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Prof Johan Wilhelm Strydom
Prof Johan Strydom Obtained a DCom degree from the University of South Africa (UNISA) in September 1991. Title of Thesis: "Innovation in the South African Large Food Retailing". Prof Johan has vast experience in delivering papers on International and national conferences over the past two decades.

Currently Head of the first year Business Management Department in the School of Business Management. Sub-Department Head: Marketing and Human Resources Management (1998 - Acting Head of the School of Business Management (October - December 1998 and June - July 2000) Head of the Sub-Department Marketing, Retailing and Human Resource Management in the School of Business Management (seventeen lecturers).

Responsible for the development of new curricula for the sub-department on undergraduate as well as postgraduate level. Quality control on outputs by the sub-department. Guidance of postgraduate students on masters and doctoral level. Administration and correspondence of the sub-Department.

Terry Booysen
Terry is a director and co-founder of CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd. He has served most of his professional career in the SA financial services market where he fulfilled a number of senior management positions across the retail, commercial and corporate banking sectors at Barclays Bank Plc, Santam Bank, First National Bank and Nedcor Group.

Terry has been widely recognised for his thought leadership and innovative approach and as an independent executive consultant, he is sought after by the private and public sectors alike to assist and rethink their business strategy and current business practices against the backdrop of business innovation and corporate governance. He gained international experience as an e-business strategy consultant at electronic rading solutions and at IBM SA where he became Services Executive of Global Midmarket Business.

Prof Eugene Cloete
Prof Eugene Cloete holds a MSc degree from the University of the Free State and a DSc from the University of Pretoria (UP). He is currently the Dean of the Science at the University of Stellenbosch and the chairman of the IWA South African National committee and immediate past Vice – president of IWA International. In 2005 he was appointed as the Chairman of the IWA Strategic Council for a term of office for 3 years. Prof Cloete is the inventor of 8 patents of which 4 are international. In 2005 he received a THRIP Excellence Award for one of these patents pertaining to Biofilm monitoring as a technology benefiting a SMME during 2004.

He has published 111 scientific papers (37 during the past 3 years) in leading Science Citation Index journals. He has edited four books of which 3 have been published internationally. Prof Cloete has acted as a Keynote Speaker on 10 occasions at international conferences. Over and above this he has made numerous oral presentations (97) and poster presentations (82) at national and international symposia and conferences. 46 MSc and 17 PhD students have completed their studies under his leadership. Of these 30 were black MSc candidates and 5 black PhD candidates. On 23 occasions he acted as an external examiner for students from all over the world. He is also an external examiner for undergraduate courses at UNISA and WITS University.


The Customer is the Focus,
Growth through Innovation,
Respect for People,
Excellence and Professionalism, Integrity,
Value for Money,
Respect for the Environment