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“MegChem applies engineering resources optimally to translate client needs into process plant that meets agreed objectives.”

Our Senior Management Overview

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With our systems and procedures, we can support a client from A to Z and beyond. We pride ourselves on providing long-term maintenance and support beyond the scope of installation and implementation.

PIETER NEETHLING

PIETER NEETHLING

Pieter is the Managing Director and a founding member of MegChem.  As registered Professional Engineer with over 25 years of experience, Pieter has been involved in engineering detail design, technical advisory and project management services covering all project life-cycle phases.   This background serves him well in his role in growing the MegChem portfolio.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B.Eng (Mech Eng), 1988, University of Pretoria

M.Eng (Mech Eng), 1991, University of Pretoria

MBL, 1998, UNISA

Pr Eng (ECSA 950397)

GCC

JOHAN WESSELS

JOHAN WESSELS

Johan is a qualified Metallurgical Engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in various technical and management roles.  He is responsible for SecMet – the metallurgical and welding business, Quality Management, Safety Management and maintaining the Business Management System certification.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B. Eng (Metallurgy); 1986; University of Pretoria
B. Eng (Hons) Metallurgy; 1992; University of Pretoria
Welding Engineer; 1994; South African Institute of Welding (SAIW)

ANDRE ROOS

ANDRE ROOS

Andre is responsible for developing new markets, specifically into Africa. He has been a board member since inception  and at various stages been responsible for Mechanical Engineering, Project Management and Business development. He also serves on the  SAIMechE Council.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B Eng Mechanical 1980, MBA, 1986. Both at the University of Pretoria.

LOUIS ODENDAAL

LOUIS ODENDAAL

Louis is responsible for growing the MegChem business in the Western Cape.  His experience includes design, fabrication and construction, engineering management and business development.  He is a board member and chairman of the Equity- and Social and Ethics Committees.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B.Eng Mechanical Engineering: University of Stellenbosch, 1994  MBA: University of Stellenbosch, 2007

WILLEM DE KLERK

WILLEM DE KLERK

Willem is responsible for MegChem’s Piping Engineering Division. He started his career at MegChem in 2000 as an assistant engineer. He was promoted to Executive Manager in July 2016. He has extensive knowledge in piping design and engineering in the petrochemical field. Willem registered as a Professional Engineer with ECSA in 2006 and is qualified as a Piping Designer according to SANS 347.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B.Eng Mechanical, North West University 1998

TERTIUS BOSMAN

TERTIUS BOSMAN

Tertius is responsible for Mechanical, Process and Instrumentation Engineering as well as for interaction with fabricators with respect to design services.  His teams provides conceptual and detail design services and support during procurement of equipment and construction.  He has 30 years experience in mechanical design and construction support. He is a member of the Executive Committee and holds the portfolio of Mentorship and Continual Professional Development registration on the committee for the  SAIMechE Highveld Branch.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B.Eng Mechanical Engineering: University of Stellenbosch, 1986

ENGELA MEYER

ENGELA MEYER

Engela is responsible for the delivering of the administrative services to the group of companies.  Her responsibilities include the delivering of all Financial, Human Resource, Information Systems, ERP system development and Document Control services.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B.Comm (Accounting) 1985, M.Comm (Tax)  2015

WESSEL VAN ZYL

WESSEL VAN ZYL

Wessel is responsible for the MegChem Project Management Business, which include the Engineering, Project, and Construction Management, MegChem Vaal Triangle and Airport Fuel Infrastructure Business Units.  His experience include metallurgical and corrosion engineering as well as multi-discipline engineering and project management.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B.Eng Metallurgical Engineering: University of North West, 1995  B. Eng Hons (Metallurgy): University of Pretoria 2000

Eng (Engineering Management): University of Pretoria, 2012

300+ Employees

72 engineers (32 Pr Eng), 110 designers and support resources

BBBEE Level 4

51% BO, 32% BWO

5 Star Safety

5 Star Safety rated

22 Years of Experience

22 years of design and project execution experience

MegChem has managed more than 150 EPC/EPCm projects over the past 10 years with a total value exceeding R2 billion.