SAPICS Board of Directors
Mungo Park, President of SAPICS
During Mungo’s twenty year career in Supply Chain he has always considered supply chain efficiency a key contributor to business value. Underpinning the ability for business to continue to drive supply chain improvement, is the need for a sound base of supply chain and logistics expertise within an organisation. Mungo believes that in Africa we are fortunate to have an organisation like SAPICS, leading the provision of relevant and up-to-date supply chain education, and facilitating the sharing of supply chain and operations knowledge in Africa.
Cobus Rossouw, CSCP
Cobus Rossouw is the Chief Business Development Officer of IMPERIAL Logistics, responsible for the Group’s strategic business development, marketing and strategy coordination across the African operations. In support of this, Cobus oversees Resolve Solution Partners, Imperial’s professional services company that provides advisory, technology, people enablement and process outsourcing services.Cobus obtained engineering and commerce qualifications from the University of Pretoria.
With his focus on industrial & systems engineering and business logistics, his career was destined for Supply Chain Management. Cobus also studied towards a MBL at UNISA and qualified as Certified Supply Chain Professional through APICS, the Association for Operations Management in the USA. Cobus is registered as a Professional Engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA).Before joining co-founding Volition (which has become part of Resolve), Cobus was Logistics Director of Cadbury South Africa and consulted to various Food and Chemicals businesses from Louis Heyl and Associates.
IMPERIAL acquired a majority stake in Volition in 2008 and Cobus joined Imperial Logistics in 2009.Cobus is a President of SAPICS, the Association for Operations Management of Southern Africa and a Board member of the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA).
Cobus is married to Charmaine (a “retired” medical negligence lawyer) and they have three teenagers.
Keabetswe Mpane, CSCP
Kea has served on several Board of Trustees as a Chairperson in SAIIE Tshwane Branch, Wonderpark Estates, Delia Park and other property management associations, this experience would be vital in ensuring that SAPICS progresses as a body.
Kea is currently appointed as Head of Long Term Plant Development and Logistics, strategic leadership of logistics across 145 plants and overseeing 933 employees, and management of Transnet Rail Engineering R2.2 billion of inventory. Kea also serves on the South African Indsutrial board as the head of the Tshwane Branch and is the Chairperson of the biggest Body corporate in Pretoria, Wonder Park Estates, where under her leadership the financial position of the BC turned around where levy collection increased and investments increased, Kea has also been the Chairperson of Delia Park Body Corporate for the past 5 years where a healthy financial position is maintained.
Clayton Thomas has a passion for the end to end supply chain and the people who make it work. As a director of Industrial Logistic Solutions Clayton works on a daily basis with a wide range of companies and individuals working to make their supply chains better and the community stronger. Clayton has been involved with the Logistics Achiever Awards and other professional bodies in the industry. Clayton believes that being involved with SAPICS from a strategic perspective he can provide representation of the members on the board that is forward thinking and current.
Richard Dos Santos, CPIM, CSCP
As a director of the Centre for Logistics Excellence (CLX) and AppliSential, Richard has been involved with SAPICS throughout his professional career. Richard has participated as a SAPICS Authorised Education Partner as well as an active member of the SAPICS Executive Committee and is currently involved in the development of the proposed Education Endorsement Model that SAPICS will be introducing later in 2016. Richard has strong leadership skills to contribute to SAPICS as the association continues its evolution. Richard’s principal interest is in further enhancing the SAPICS value proposition, combined with his passion for education and the vision he has for the future of the association are some of the ways Richard will contribute to the sustainability and strategic direction of SAPICS.
Colin Seftel, CFPIM, CPIM, CSCP, CDDP, CSCA, CLTD
Colin was a member of the SAPICS Board from 2009-12. He resigned in 2013 in order to accept a seat on the APICS Board from 2013-15. Having served his three year term with APICS Colin was keen to be involved with SAPICS at a strategic management level once again. He believes that while SAPICS is already highly successful as the leading professional organization for the supply chain community in South Africa, there are enormous opportunities to further extend our influence throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. This is of paramount importance to Colin.
In addition to this Colin has a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from his time as an APICS director and we are confident that SAPICS will benefit significantly from this experience.
Ralton Moses is Operations Director at DSV Healthcare and has been with the organisation for the past 20 years. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and has studied for a 2nd Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management at the University of Johannesburg. Currently he is in the process of completing his PhD qualification in the pharmaceutical distribution space. Furthermore Ralton supports postgraduate supply chain students from the University of Johannesburg with assistance in their research studies. Ralton is passionate about supply chain management with his area of expertise being warehousing operations, automation and continuous improvement (Lean Six Sigma) and has spoken at various conferences and summits on these disciplines. As part of DSV Healthcare’s CSR contribution, Ralton also works closely with the Department of Health in providing basic training on Total Quality Management in Supply Chain at State Provincial Pharmaceutical Depots. Ralton is of the firm belief that supply chain professionals in this country needs a reputable body to belong to and in his opinion, SAPICS is that Association.