Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Anthony Puttergill, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Mr. Puttergill joined Peermont in 1999 as the Commercial Director and became Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Peermont Global in 2002. He also served as the Group Financial Director during this period. In November 2006, he was appointed as the CEO of the new Peermont Global (Pty) Ltd which eventually acquired control of Peermont Global Limited in April 2007. He has been instrumental in the formulation, funding, structuring and execution of various strategic initiatives, such as; the management-led institutional buy-out of the company in 2003 and the subsequent listing of Peermont Global in 2004, the acquisition of the South African interests of Caesars South Africa Inc. for US$145 million in March 2005, the acquisition of a controlling interest in the Tusk Group announced in December 2005, the US$ 1 billion buyout, delisting and reorganisation of Peermont in April 2007 and the successful recapitalisation of the group in 2014. His qualifications include a BComm, B.Acc and CA (SA).
Grant Robinson, Group Financial Director and Executive Director
Mr. Robinson joined Peermont in October 2004 and was appointed to the Board of Directors, as Group Financial Director, in June 2006. He has been involved in the execution of a number of strategic initiatives since joining the Group. Examples of these are the acquisition of the South African interests of Caesars South Africa Inc. in March 2005, the acquisition the Tusk Group announced in December 2005 and the US$1 billion buyout, delisting and reorganisation of Peermont in April 2007. From 1997 to 2004, Mr. Robinson was a Partner and Director of KPMG Inc. and KPMG Services (Proprietary) Limited, ultimately in the Information, Communication and Entertainment division. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Accounting Degrees from the University of Witwatersrand and is registered with South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Mary Bomela, Non-Executive Director
Ms Bomela joined the board in 2012. She joined the MIC on July 1, 2010 and previously served as a non-executive director from March 2008 to 2010. Before joining the MIC, Mary was the Chief Financial Officer at Freight Dynamics. Prior to this, she was an executive in the Corporate Services division of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mary also held executive positions in the resources, media, utilities and financial services sectors. She serves on the boards of a number of the MIC’s strategic investments. These include: Tracker Investment Holdings Ltd, Metrofile (Pty) Ltd, Set Point Technologies (Pty) Ltd, MSA Africa (Pty) Ltd, Eastvaal Motor Holdings (Pty) Ltd, Peermont Global (Pty) Ltd and Masana Petroleum Solutions (Pty) Ltd (alternate). She also serves as a non-executive director on the board of Rand Mutual Assurance Company Ltd and FirstRand Bank Ltd.