Vergelegen Wine Estate appoints three new horticulturists

Vergelegen Wine Estate has appointed three young horticulturists - Scott Mapondo, Tristan Kruger and Courtney Abbott - to its horticultural team. 13 Jul 2021

Vinpro welcomes new board member

Charl du Plessis, CEO of Orange River Cellars, has been announced as the new Vinpro board member for the Northern Cape region. 14 Jun 2021

Kwanalu appoints Freddie van Tonder

The KwaZulu-Natal Agricultural Union, Kwanalu, has appointed Pietermaritzburg veteran policeman and detective, Freddie van Tonder, to head up the union's security desk. 17 May 2021

McCain Foods South Africa appoints new MD

McCain Foods South Africa has appointed Unathi Mhlatyana as its new managing director. 1 Feb 2021

Agri SA welcomes the appointment of Andrea Campher to the Disaster Relief Fund Board

Agri SA has welcomed the appointment of Andrea Campher to the Disaster Relief Fund Board by the minister of social development, Lindiwe Zulu. 29 Jan 2021

Willie Jacobs appointed as CEO of Potatoes SA

Willie Jacobs has been appointed as CEO of PSA, replacing Dr André Jooste. 26 Jan 2021

Omni appoints new AGRI finance director

Ravasha Maharaj has been announced as the new AGRI finance director at Omni, she will be responsible for the fertiliser business within the larger company. 26 Jan 2021

Vinpro welcomes Abrie Beeslaar as new Stellenbosch director

Vinpro has appointed Kanonkop Wine Estate's Abrie Beeslaar as its new board member for the Stellenbosch region. 3 Aug 2020

Hajra Karrim is Oceana Group's new CFO

Oceana Group has announced the appointment of Hajra Karrim as its new chief financial officer and executive director. 23 Jul 2020

Cape Wine Academy appoints new principal

Heidi Duminy has been appointed as the Cape Wine Academy's new principal, replacing Harry Melck who vacated the role to pursue personal interests. 8 Jul 2020

Floral industry veteran Lianne Jones joins PMA as country manager

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has appointed Lianne Jones the new country manager for PMA in South Africa. 27 May 2020

Agbiz announce new Agbiz Grain GM

Agbiz has announced the appointment of Wessel Lemmer as the new general manager of Agbiz Grain, effective July 2020. 22 Apr 2020

GlenWood Vineyards appoints Natasha Pretorius as winemaker

Glenwood Vineyards has announced the appointment of Natasha Pretorius as its new winemaker, effective 1 April. 4 Mar 2020

Enviromall appoints two new members to board

Enviromall has appointed Natalie Larkins as managing director and John Fox as sales director. 27 Feb 2020

Vinpro appoints Dr Langa Simela to board

Dr Langelihle (Langa) Simela has recently been appointed to the Vinpro board. 26 Feb 2020

André van Wyk is Vititec's new CEO

Vititec has appointed André van Wyk as its new CEO. He will officially take over the reins from Nico Spreeth on 1 March 2020, following his retirement as Vititec's CEO at the end of February. Prior to his appointment at Vititec, Van Wyk was a production manager at Dutoit Fruit's fruit packing division for the past four years. His other previous positions include manager of market access and technical support at the South African Table Grape Industry (Sati) and service manager at the Perishable Products Export Control Board (PPECB). 16 Jan 2020

Hortgro appoints Angelo Petersen as new board director

Angelo Petersen is officially a board director of Hortgro. 13 Jan 2020

Phenias Gumede appointed president of Kwanalu

The KZN Agricultural Union, Kwanalu, has appointed cotton and vegetable farmer Phenias Gumede has been elected as President of the KZN Agricultural Union, Kwanalu. 25 Oct 2019

Agri SA board for 2019/20 is announced

Agri SA's board for 2019/20 was announced at the 2019 congress. 14 Oct 2019

Trigga Trader appoints a new CEO

Trigga Trader has appointed Pedja Turanjanin as its new CEO. 7 Aug 2019

Award-winning winemaker Lizelle Gerber joins Nederburg Wines

Nederburg Wines in Paarl will welcome award-winning winemaker Lizelle Gerber as its new cellarmaster from 1 August 2019. 15 Jul 2019

Agri-Expo operations manager added to RASC board

Breyton Milford will serve as a trustee on the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth (RASC) board. 18 Jun 2019

Andrea Freeborough is Distell's new head winemaker

Former Nederburg cellar-master Andrea Freeborough has been appointed as Distell's new head winemaker. 20 May 2019

Seasoned winemaker Elunda Basson joins Steenberg Vineyards

Steenberg Vineyards has appointed Elunda Basson as its new cellar master; she replaces JD Pretorius. 26 Apr 2019

Barry Christie joins Green Farms Nut Company

Green Farms Nut Company (GFNC) has appointed Barry Christie as its new agricultural and technical manager. 25 Feb 2019

Stuart Reid to lead Aerobotics' data science

Artificial intelligence expert and thought leader Stuart Reid has joined Aerobotics as its new head of data science. 25 Feb 2019

Stuart van der Veen joins Aerobotics as CPO

Aerobotics has appointed Stuart van der Veen as its new chief platform officer. 1 Feb 2019

Michael Brinkhuis named Hortfin CEO

Michael Brinkhuis is Hortfin's new CEO. Brinkhuis is qualified as a horticulturist and holds a master's degree in agriculture from the University of Stellenbosch. 21 Jan 2019

Land Bank makes interim appointments

The Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa has made a number of interim management arrangements following the appointment of Bennie van Rooy as its acting CEO. 11 Jan 2019

Green Farms Nut Company preps for bumper crop with two new appointments

Macadamia processor and marketer Green Farms Nut Company (GFNC) has made two new additions to its senior leadership team. 21 Nov 2018

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