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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 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.
- B.Eng (Mech Eng), 1988, University of Pretoria
- M.Eng (Mech Eng), 1991, University of Pretoria
- MBL, 1998, UNISA
- Pr Eng (ECSA 950397)
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.
- 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 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.
- B Eng Mechanical 1980 University of Pretoria
- MBA, 1986 University of Pretoria
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.
- B.Eng Mechanical Engineering: University of Stellenbosch, 1994
- MBA: University of Stellenbosch, 2007
Mahomed is responsible for cost engineering, project accounting and provides valuable management accounting support. He has over 37 years of experience in cost and management accounting. He has been a member of Megchem’s employment equity committee for the last twelve years.
Higher National Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting (M.L. Sultan Technikon) 1980
Linda is the Executive Manager Corporate Affairs and Training. He has over 20 years of experience in Project Management in petrochemical and mining industries. He has managed projects in R&D and at Operations at all phases of project life cycle.
- B.Sc (Mech Eng) UCT 1992
- Programme in Business Leadership (UNISA) 2002
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.
B.Eng Mechanical, North West University 1998
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.
B.Eng Mechanical Engineering: University of Stellenbosch, 1986
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.
B.Comm (Accounting) 1985, M.Comm (Tax) 2015
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.
- B. Eng Metallurgical Engineering: University of North West, 1995
- B. Eng Hons (Metallurgy): University of Pretoria 2000
- M. Eng (Engineering Management): University of Pretoria, 2012
89 engineers (32 Pr Eng), 110 designers and support resources
Certified by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance
For the Provision of a multi discipline design, consultation, engineering, procurement and construction services (EPC/EPCM) to the petrochemical, chemical, power generation, infrastructure and related industries. As well as design and detail engineering services for metallurgical, process and mechanical engineering disciplines.
MegChem has managed more than 150 EPC/EPCm projects over the past 10 years with a total value exceeding R2 billion.