Appointed: 29 July 2009
Board committee membership:
Nomination and Remuneration Committee
Mr Surgey was Managing Director of Plascon and Chief Executive Officer of Barloworld Coatings from 1992 to 2003. From 1995 to 2008 he was a Director of Barloworld Limited. Mr Surgey also served as Director and member of the remuneration and audit committees of Control Instruments (Pty) Ltd and NCS Resins (Pty) Ltd. He served as a Trustee on The President’s Award – The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award for 14 years.
He is currently the Chairman of Eazi Access Rentals (Pty) Ltd, Chairman of Autozone Investments (Pty) Ltd (Ethos Fund V1 Companies) and a director and shareholder of Earth Probiotic Industrial (Pty) Ltd.
Experience and expertise:
Strategic leadership; Commodities and Sales, Manufacturing and production; Economic, Finance and corporate structuring; Legal and regulatory; People management and socio-economic development; Entrepreneurship; corporate knowledge, Governance and risk management; and Global experience.