Graham Mackay joined The South African Breweries Limited (SAB Ltd) in 1978 and has held a number of senior positions in the group, including Executive Chairman of the beer business in South Africa. He was appointed Group Managing Director in 1997 and Chief Executive of South African Breweries plc upon its listing on the London Stock Exchange in 1999. He is the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser plc.
Malcolm Wyman joined SAB Ltd in 1986, and joined the board as Group Corporate Finance Director in 1990. He was appointed to the board of South African Breweries plc upon its listing on the London Stock Exchange in 1999. He became Chief Financial Officer in 2001, with responsibility for the group’s finance operations, corporate finance and development, and group strategy. Prior to joining SAB Ltd, he was an Executive Director of UAL Merchant Bank, South Africa.
Meyer Kahn joined the group in 1966 and occupied executive positions in a number of the group’s former retail interests before being appointed to the board of SAB Ltd in 1981. He was appointed Group Managing Director in 1983 and Executive Chairman in 1990. In 1997, he was seconded full-time to the South African Police Service as its Chief Executive, serving for two and a half years. He was appointed Chairman of South African Breweries plc upon its listing on the London Stock Exchange in 1999. Among other awards, he holds an honorary doctorate in commerce from the University of Pretoria and was awarded The South African Police Star for Outstanding Service (SOE) in 2000.
Geoffrey Bible joined the board in 2002 following completion of the Miller Brewing Company transaction. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Altria Group, Inc. (Altria) from 1994 until April 2002 and as Chairman of the Altria board from January 1995 until August 2002, when he retired. He also served as Chairman of the board of Kraft Foods Inc. from March 2001 until his retirement in August 2002.
Dinyar Devitre joined the board in May 2007, replacing Nancy De Lisi as a nominee of Altria Group, Inc. He is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Altria Group, Inc. Prior to his appointment in 2002 to his current position, he held a number of senior management positions within the Altria group. He was a director of Kraft Foods Inc from 2002 until March 2007 and is a director of Western Union Company. He is also a Trustee of the Lincoln Center Inc., the Asia Society and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Liz Doherty joined the board in 2006. She is Group International Finance Director, Tesco Plc. Prior to joining Tesco in 2001, she held a number of commercial and strategic positions in Unilever PLC, including Senior Vice President Finance – Central & Eastern Europe, Financial Director – Unilever Thai Holdings and Financial Director, Frigo, España.
Lord Fellowes joined the board in 1999. He is Chairman of Barclays Private Bank and was Private Secretary to the Queen from 1990 until 1999, having joined the Royal Household in 1977 from a career in the London Money Market. He chairs the Prison Reform Trust and is a trustee of the Rhodes Trust and the Mandela-Rhodes Foundation.
John Manser joined the board in 2001. He is Chairman of Intermediate Capital Group plc, Shaftesbury PLC, London Asia Chinese Private Equity Fund Limited and Hiscox Investment Management Ltd and Deputy Chairman of Colliers CRE plc. He was Chairman of Robert Fleming Holdings Limited between 1997 and 2000, a member of the President’s Committee of the British Banking Association between 1994 and 1998, a Director of the Securities and Investments Board between 1986 and 1993 and is a past Chairman of the London Investment Banking Association.
John Manzoni joined the board in 2004. He is currently Chief Executive of Refining and Marketing of BP plc. He joined BP in 1983 and was appointed to the BP plc board in January 2003. He will step down from the board of BP later this year and will, with effect from 1 September 2007, become President and Chief Executive Officer of Talisman Energy Inc. He is a member of the advisory board of the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Accenture Energy Advisory Board.
Miles Morland joined the board in 1999. He is Chairman of Blakeney Management, an investment management firm specialising in the developing world, which he founded in 1990. He is also Chairman of Indochina Capital Vietnam Holdings, Chairman of Ukraine Opportunity Trust plc, a director of The Dubai Group, of SouthWest Energy (BVI) Ltd, and of the East Europe Development Fund, and is engaged in raising development capital for investment in Africa.
Carlos Pérez joined the board in 2005, following completion of the Bavaria Group transaction. He is a Managing Director at Quadrant Capital Advisors Inc, and sits on the board and executive committee of Valorem S.A. He was previously an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co., S.G. Warburg & Co. and Violy, Byorum & Partners.
Cyril Ramaphosa joined the board of SAB Ltd in 1997 and was appointed to the board of South African Breweries plc upon its listing on the London Stock Exchange in 1999. He is Executive Chairman of Shanduka Group, Joint Non-Executive Chairman of Mondi plc and Mondi Limited and holds directorships in Macsteel Global B.V., MTN Group Ltd, The Bidvest Group, Standard Bank and Alexander Forbes. He also sits on the board of the Commonwealth Business Council.
Lord Renwick of Clifton joined the board in 1999. He served as British Ambassador to the United States from 1991 to 1995 and as British Ambassador to South Africa from 1987 to 1991. He is Vice-Chairman, JPMorgan Cazenove Ltd, Chairman of Fluor Ltd, and a director of Compagnie Financière Richemont AG, Fluor Corporation and Kazakhmys plc.
Alejandro Santo Domingo joined the board in 2005, following completion of the Bavaria Group transaction. He is a Managing Director at Quadrant Capital Advisors Inc, sits on the board of Valorem S.A. and Caracol TV, is the treasurer of Aid for AIDS Charity and is also a member of the board of the US-based DKMS Americas Foundation.
^ Corporate accountability and risk assurance committee (CARAC)
† Executive committee
+ Nomination committee
# Remuneration committee
* Audit committee