Appointed: 1 April 2014
Board committee membership:
Social, Ethics and Transformation Committee; Investment Committee
Mr de Ruyter spent more than 20 years with the petrochemicals group Sasol in a number of senior management roles. He was a member of the Sasol group executive committee from 2009 to 2014 and was appointed as CEO of Nampak in 2014.
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