MEET THE TEAM
Meet The Team
Rhys van Wyk
Rhys completed a B.Comm. Marketing Management degree at Stellenbosch University. He started his career in commercial property marketing becoming one of the youngest marketing managers of a major shopping centre by the age of 24. He took time off to join the USB MBA class of 2011. In 2012 he and his wife Annemarie started a successful retail business later expanding to three branches- he never completed his MBA. Rhys has almost 10 years experience in import/export, manufacturing and general management. He currently sits on the board of 5 unlisted companies in the retail, hospitality and medical consumables industries.
Non-Executive Director - Finance
Christoff completed his B.Compt (UNISA) in the 80’s joining SA Breweries after completing his articles in Pretoria. He has served on the Exco’s of large global listed companies and has extensive experience in Process Costing, Manufacturing, Procurement and Human Resource Management. He has worked as Chief Financial Officer in South Africa, Swaziland, Malawi, Ethiopia amongst others. He started studying towards his modular MBA in 1994 at USB, completing his Honours but was posted to China in 1997 as part of the first group of expats to live and work there.
Non-Executive Director - Sales and Marketing
Erik has over 25 experience in the South African Pharmaceutical and Health Care Industry. He spent 17 years as a senior manager leading Sales & Key Accounts Teams. He currently serves as the CEO of Pharma Dynamics, Vice Chairman of the GDMSA (Generics and Biosimilars association of Southern Africa), Exco member of the Pharmaceutical Task Group as well as member of the EMEA PRC to mention only a few.
Dr. Léanie Kleynhans
Non-Executive Director - Product Safety
Léanie completed her doctoral thesis at Stellenbosch University in the study of Immunology, Molecular Biology and Tubercolosis in 2011 (Hons, Medical Biochemistry). She is a Senior Researcher at her Alma Mater.