AS AT 31 MARCH 2016
The biographies of Danie Meintjes, Chief Executive Officer, and Craig Tingle, Chief Financial Officer (retiring on 15 June 2016) are provided.
Group Services Executive
Gert Hattingh joined the Mediclinic Group in 1991 as group accountant. He served in various management positions in the Mediclinic Group and was appointed as the Company Secretary in 2010 and Group Services Executive in 2011. He holds an Honours Degree in Accountancy from the University of Stellenbosch and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Dr Dirk le Roux
Group ICT Executive
Dr Dirk le Roux joined Mediclinic in August 2014 as the Group ICT Executive. Prior to joining Mediclinic, he served in various managerial roles including as Managing Director of ThinkWorx Consulting, Chief Information Officer at Media24, General Manager for IT Strategy and Risk at ABSA Bank Limited, as well as the Head of IT at the Development Bank of Southern Africa. He holds a DCom (Informatics) degree from the University of Pretoria, a Master in Business Administration (cum laude), a Postgraduate Diploma in Data Metrics and a Bachelor in Civil Engineering.
Dr Ronnie van der Merwe
Chief Clinical Officer
Dr Ronnie van der Merwe is a specialist anaesthetist who worked in the medical insurance industry before joining the Group in 1999 as Clinical Manager. He established the Clinical Information, Advanced Analytics, Health Information Management and Clinical Services functions at Mediclinic, and is currently appointed as the Mediclinic Group’s Chief Clinical Officer since 2007. He was appointed as a director of Mediclinic International Limited in 2010 up to the Combination. He holds the medical degree M.B.Ch.B from the University of Stellenbosch, a diploma in Anaesthetics from the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa (DA (SA)) and completed the Fellowship of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa (FCA (SA)). He also completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School.
Chief Executive Officer: Mediclinic Middle East (including Al Noor)David Hadley joined the Mediclinic Group in 1993, and worked in a variety of administrative roles in human resources, finance, operations and hospital management before being seconded to Dubai in 2007 to oversee the opening of Mediclinic City Hospital. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Mediclinic Middle East in 2009 and has also served as a member of Mediclinic’s Executive Committee since 2011. Mr Hadley holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of South Africa and a Master in Business Administration (with distinction) from the University of Liverpool.
Chief Executive Officer: Mediclinic Southern Africa
Koert Pretorius joined the Group in 1998 as the regional manager of the central region of Mediclinic’s operations in South Africa, after which he was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of the Mediclinic Group in 2003. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Mediclinic Southern Africa in 2008 and also served as a director of Mediclinic International Limited in 2006 up to the Combination. He holds a Bachelor degree in Accounting Science from the University of the Free State and a Master of Business Leadership degree from the University of South Africa.
Dr Ole Wiesinger
Chief Executive Officer: Hirslanden
Dr Ole Wiesinger joined the Hirslanden group in 2004 as the Hospital Manager of Klinik Hirslanden. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Hirslanden group and also served as a director of Mediclinic International Limited from 2008 up to the Combination. Prior to joining Hirslanden, he served in various management positions of the MGS-Euromed Group in Germany from 1995 and was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of MGS-Euromed Group from 2003 to 2004. He holds a doctorate in medicine from the University of Erlangen, Germany and a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics from the European Business School, Germany.