GOVERNANCE AND REMUNERATION
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Dr Edwin Hertzog
Danie Meintjes
Ian Tyler
Craig Tingle
Seamus Keating
Desmond Smith

Dr Edwin Hertzog

Non-executive director and Chairman of the Board

Appointed
15 February 2016

As a specialist anaesthetist, Dr Edwin Hertzog was invited to join the then Rembrandt Group (now Remgro) in 1983 and became the first Managing Director of Mediclinic International Limited at its establishment during that year. In 1992 he became executive Chairman of the Company until August 2012 when he retired from his executive role, but remained on the Board as non-executive Chairman. He continues as the Chairman of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He continues to serve as non-executive Deputy Chairman of Remgro and is a past non-executive director of the Distell, Total (SA) and Transhex groups. He is also a past Chairman of the Hospital Association of South Africa as well as the Council of Stellenbosch University and holds the following qualifications: M.B. Ch.B., M.Med., F.F.A. (SA) and Ph.D. (honoris causa).

Dr Edwin Hertzog’s non-executive directorships listed above qualify as his other significant commitments, for the purposes of Provision B.3.1 of the UK Corporate Governance Code.

Committee memberships: Investment Committee (Chairman), Nomination Committee, Clinical Performance and Sustainability Committee (Chairman)

Danie Meintjes

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed
15 February 2016

Danie Meintjes has been the Chief Executive Officer of Mediclinic International Limited since May 2010 and continues as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He served in various management positions in the Remgro group, before joining the Mediclinic Group in 1985 as the Hospital Manager of Mediclinic Sandton. Mr Meintjes was appointed as a member of Mediclinic’s Executive Committee in 1995 and as a director in 1996. He holds an Honours degree in Industrial Psychology from the University of the Free State and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Committee memberships: Disclosure Committee, Investment Committee, Clinical Performance and Sustainability Committee

Ian Tyler

Senior Independent Director

Appointed
5 June 2013

Ian Tyler undertakes the role of Senior Independent Director for the Company. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Balfour Beatty plc from January 2005 to March 2013, having been the Chief Operating Officer since August 2002 and prior to that, Finance Director. He is currently the Chairman of Bovis Homes Group plc and Cairn Energy plc and is a non-executive director of BAE Systems plc. Until 14 February 2016 he was Chairman of Al Noor Hospital Group plc and he continues to serve as an independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He is also Chairman of AWE Management Limited, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin, Jacobs and Serco. Mr Tyler is qualified as a Chartered Accountant.

Committee memberships: Nomination Committee (Chairman), Audit and Risk Committee, Disclosure Committee (Chairman), Remuneration Committee and Clinical Performance and Sustainability Committee

Craig Tingle

Chief Financial Officer

Appointed
15 February 2016

Craig Tingle joined the Mediclinic Group in 1990 and has a career spanning over 25 years in the healthcare industry in executive and non-executive capacities. He was appointed as the Financial Director of Mediclinic International Limited in 1992 and continues as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. After his resignation from the position of Financial Director in 1999, he stayed on as a non-executive director until 2005, when he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Mediclinic’s operations in Dubai. Mr Tingle was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Mediclinic in September 2010. He holds a B.Sc. (Forestry) degree from the University of Stellenbosch and an Honours degree in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

As previously announced, Mr Tingle will retire on 15 June 2016.

Committee memberships: Disclosure Committee, Investment Committee

Seamus Keating

Independent non-executive director

Appointed
5 June 2013

Seamus Keating has over 20 years’ experience in the global technology sector in both finance and operational roles and was a main board director of Logica plc from 2002 until April 2012 having joined Logica as Group Finance Director in 1999. He was Logica plc Chief Financial Officer from 2002 until 2010 when he became Chief Operating Officer and head of its Benelux operations. Prior to his role at Logica plc, he worked for the Olivetti Group from 1989 until 1999 in senior finance roles in the UK and Italy. Mr Keating was non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of Mouchel plc from November 2010 to September 2012. He is currently Chairman of First Derivatives plc and a non-executive director of BGL Group. He has been Chairman of Mi-pay Group plc since April 2014. He continues to serve as an independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Committee memberships: Audit and Risk Committee, Investment Committee

Desmond Smith

Independent non-executive director

Appointed
15 February 2016

Desmond Smith was the Chief Executive Officer of the Sanlam Group from April 1993 to December 1997 and of the Reinsurance Group of America (South Africa) from March 1999 to March 2005. He is the present Chairman of both companies. During his career he has served on various boards. Mr Smith was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Mediclinic International Limited in 2008 and also as the Lead Independent Director of Mediclinic in 2010. Mr Smith continues as an independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He is an actuary by profession having qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (London) and is a past-president of both the Actuarial Society of South Africa (1996) and the International Actuarial Association (2012).

Committee memberships: Audit and Risk Committee (Chairman), Nomination Committee

Alan Grieve
Prof Dr Robert Leu
Nandi Mandela
Trevor Petersen
Jannie Durand

Alan Grieve

Independent non-executive director

Appointed
15 February 2016

Alan Grieve worked with Price Waterhouse & Co (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Arthur Young (now Ernst & Young) prior to joining Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A.’s predecessor companies in 1986. He is a former Director of Corporate Affairs of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, as well as non-executive director of Reinet Investments Manager SA. Mr Grieve holds a degree in business administration from Heriot-Watt University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mr Grieve was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Mediclinic International Limited in September 2012 and continues as an independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited.

Committee memberships: Audit and Risk Committee, Investment Committee

Prof Dr Robert Leu

Independent non-executive director

Appointed
15 February 2016

Robert Leu is professor emeritus of the University of Bern in Switzerland. Complementary to his academic career as full professor in economics at the Universities of St. Gallen and Bern, Prof Leu has acted as economic adviser to executive and legislative bodies on all policy levels in Switzerland and to international institutions, in particular to the WHO, the OECD and the World Bank. Since 1993 he has served on the Board of Directors of various companies, in particular Hirslanden, Arcovita (President) and Visana (Vice President since 2014). He is also President of the Alliance for a Free Health Care System in Switzerland since 2013. Prof Leu was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Mediclinic International independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He obtained both his master’s degree and his doctorate in economics from the University of Basel.

Committee memberships: Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee

Nandi Mandela

Independent non-executive director

Appointed
15 February 2016

Nandi Mandela is a director of Linda Masinga & Associates, a town planning and consultancy firm since 2003. Prior to that she was employed by the Tongaat-Hulett Group from 1992 to 1997, before joining BP where she worked in various sales and public affairs positions from 1997 to 2003. Ms Mandela was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Mediclinic International Limited in 2012 and continues as an independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. Ms Mandela holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from the University of Cape Town, completed the Associate in Management programme at the University of Cape Town and obtained a Certificate in Strategic Management from the New York New School University.

Committee memberships: Clinical Performance and Sustainability Committee

Trevor Petersen

Independent non-executive director

Appointed
15 February 2016

In 1996 Mr Petersen resigned from the University of Cape Town (“UCT”) to take up a partnership in the merged firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. He served as a partner of the national firm from 1997 to 2009 and served as the Partner-in-Charge of Cape Town and as Chairman of the Western Cape Region. Mr Petersen currently serves as the Chairman of the Finance Committee of UCT. He is an independent non-executive director on the boards of Petmin Ltd and Media24 (Pty) Ltd (a subsidiary of Naspers Ltd) and is currently the Managing Trustee of the Woodside Village Trust. Trevor has served professional membership associations such as the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and was elected the Chairman of the national body in 2006 and 2007. He was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Mediclinic International Limited in 2012 and continues as an independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He holds an Honours Degree in Accountancy from the University of Cape Town and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Committee memberships: Remuneration Committee (Chairman), Audit and Risk Committee, Nomination Committee

Jannie Durand

Non-executive director

Appointed
15 February 2016

Jannie Durand joined the Rembrandt group on 1 April 1996. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Remgro Limited on 7 May 2012. In his current role with more than 19 years’ experience in the investment industry, he acts as non-executive director of various companies, including, Distell Group Limited, FirstRand Limited, Grindrod Limited, RCL Foods Limited and RMI Holdings Limited. Mr Durand was appointed as a non-executive director of Mediclinic International Limited in June 2012 and continues as a non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He holds an Honours Degree in Accountancy from the University of Stellenbosch and a Masters of Philosophy in Management Studies from Oxford University. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Committee memberships: Investment Committee, Nomination Committee

Dr Edwin Hertzog

Non-executive director and Chairman of the Board

Appointed
15 February 2016

As a specialist anaesthetist, Dr Edwin Hertzog was invited to join the then Rembrandt Group (now Remgro) in 1983 and became the first Managing Director of Mediclinic International Limited at its establishment during that year. In 1992 he became executive Chairman of the Company until August 2012 when he retired from his executive role, but remained on the Board as non-executive Chairman. He continues as the Chairman of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He continues to serve as non-executive Deputy Chairman of Remgro and is a past non-executive director of the Distell, Total (SA) and Transhex groups. He is also a past Chairman of the Hospital Association of South Africa as well as the Council of Stellenbosch University and holds the following qualifications: M.B. Ch.B., M.Med., F.F.A. (SA) and Ph.D. (honoris causa).

Dr Edwin Hertzog’s non-executive directorships listed above qualify as his other significant commitments, for the purposes of Provision B.3.1 of the UK Corporate Governance Code.

Committee memberships: Investment Committee (Chairman), Nomination Committee, Clinical Performance and Sustainability Committee (Chairman)

Danie Meintjes

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed
15 February 2016

Danie Meintjes has been the Chief Executive Officer of Mediclinic International Limited since May 2010 and continues as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He served in various management positions in the Remgro group, before joining the Mediclinic Group in 1985 as the Hospital Manager of Mediclinic Sandton. Mr Meintjes was appointed as a member of Mediclinic’s Executive Committee in 1995 and as a director in 1996. He holds an Honours degree in Industrial Psychology from the University of the Free State and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Committee memberships: Disclosure Committee, Investment Committee, Clinical Performance and Sustainability Committee

Ian Tyler

Senior Independent Director

Appointed
5 June 2013

Ian Tyler undertakes the role of Senior Independent Director for the Company. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Balfour Beatty plc from January 2005 to March 2013, having been the Chief Operating Officer since August 2002 and prior to that, Finance Director. He is currently the Chairman of Bovis Homes Group plc and Cairn Energy plc and is a non-executive director of BAE Systems plc. Until 14 February 2016 he was Chairman of Al Noor Hospital Group plc and he continues to serve as an independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He is also Chairman of AWE Management Limited, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin, Jacobs and Serco. Mr Tyler is qualified as a Chartered Accountant.

Committee memberships: Nomination Committee (Chairman), Audit and Risk Committee, Disclosure Committee (Chairman), Remuneration Committee and Clinical Performance and Sustainability Committee

Craig Tingle

Chief Financial Officer

Appointed
15 February 2016

Craig Tingle joined the Mediclinic Group in 1990 and has a career spanning over 25 years in the healthcare industry in executive and non-executive capacities. He was appointed as the Financial Director of Mediclinic International Limited in 1992 and continues as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. After his resignation from the position of Financial Director in 1999, he stayed on as a non-executive director until 2005, when he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Mediclinic’s operations in Dubai. Mr Tingle was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Mediclinic in September 2010. He holds a B.Sc. (Forestry) degree from the University of Stellenbosch and an Honours degree in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

As previously announced, Mr Tingle will retire on 15 June 2016.

Committee memberships: Disclosure Committee, Investment Committee

Seamus Keating

Independent non-executive director

Appointed
5 June 2013

Seamus Keating has over 20 years’ experience in the global technology sector in both finance and operational roles and was a main board director of Logica plc from 2002 until April 2012 having joined Logica as Group Finance Director in 1999. He was Logica plc Chief Financial Officer from 2002 until 2010 when he became Chief Operating Officer and head of its Benelux operations. Prior to his role at Logica plc, he worked for the Olivetti Group from 1989 until 1999 in senior finance roles in the UK and Italy. Mr Keating was non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of Mouchel plc from November 2010 to September 2012. He is currently Chairman of First Derivatives plc and a non-executive director of BGL Group. He has been Chairman of Mi-pay Group plc since April 2014. He continues to serve as an independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Committee memberships: Audit and Risk Committee, Investment Committee

Desmond Smith

Independent non-executive director

Appointed
15 February 2016

Desmond Smith was the Chief Executive Officer of the Sanlam Group from April 1993 to December 1997 and of the Reinsurance Group of America (South Africa) from March 1999 to March 2005. He is the present Chairman of both companies. During his career he has served on various boards. Mr Smith was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Mediclinic International Limited in 2008 and also as the Lead Independent Director of Mediclinic in 2010. Mr Smith continues as an independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He is an actuary by profession having qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (London) and is a past-president of both the Actuarial Society of South Africa (1996) and the International Actuarial Association (2012).

Committee memberships: Audit and Risk Committee (Chairman), Nomination Committee

Alan Grieve

Independent non-executive director

Appointed
15 February 2016

Alan Grieve worked with Price Waterhouse & Co (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) and Arthur Young (now Ernst & Young) prior to joining Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A.’s predecessor companies in 1986. He is a former Director of Corporate Affairs of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, as well as non-executive director of Reinet Investments Manager SA. Mr Grieve holds a degree in business administration from Heriot-Watt University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mr Grieve was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Mediclinic International Limited in September 2012 and continues as an independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited.

Committee memberships: Audit and Risk Committee, Investment Committee

Prof Dr Robert Leu

Independent non-executive director

Appointed
15 February 2016

Robert Leu is professor emeritus of the University of Bern in Switzerland. Complementary to his academic career as full professor in economics at the Universities of St. Gallen and Bern, Prof Leu has acted as economic adviser to executive and legislative bodies on all policy levels in Switzerland and to international institutions, in particular to the WHO, the OECD and the World Bank. Since 1993 he has served on the Board of Directors of various companies, in particular Hirslanden, Arcovita (President) and Visana (Vice President since 2014). He is also President of the Alliance for a Free Health Care System in Switzerland since 2013. Prof Leu was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Mediclinic International independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He obtained both his master’s degree and his doctorate in economics from the University of Basel.

Committee memberships: Nomination Committee, Remuneration Committee

Nandi Mandela

Independent non-executive director

Appointed
15 February 2016

Nandi Mandela is a director of Linda Masinga & Associates, a town planning and consultancy firm since 2003. Prior to that she was employed by the Tongaat-Hulett Group from 1992 to 1997, before joining BP where she worked in various sales and public affairs positions from 1997 to 2003. Ms Mandela was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Mediclinic International Limited in 2012 and continues as an independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. Ms Mandela holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from the University of Cape Town, completed the Associate in Management programme at the University of Cape Town and obtained a Certificate in Strategic Management from the New York New School University.

Committee memberships: Clinical Performance and Sustainability Committee

Trevor Petersen

Independent non-executive director

Appointed
15 February 2016

In 1996 Mr Petersen resigned from the University of Cape Town (“UCT”) to take up a partnership in the merged firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. He served as a partner of the national firm from 1997 to 2009 and served as the Partner-in-Charge of Cape Town and as Chairman of the Western Cape Region. Mr Petersen currently serves as the Chairman of the Finance Committee of UCT. He is an independent non-executive director on the boards of Petmin Ltd and Media24 (Pty) Ltd (a subsidiary of Naspers Ltd) and is currently the Managing Trustee of the Woodside Village Trust. Trevor has served professional membership associations such as the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and was elected the Chairman of the national body in 2006 and 2007. He was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Mediclinic International Limited in 2012 and continues as an independent non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He holds an Honours Degree in Accountancy from the University of Cape Town and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Committee memberships: Remuneration Committee (Chairman), Audit and Risk Committee, Nomination Committee

Jannie Durand

Non-executive director

Appointed
15 February 2016

Jannie Durand joined the Rembrandt group on 1 April 1996. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Remgro Limited on 7 May 2012. In his current role with more than 19 years’ experience in the investment industry, he acts as non-executive director of various companies, including, Distell Group Limited, FirstRand Limited, Grindrod Limited, RCL Foods Limited and RMI Holdings Limited. Mr Durand was appointed as a non-executive director of Mediclinic International Limited in June 2012 and continues as a non-executive director of the Company subsequent to the reverse takeover by the Company of Mediclinic International Limited. He holds an Honours Degree in Accountancy from the University of Stellenbosch and a Masters of Philosophy in Management Studies from Oxford University. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Committee memberships: Investment Committee, Nomination Committee