Appointed: 1 April 2014
Board committee membership:
Risk and Sustainability; Social, ethics and transformation; Investment
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