Our leadership team

The Tiger Brands' board

Tiger Brands' board of directors plays a critical role in the governing of the business. Its diversity lends important perspective and depth to the group's direction. We are therefore committed to building a board that is diverse in terms of race, gender and experience.

Non-executive directors


Executive directors


Board committee membership key

Audit committee Social, ethics and transformation committee Remuneration committee
Nomination and governance committee Risk and sustainability committee Investment committee

Board diversity

as at 1 October 2020

FY22 target:
50% women and black representation, respectively.

Executive committee

Our executive committee facilitates the effective control of the group's operational activities in terms of its delegated authority approved by the board. It is responsible for developing policies and strategy for recommendations to the board and for the implementation and execution in line with the board's mandate. The executive committee meets at least monthly and more often as required.

NOEL DOYLE (54)

Chief executive officer

Appointed: July 2012

Experience

  • Accounting and auditing
  • Corporate finance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Governance
  • FMCG in South Africa and Africa

DEEPA SITA (43)

Chief financial officer

Appointed: October 2020

Experience

  • Strategy execution
  • Corporate finance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Governance and leadership

BECKY OPDYKE (41)

Chief marketing officer

Appointed: October 2018

Experience

  • FMCG in USA, SA and globally
  • Marketing and brand leadership
  • Commercial

TREVOR SANDERSON (53)

Chief supply chain officer

Appointed: February 2020

Experience

  • FMCG
  • Supply chain management

MARY-JANE MORIFI (58)

Chief corporate affairs and sustainability officer

Appointed: December 2016

Experience

  • Corporate affairs
  • Sustainability
  • Oil and gas and mining sectors

JOE RALEBEPA (49)

Chief legal officer

Appointed: January 2020

Experience

  • Legal, compliance and risk
  • Corporate governance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • FMCG and retail

LUIGI FERRINI (53)

Chief customer officer

Appointed: May 2020

Experience

  • FMCG in South Africa and globally
  • Sales strategy and execution
  • Customer management and customer relations

PAMELA PADAYACHEE (46)

Acting chief financial officer

Appointed: February 2020

Experience

  • Accounting and auditing
  • Corporate finance
  • FMCG

KAMAL HARILAL (47)

Chief strategy officer

Appointed: April 2018

Experience

  • FMCG in South Africa and Africa
  • Strategy development and execution
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate finance

S'NE MAGAGULA (47)

Chief human resources officer

Appointed: May 2018

Experience

  • Human resources leadership
  • Oil and gas sector in South Africa and Europe

YOKESH MAHARAJ (48)

Chief growth officer: Consumer Brands

Appointed: July 2018

Experience

  • FMCG in South Africa and Africa
  • Sales and distribution
  • Human resources

CLIVE VAUX (69)

Executive: Corporate finance

Appointed: February 2000

Experience

  • Executive leadership in FMCG
  • Corporate finance