Management Team

K. Welgemoed
Chief Executive Officer

A qualified Chartered Accountant (SA), Mr Welgemoed joined Spanjaard Limited as Manager Operations in July 2015 and was appointed Director Operations in September 2015. In November 2017 Welgemoed was elected by the Board of Directors to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).


G.F Cort
Executive Director

Joined our sales staff in 1996. Currently his portfolio includes supervision of international sales and logistics related thereto. Mr Cort is a member of the Institute of Directors of South Africa.


C.K.T Palmer
Executive Director

Has an MSc and MBA from the University of OFS and is currently in charge of all technical matters including research and product development. Mr Palmer is a member of the Institute of Directors of South Africa.

I. Saunders
Executive Director

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant (SA) in 2010. He joined Spanjaard Limited in March 2016 as Financial Manager and was promoted to the board as Financial Director shortly thereafter.


Prof D.P van der Nest
Lead Independent Non-Executive Director

Prof van der Nest is currently head of the Department of Auditing at the Tshwane University of Technology. He is also a member of the institute of Public Finance and Auditing and the Institute of Internal Auditors.


B.L Montgomery
Independent Non-executive Director

Is a stockbroker and was connected with our JSE listing in 1987.


Mrs S. Hari
Independent Non-executive Director

Mrs Hari is an independent consultant who specialises in corporate finance public sector governance support and Social and Ethics committees. Mrs Hari also currently serves on the audit committees of various companies both as Chairperson and member and is also a Member of the Institute of internal Auditors SA and the Institude of Directors of South Africa. Mrs Hari was recently appointed as the member of the Board of Directors and member of the Audit committee of the Gauteng Gambling Board. She also serves as Chairperson of the Social and Ethics committee.


T.N Stewart (Née Spanjaard)
Executive Director

Independent marketing consultant for Spanjaard Limited from March 2016. Joined Spanjaard Limited full time in October 2017 and was simultaneously appointed as Marketing Director. Mrs Stewart has an Honours degree in Marketing Communications and is in charge of Marketing for Spanjaard Limited.