Appointed: 29 July 2009
Board committee membership:
Remuneration; Nomination (Chairman); Risk and Sustainability; Social, ethics and transformation
Mr Surgey was managing director of Plascon and chief executive officer of Barloworld Coatings from 1992 to 2003. From 1995 to 2008 he was a board member and director of Barloworld Ltd. Mr Surgey also served on the remuneration and audit committees of Control Instruments (Pty) Ltd and NCS Resins (Pty) Ltd. He is currently the chairman of Eazi Access Investments (Pty) Ltd and director and shareholder of Earth Probiotic Industrial (Pty) Ltd.
Experience and expertise:
Strategic leadership; commodities, sales, manufacturing and production; economic, finance and corporate structuring; legal and regulatory; people management and socio-economic development; entrepreneurship; corporate knowledge, governance and risk management; global experience