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Jun 05, 2009

Jeremy Botha

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Full Name: Jeremy Sean Botha

Position: CEO of Werksmans Incorporating Jan S de Villiers

Main Activity of the Company: Legal services

Date and Place of Birth: April 17, 1968, Cape Town

Education: BCom, University of Cape Town, 1990; BCompt, University of South Africa, 1995; CA Board Exam, 1996

First Job: Articled clerk (now called trainee accountants)

Career History Prior to Current Position: Financial accountant, Mondi; project accountant, Barloworld; financial manager, MUR (Macsteel International); group financial manager, Servest; GM, Adams & Adams

Size of First Pay Packet: R1 600 a month, in 1990

First Job with Present Group: CEO

Value of Assets under Your Control: Not stated

Number of People under Your Leadership: 200

Management Style: Consultative, inclusive, decisive

Personal Best Achievement: Flying solo

Professional Best Achievement: Being appointed CEO of Werksmans

Person Who Has Had the Biggest Influence on Your Life: My family

Person Who Has Had the Biggest Influence on Your Career: My father

Person You Would Most Like to Meet: Barack Obama

Businessperson Who Has Impressed You Most: Jack Welch

Philosophy of Life: Don’t procrastinate; live it like there will be no tomorrow; cherish those close to you

Biggest Ever Opportunity: Studying at university and attending Harvard Business School

Biggest Ever Disappointment: Can’t remember – I moved on!

Hope for the Future: A reduction in crime, poverty and corruption so my children can continue to grow up in this beautiful country

Favourite Reading: Historical and sport biographies

Favourite TV Programme: Supersport, Air Crash Investigation

Favourite Food/Drink: Grilled chicken/Amstel

Favourite Music: U2

Favourite Sport: Cricket and rugby

Favourite Website: Moneyweb

Hobbies: Flying and running

Car: BMW 335i Cabriolet

Pets: None

Miscellaneous Dislikes: Politicians, smoking, big egos

Favourite Other South African Company: Standard Bank

Favourite Foreign Company: Microsoft

Married: Tasha van Heerden, December 14, 1996

Children: Emily, 8; Oliver, 3

Clubs: Sunninghill Striders Running Club

Edited by: Martin Zhuwakinyu
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