PIERRE JOUBERT – Chief executive officer

South African (permanently relocating to Mauritius)

Prior to his appointment as CEO of the Company, Pierre joined the Richmark Group of companies in November 2015 in the position of Chief Investment Officer. Previously, Pierre spent 13 years at Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), fulfilling various roles including those of senior transactor in the Corporate Finance division, 5 years as the Head of the Equities division and 3 years as the Co-Head of the Global Markets division. Pierre has been a member of the RMB Investment Committee for the last 10 years, a position he continues to hold. He is also a member of the Ashburton Private Equity Fund 1 Investment Committee.

During the period from May 1997 to October 2002 Pierre held various executive positions at Connection Group Holdings Ltd, an information technology retailer listed on the JSE Securities Exchange. He held the position of CEO of Connection Group for 4 years, leading a successful turnaround of the business that culminated in the group being bought by JD Group Ltd.

Pierre worked for various companies in the Reunert Ltd group during the period from 1992 to 1997, and completed his articles with Deloitte prior to that.