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Theo de Jager elected as World Farmer's Organisation president

Past deputy president of Agri SA, Theo de Jager, has been elected as president of the World Farmer's Organisation, in Helsinki, Finland. 14 Jun 2017

SACAU welcomes new board members at AGM

At its annual general meeting on 26 May 2017, the Southern African Confederation of Agriculture Unions announced its appointment of Alfred Kapichira Banda from the Farmers Union of Malawi as one of its new board members. 31 May 2017

NAMC appoints Zama Xalisa as acting CEO

Zama Xalisa has been appointed as acting CEO for the National Agricultural Marketing Council, after Ronald Ramabulana's tenure as CEO drew to a close on 28 April 2017. Xalisa joined the NAMC in 2009 as an agricultural trust senior manager where he represented the minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries in 11 agricultural industry trusts, which included the Maize Trust, Mohair Trust, Citrus Trust, and played a crucial role in the establishment of the Grain Farmers Development Trust, which advocates for the development of grain black farmers. 5 May 2017

AEL appoints Koos Theron as its campus principal

The Academy for Environmental Leading SA has appointed Koos Theron as the campus principal for its Uizip in Uppington. 30 Mar 2017

Llewellyn Brooks to replace Pieter Spies as GWK Group MD

GWK Trading MD, Llewellyn Brooks has been appointed as GWK Group MD. 20 Mar 2017

Agbiz appoints new manager: legal intelligence

Agricultural business chamber, Agbiz, has appointed Theo Boshoff as its new manager: legal intelligence. 2 Mar 2017

World Farmers' Organisations Audit Board announces Omri van Zyl as president

The World Farmers' Organisation's Audit Board has appointed Agri SA's executive director, Omri van Zyl, as its president at a meeting the organisation held on 23 January 2017, in Rome. WFO is an organisation of agricultural producers that aims to strengthen farmers' positions within value chains, with a focus on smallholder farmers. 26 Jan 2017

Leopoldt van Huyssteen appointed as academic head of AEL

The current chief operating offer at Stellenbosh University, Professor Leopoldt van Huyssteen, has been appointed as the new head of academics for the Academy for Environmental Leadership SA (AEL). 23 Jan 2017

VinPro elects new chairperson and vice chairperson

Following a special board in Paarl, the Vinpro board has elected Anton Smuts of the Lucerne farm in Robertson as its new chairperson, while Phillip Retief, chief executive officer of Van Loveren Family Vineyards, has been named the vice chairperson. 17 Nov 2016

VinPro appoints Johan de Jager

Soil scientist, Johan de Jager has been appointed to wine industry organisation, VinPro's consultation team. 9 Sep 2016

Brand ambassador announced for Enaleni Vineyards

Miss Earth South Africa has been announced as the new brand ambassador for Enaleni Vineyards. 22 Jun 2016

Chief Ranger appointed in the KNP

The South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced the appointment of Xolani Nicholus Funda, as chief ranger; managing the whole anti-poaching operation in the Kruger National Park (KNP) effectively from 1 November 2015. 4 Nov 2015

HORTGRO appoints two new non-executive directors

The national umbrella industry service body for the deciduous fruit and related horticultural industries, HORTGRO (Pty) Ltd, announced the appointment of two new non-executive directors, with effect from 1 October 2015. 1 Oct 2015

FSA welcomes new MEC for agriculture

Free State Agriculture (FSA) welcomes the new MEC for agriculture, Oupa Khoabane, to the industry. 17 Sep 2015

VinPro appoints new transformation and development manager

Phil Bowes joined VinPro on 1 September as manager: transformation and development. 7 Sep 2015

VinPro appoints new agricultural economist

Funzani Sundani joined VinPro on 1 August 2015 as an agricultural economist. 4 Aug 2015

Bayer appoints new head of animal health

Bayer South Africa has announced the appointment of Dr. 23 Jul 2015

Kenya Dairy Board appoints acting MD

Long serving Kenya Dairy Board managing director Machira Gichohi has retired. 6 Jul 2015

Sustainable Initiative of South Africa appoints programme manager

Fruit South Africa (FSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Retha Louw as the new Sustainability Initiative of South Africa (SIZA) programme manager. 3 Jul 2015

SACAU makes key appointments

The Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU) has made key appointments to its board of directors following a successful nomination and election process. 11 Jun 2015

Charlie Fripp joins Farmyard Organics

Kwazulu-Natal's principal composting company, Farmyard Organics, has recently appointed well known horticulturist Charlie Fripp as general manager. 10 Jun 2015

DuPont Sub-Saharan Africa appoints new president

DuPont Sub-Saharan Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of its new president, Dr Richard Okine. 13 Aug 2014

Tongaat Hulett Developments appoints HR interim executive

Tongaat Hulett Developments has appointed Nkosinathi Buthelezi as a Human Resources Interim Executive with effect from 10 July 2014. 31 Jul 2014

RJ Botha joins the team at Kleine Zalza

Stellenbosch winery, Kleine Zalze has announced a new member of the wine-making team with the arrival of RJ Botha. 23 Jan 2013

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