the company of wine people appoints new MD
10 July 2012 by the company of wine people
company of wine people is pleased to announce that Eduan Steynberg has been
appointed as its Managing Director, following in the footsteps of Hermann
graduating as a CA with Coopers & Lybrand, Eduan joined a division of
Foodcorp, one of the three largest listed food companies on the JSE. After
reaching the level of financial director, he left to pursue a career in general
management as GM of the Milling Division of Sefalana Group in Botswana.
this he joined Derek Brink holdings, the second largest privately owned
business in Botswana,
as CEO where he managed the commercial side of the business. During his years
at the company, it developed from a primary production entity to one with
substantial holdings in retail.
his return to South Africa,
he joined GWK Limited in Douglas, a R1.2
billion business. In the past three years, Eduan has satisfied his
entrepreneurial curiosity through setting up an investment entity focussed on
trade with India.
Steynberg of this next chapter in his career, “I see this as a huge opportunity
to be part of a business that has repositioned itself to enhance its position
as one of the leading wine businesses in South Africa.”
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