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Executive 71533

Pieter's Profile

iCEO #71533

Position: CEO

Nationality: South Africa (The Rep. of)


Founder of PPExcel Pty Ltd - A start up company in the premium woven polypropylene packaging market. Value of the project 110 Million ZAR. Completed business case, sourced finance through the Industrial development corporation. After 5 month company employs 160 people and is nearing break even.

Major Achievements

2003 - Reduced staff by 50% while maintaining 1 Billion ZAR turnover in local subsidiary company of multinational. 2006 - 2008 Multinational aviation company, turned company around from loss to profitability in 24 months. 2010 - International investment fund company, turned from 2,1 M USD loss to 1,2 M USD profit in 14 months

Industry Sector Competencies

Consumer Goods

Professional Objectives

Function: CEO, COO or Managing Director
Sector: Automotive, Construction equipment, Manufacturing, any
Interim Manager: Yes
Permanent Position: Yes
Operational: Yes
Availability: Full time, part time, coaching on demand
Prefered Locations: Europe, South America

Additional Professional Interests

Operational coaching on demand
Non executive director assignments
Personal financial investment:150-350K USD

Countries Covered

South Africa (The Rep. of)

Operational Competencies

Technologies to market (Expert)
Business development (Professional)
Acquisition and shadow management (Professional)
New product or service launch (Expert)
Geographical expansion (Expert)
Company rescue or turnaround (Professional)
Close down or sell off (Professional)


South Africa (The Rep. of)

Home Country

South Africa (The Rep. of)


Full time
Part time
Coaching on demand


Degree - Bachelors of Commerce - UNISA Pretoria South Africa


Afrikaans, English

Management Experience

More than 15 years

Company Size

Start-up, SMB, Multinational

Interim Manager


Founder or Co-Founder


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