Hendrik holds an MPhil in economics and politics of development from Cambridge University, as well as an MCom in economics from Stellenbosch University. until he became the financial director of Naspers. He is also the chief Prosus has its primary listing on Euronext Amsterdam and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Naspers is the majority owner of Prosus. He is also a director of Naspers Beleggings. He is a qualified South African chartered accountant and holds a certificate in the Theory of Accountancy Naspers increases stake in Delivery Hero, positioning the company as the largest shareholder. Aileen joined Naspers as Chief People Officer in May 2014. Since 1994, the company has been listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa, and has been designated as part of the Top 10 index over the past several years. In April 2019, he left the board of directors of Telefônica Brasil S.A. after 14 years with that company, having served six of those years as president and chief executive officer and eight years as a board member as well as quality and services committee member. She is also a director of Naspers Beleggings (RF) Limited. In 2019, Hendrik joined the Advisory Boards of the UN The company’s most successful investment … He was chair of Strategic Real Estate Management Proprietary Limited, the managers of the Emira Property Fund. Equity research, broker reports, and media content available to private and non-institutional investors. In South Africa, Naspers is one of the foremost investors in the technology sector and is committed to building its internet and ecommerce companies in the country. Naspers Limited (Naspers) is a global Internet group and technology investor, operating in more than 120 countries. ... ecommerce companies in the country… Larry joined Naspers in December 2013 and was appointed CEO for Ventures in June 2015. ... companies in the country… She holds an MEcon and a PhD from the University of Stellenbosch. He served on the boards of directors of, among others, Distell Business and Human Security Initiative and Before joining Naspers, Aileen spent 10 years with eBay where she led HR for eBay Europe and Global Classifieds and also helped to grow and scale businesses in the fintech, eTail and online comparison-shopping sectors. banking experience, with crossborder mergers and acquisitions expertise across a broad range of industries. Engaged in the retail business since 2004, Ms Xu has been leading Wumei’s major acquisitions including that of Metro China and B&Q China, and the digital transformation of the traditional retail stores into online and offline omni-channels. Printing and publishing company Caxton has tabled extensive research into the control structure of Naspers at the Competition Tribunal and suggested that former CEO Koos Bekker, former MIH head Cobus Stofberg and Sanlam are in ultimate control. Roberto Oliveira de Lima (Brazilian) is an independent non-executive director. As Group COO, Pat is focused on aligning group strategy with company objectives, leading core business activities and strategic initiatives such as large acquisitions & divestitures. Prosus has its primary listing on Euronext Amsterdam and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Naspers is the majority owner of Prosus. operationally intensive private equity firm David has advised the Naspers group of companies since 1996. Naspers owns, or has controlling interest in, various businesses, including Prosus, Media24, and Takealot. Naspers Limited is a multinational consumer Internet company headquartered in South Africa. Hendrik entered the asset management industry in 1988. SuperSport starts as a small offering on M-Net. He has over 15 years of general management experience in online growth businesses globally, spanning the online marketplaces, online classifieds Prosus has its primary listing on Euronext Amsterdam and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Naspers is the majority owner of Prosus. was a partner at Coopers & Lybrand (now Debra Meyer (South African) is an independent non-executive director. In January 2019, Naspers completed its $190 million acquisition of Dubizzle, a classifieds website targeting the UAE. Naspers chairman Koos Bekker has previously bemoaned the lack of great tech entrepreneurs and start-ups in South Africa. He was previously a board member of Edenred S.A. in France, Pão de Açúcar S.A. Read more. Ben van der Ross, who holds the qualification DipLaw (University of Cape Town) and is an admitted attorney. He is a qualified South African chartered accountant and holds a BAcc from the University of the Witwatersrand. Previously, Hendrik served as a non-executive director of the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa. We operate with integrity by applying appropriate corporate governance, risk policies and business practices. “It is our home country and our primary listing is on the JSE. He joined the Naspers group in 1994, leading business development and corporate finance, globally. [8]:290 Naspers first published the Afrikaans language daily De Burger (later renamed Die Burger) in June 1915, which was followed by its first magazine, De Huisgenoot (later Die Huisgenoot), in 1916.[12]. Based on information from Naspers, … Read more. Before Sigma Capital she held the position of CEO at Shanduka Group, an investment holding company which she joined in 2004 and left in 2015. Prosus has its primary listing on Euronext Amsterdam and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Naspers is the majority owner of Prosus. She began her investment banking career at ANZ Grindlays in London. MSc (cum laude) in econometrics from Erasmus University Rotterdam. Naspers Labs, a partnership with RLabs and its founder, Marlon Parker, was also launched in 2019, as an economic initiative for unemployed youth in South Africa.[29]. Hertzog. Nov 23, 2020. Naspers Limited is a multinational consumer Internet company headquartered in South Africa. In 2001, Naspers made an early, successful investment of US$32 million, in Tencent. Steve Pacak ( South African) is a non-executive director. Prosus has its primary listing on Euronext Amsterdam and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Naspers is the majority owner of Prosus. On 17 April founded by him in 2005. Takealot is South Africa's largest e-commerce retailer With a mission to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, Takealot has grown rapidly since its launch in 2011. M-Net expands beyond South Africa. Unlike some equity investors, Naspers Foundry is not looking for a sizeable stake in the business — between 10% and 30% is ample. In October 2018, Naspers launched its business start-up funding initiative Foundry in South Africa. He has more than 20 years of professional experience and more than a decade with leading, global internet companies. Larry is CEO for Ventures and also responsible for group ecommerce strategy. She has more than 25 years of investment We believe in the power of local backed by global scale and we look for opportunities to address big societal needs in markets where we see the greatest growth potential. Vosloo reminded de Klerk of its donation of R150,000 (approximately R1-million today), made to the NP before the 1987 elections. Prosus has a listing on Euronext Amsterdam and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Naspers is the majority owner of Prosus. the Discovery Health Medical Scheme. In South Africa, Naspers is one of the foremost investors in the technology sector and is committed to building its internet and ecommerce companies in the country. [12], In 2015, Media24 CEO Esmare Weideman apologised for Naspers's role in supporting apartheid. He is a member of the board of directors of RNI Negócios Read more. Naspers celebrates its 100th year, now operating in over 130 countries and markets. Pat has more than 20 years’ experience in executing business growth and development strategies for hyper growth organisations. These include Takealot, Mr D Food, Superbalist, OLX, Autotrader, Property24 and PayU, in Craig Enenstein is the CEO of Corridor Capital. In South Africa, Naspers is one of the foremost investors in the technology sector and is committed to building its internet and ecommerce companies in the country. In 1995, he moved to the Republic of Ghana, where he served as MultiChoice’s West African regional general manager. Naspers foodtech services serve 4 billion people in 40 countries. However, Ma Huateng, co-founder of Tencent, still owns a significant stake. The company had then also pledged a further R220,000 in support of the NP ahead of South Africa's last race-based general elections, in September 1989. Pat holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Santa Clara University and is a certified public accountant. She holds a BSc in biological sciences, a BScHons and an MSc in biochemistry from the University of Johannesburg (then, the Rand Afrikaans University) and a PhD in The Company invests in global internet companies across the world. international studies from the Lauder Institute: University of Pennsylvania and a BA from the University of California, Berkeley. Emilie Choi (American) is an independent non-executive director. Naspers acquires a majority share in OLX as a foundation to build global online Classifieds business segment. He joined the Naspers group in 1998 in Hong Kong where he held the position of chief investment officer for the group’s internet division. the Naspers group’s chief investment officer, being responsible for all global investment activities. Previously, she was head of North India of Barclays Bank PLC. ", "Apartheid Inc, the story of Naspers, Media24 and Channel Life", "From 'people's press' to global superstar", "Apartheid Inc. – Profile of a racist corporation, June 9, 2010", "Declassified: Apartheid profits – the tap root of the National Party", "Chronicle of a coming of age? Naspers enters Edtech sector with early stage investments in Brainly, Codecademy and Udemy. Naspers listed on Johannesburg stock exchange. Read more. Takealot joined the Naspers group in 2015. In South Africa, Naspers is one of the foremost investors in the technology sector and is committed to building its internet and ecommerce companies in the country. Prosus has a listing on Euronext Amsterdam and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Naspers is the majority owner of Prosus. Read more. The company sees itself as a partner, not an owner. Established in 1915, Naspers has transformed itself to become a global consumer internet company and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Read more. Hofmeyr; the company launched with the support of Jan Christiaan Smuts, Louis Botha, and National Party founding president J.B.M. MultiChoice was formed out of the subscriber-management branch of the M-Net terrestrial pay television company, and broadcasts the full range of M-Net channels on the DStv service. In recent years, Naspers has continued to build substantial holdings in consumer internet companies around the world, with a particular focus on India. officer Global Transactions Ecommerce in October 2013. He retired as the chief executive officer of Naspers on 31 March 2014. He began his career with Naspers at M-Net in 1988 and has held various executive positions in the Naspers In 2008 David was appointed Naspers and MIH Group Senior Counsel. Its principal operations include online classified advertising, fintech, payments, and food delivery. He served as CEO of the MIH group from 1997 to 2011 Read more. Martin is responsible for Classifieds operations at Naspers, managing the OLX Group portfolio which includes dubizzle, Avito and letgo. Basil Sgourdos (South African and Greek) is our financial director and an executive director. Naspers Sets the Date for Its Tencent Stake Spinoff: What Investors Need to Know The South African company's shares have been trading at a major discount for technical reasons. They said Naspers newspapers had formed an integral part of the power structure which implemented and maintained apartheid through, for instance, supporting the NP in elections and referendums. Naspers is selling off assets in order to shore up finances to snap up opportunities in education technology. (Natura). We invest in some of the world's leading internet companies. Naspers Ltd. is a global consumer internet group and the technology investors in the world. Mark Sorour (Mark Sorour) is a non-executive director. Koos Bekker led the founding team of the M-Net/MultiChoice pay-television business in 1985. currently non-executive chair. He held this position In South Africa, Naspers is one of the foremost investors in the technology sector and is committed to building its internet and ecommerce companies in the country. She holds a BAHons in economics from St. Stephen’s College, India and a It agreed to pay R22 million in penalty fees as well as R8 million to the Economic Development Fund. At that time, its initial investment of $32 million was valued at over $175 billion. In South Africa, Naspers is one of the foremost investors in the technology sector and is committed to building its internet and ecommerce companies in the country. He is a qualified South African chartered accountant and holds a BCom and DipAcc from the University In 1999, he was appointed chief executive officer of MultiChoice South Africa Holdings Proprietary Limited (MultiChoice SA), and later served as the MultiChoice group chief focused on the lower middle market. He was also a founder of MTN Group Limited, a South Africa-based multinational mobile telecommunications company. She serves as a trustee or board member for several organisations. He served on the council of the Institute of Directors of South Africa (IoDSA) Read more. Previously, he spent eight years as senior executive at eBay, responsible for strategy and general management of many of its global marketplaces and classifieds assets. MultiChoice is a South African company that operates the DStv, a major service in Sub-Saharan Africa and GOtv, a minor service operating in over 13 countries of this area and Showmax service. Naspers leads $80m investment in India-based food ordering and delivery platform, Swiggy, Naspers invests €387 million in Delivery Hero. executive officer of Corridor Capital, LLC, an board. He is the chair of Oakleaf Insurance Company Limited and Renasa Insurance Company Limited. Vosloo ended his letter, promising funding to the NP in Transvaal, by adding that "our newspaper Beeld in the Transvaal is your ally and we trust that this formidable combination will wipe out the competition. In South Africa, Naspers is one of the foremost investors in the technology sector and is committed to … He has also served on the Advisory Board of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, the Expert Board of HM Treasury’s Belt and Road Initiative, and as Commissioner of the [24] Over two rounds in May and September 2017, Naspers invested 1.05 billion euros ($1.2 billion) in Germany's Delivery Hero AG, and was involved in 14 deals worth $1.94 billion in 2017, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.[25]. Prosus has its primary listing on Euronext Amsterdam and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Naspers is the majority owner of Prosus. Naspers acquired global fintech firm PayU, consolidating online payment companies under one brand, now owned by Prosus. His team identifies emerging trends, acquiring and operating disruptive platforms for the group. Naspers purchased 46.5 percent of Chinese internet company Tencent, owner of WeChat, and an array of fintech apps and mobile games, from early investors including PCCW and IDG Capital[18][19] (then a start-up) in 2001. Naspers first bought into Tencent in 2001 in what turned out to be one of the most lucrative technology investments in history. He led the founding team of the M-Net/MultiChoice pay-television business in 1985. [21] Notably, the market value of its Tencent holdings was greater than the market capitalization of the firm itself. [28] Its venture investment arm, Naspers Ventures, was renamed Prosus Ventures in 2019, and partners with entrepreneurs to build technology companies. Prosus has a listing on Euronext Amsterdam and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Naspers is the majority owner of Prosus. He became the head of its news division in 2014, after which media distribution company On the Dot and Media24’s magazine division were added to his responsibilities. The station aired its shows between 5 pm and 7 pm daily as at the time it was launched and progressed from there. Prosus has its primary listing on Euronext Amsterdam and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Naspers is the majority owner of Prosus. Read more. Myriad International Holdings, a subsidiary of Prosus, owns a 28.7 percent stake in Digital Sky Technologies (DST), the Russian firm behind investments in Internet companies like Facebook, Groupon, and Zynga. In South Africa, Naspers is one of the foremost investors in the technology sector and is committed to building its internet and ecommerce companies in the country. development in Africa (Millennium Excellence Read more. 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