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.
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.
Tracy Cheetham CPIM, CSCP, SCOR-P, CDDP, PLS, Director, ParadoxSolve LLC, USA
Tracy is a past director and past president of SAPICS and understands full well that there have been many developments and the business of SAPICS as it has evolved. Tracy is acutely aware of the responsibilities and type of contributions that board members might make that are beneficial to the organisation. Being based outside of South Africa in Florida, USA will provide a different perspective to the organisation. Tracy travels to South Africa two or three times a year. Tracy’s experience with international organisations organisations, including several years on the APICS board of directors as a staff person will be of benefit to SAPICS in forging collaborative relationships of mutual benefit.
Sorab Mullan – is currently employed by Fortna in a leadership role for the EMEA region. At Fortna, associates are encouraged not to their contributions only to the organization but to the supply chain profession at large. Promoting the profession by adding value helps not just the respective organizations to grow but also the individuals through collective learning and sharing. From an experience perspective, Sorab has been fortunate to work across multiple regions that include but not limited to South Africa, United Kingdom, Europe, India and some of the African countries, coupled with exposure of having worked across different industries. For those who may be interested in his academic background, it includes Masters in Marketing Management with South African Qualifications Authority certifying it at NQF Level 9. Also completed the Mobile Academy Professional Development from the University College London. Sorab has been an active member of SAPICS and believes he has a contribution to make to the supply chain community.