, Naderasen Pillay Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment: 26 August 2014

CGC – Member

Qualifications

- LLB (University of Buckingham, United Kingdom)

- Master’s degree in Private Law (University of Paris II Assas)

- Called to the Bar (Middle Temple, UK)

- Called as “Avocat à la Cour d’Appel de Paris”

Professional Journey

- Practised as a Barrister-at-Law in Mauritius from 1982 to 1987

- Joined the law firms, SCP J.C Goldsmith & Associates, and thereafter SCP Azema Sells in Paris, France

- In 1995, he created his own Chambers in Paris exercising mainly in Business Law.

- Participated in the setting up of the Chambers, “Fourmentin Le Quintrec Veerasamy et Associés” in 1997 (now FLV& Associés (aarpi)), currently comprising 9 partners and dealing with Litigation, Arbitration and Business Law

- Since 2014, he is based in Mauritius as responsible partner of the Mauritius office of FLV & Associés (aarpi) and has resumed practice at the Mauritian Bar on a permanent basis

Skills

- Sustained experience as director of listed companies in Mauritius

- Significant experience in alliances, ventures, partnerships and arbitration

- Strong strategic and financial skills

Current External Commitments

- Member on the “Comité Français d’Arbitrage”

Current External Appointments in Listed Companies

- Sun Limited

CONHYE Koosiram Independent Director

Date of Appointment: 20 June 2018

Qualifications

- Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ACIS) - (U.K.)

- Diploma in Marketing, Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) (U.K.)

- MSc (Finance) – University of Mauritius

Professional journey

- Joined the Public Administration in the early 1980’s and has served in various Ministries and Departments at senior management level;

- Has been the Administrative Secretary of the Export Processing Zones Development Authority (EPZDA) and Director (Corporate Affairs) at the Board of Investment;

- Presently the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment and Sustainable Development (Social Security and National Solidarity Division)

Skills

- Strong finance, HR, communication skills and expertise with strategy development

- Significant experience in Public Administration

- Well versed in Corporate Governance

- Current External Commitments

Secretary of the Commission of Inquiry on Drug Trafficking in Mauritius in July 2015

RAMDOSS, Sharona Executive Director

Date of Appointment:

Qualifications

- Master’s degree in International Financial Analysis from l’Ecole Supérieure

des Affaires, Lille 2 University.

- Master’s degree in Management from the University of Science and Technology of Lille.

- CFA Charterholder

Professional journey

- May 18 – to date: Chief Advisory and Development Officer at Rogers Capital.

- February 16 – May 18: Senior Manager – International Business Development at ABAX.

- July 13 – December 15: Chief Investment Officer at PSG Wealth.

- August 10 – June 13: Portfolio Manager at Investment Professionals.

- July 07 – July 10: Senior Associate in the Advisory Deals line of service at PricewaterhouseCoopers Mauritius.

Skills

- Financial analysis

- Fund and portfolio management

- Corporate finance

- Business development

Current External Commitments

- Volunteer with CFA Institute, Charlottesville, USA.

Current External Appointments in Listed Companies

- None

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