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Jeremy Brooke - Executive Chairman

From 2007 until late 2014, Jeremy was the Group Chief Executive Officer of National Foods. Jeremy had previously held senior management positions with Innscor Africa, which he joined in 2001, prior to which he was Managing Director and equity partner of Shearwater, a tourism and adventure company. Jeremy sits on a number of boards and charitable trusts

Graeme Bird BSC (QS) – Operations Director

Graeme has more than 25 years’ experience in the property industry and until most recently was the resident partner and Managing Director of JHI Properties Zambia

After starting work as consultant Quantity Surveyor in 1990 Graeme joined with a partner and Innscor Africa to start Mbanje Bird, a pan-African property development company that undertook a wide range of projects in 13 countries in East, West and Southern Africa. Graeme then spent 9 years with Innscor, with diversified roles including Managing Director of Innscor International the company responsible for the franchising, development, marketing and brand management of a pan-African retail network, comprising some 300 stores.

In 2012 Graeme acquired a stake in JHI Properties Zambia Limited and became the new locally resident partner and Managing Director before joining Cardinal Corporation in 2016.

Tania Sanders CA (SA) – lnventory Director

Having completed her professional accounting qualification through Deloitte in Cape Town, Tania continued to work for Deloitte first in New York and then in Cape Town before immigrating to London, where she held increasingly senior roles within finance and IT at Anheuser-Busch Europe Ltd, culminating in her role as European IS Manager. Upon returning to Zimbabwe, Tania was for a period, Financial Director of  Zimbabwe focused investment Group, Cambria Africa plc before assuming her role as General Manager of Arlington and her elevation to Inventory Director of Cardinal Corporation.

Rachel Mabaudi CA (SA) – Head of Finance

Rachel is a Chartered Accountant with 10 years experience in finance management and business  leadership attained while working for companies such as, the World Bank and ESET Southern Africa. Rachel currently enjoys the challenges encountered in her department and  prides herself as a team player and problem solver. Preceding her CA qualification Rachel obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from Rhodes  University, her Certificate in the Theory of Accounting and Honours in Accounting Science from UNISA.

Anthony Kinnaird CA (SA) - Head of Marketing

Anthony Kinnaird has spent the last 20 years at Innscor Africa Limited working in various positions from Finance to Business Development.  He has spent the last eight years with National Foods.  From 2011-2015 he was Head of Marketing and benefitted significantly from Tiger Brands input in this side of the business and qualified as a Chartered Marketer (SA) in 2015.  He was involved in the turnaround of a National Foods acquisition and left as the business reached its pre-acquisition highs dealing very closely with key customers to achieve these numbers.

Joshua Silcock Bcom (SA) – Head of Sales

With a passion for business, Joshua obtained a Business Commerce degree, majoring in Entrepreneurship and Business Management at the University of Pretoria in 2012.From there he took up an operational and sales roles with the Innscor Conglomerate, as well as taking part ownership of a small distribution company, before assuming his role as Head of Sales at Cardinal Corporation in 2014.

Peter Chadwick BComm, BAcc, CA(Z) - Head of Treasury

Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Cape Town and a Bachelor of Accounting Science (Honours) degree from UNISA. He is a Chartered Accountant , having articled with Deloitte and Touche. He has worked in Corporate Finance with Merchant Bank of Central Africa , was the Financial Director and subsequently Managing Director of Haggie Rand Zimbabwe ( a subsidiary of Anglo American South Africa) , Managing Director of Imara Corporate Finance and CFX Merchant Bank. Peter is currently Non Executive Chairman of the Brown Engineering Group.

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