Management Team: Significant Employees
Philip Belamant (28): Managing Director of Net1 Mobile Solutions - Mr. Belamant joined us in May 2007, and is responsible for overseeing our newly established Net1 Mobile Solutions Division which encompasses banking, mobile virtual card, biometric verification, mobile network operator solutions, 3rd party payments, prepaid vending, cryptography, CHIP and SIM cards and customized software development.
Thato Chiloane (31): General Manager: FIHRST - Mr. Chiloane joined us in July 2012 and is responsible for the marketing and business development of our FIHRST offering.
Dhruv Chopra (39): Managing Director and Country Head India and Head of Investor Relations - Mr. Chopra joined us in May 2009 and is responsible for growing our businesses in India and is also responsible for overseeing our investor relations activities globally.
Dr. Gerhard Claassen (54): General Manager - Cryptographic Solutions - Dr. Claassen joined us in August 2000 and is responsible for the marketing and business development of our cryptographic solutions consisting of the internally developed Incognito range of security solutions, as well as ToDos authenticators and the Cybertrust PKI products.
K. H. Kang (47): Division Director - Marketing Division 2 - Mr. Kang joined us in December 1994 and is responsible for KSNET's market division that focuses primarily on banking VAN, PG and market development.
M. B. Lee (48): Division Director - Marketing Division 1 - Mr. Lee joined us in August 1994 and is responsible for KSNET's market division that focuses primarily on card VAN.
Anja. Lewington (43): General Manager: Net1 South Africa - Mrs. Lewington joined us in February 2000 and assists Mr. Pillay with our South African operations, consisting primarily of CPS and EasyPay.
Tamsanqa Ngalo (36): Chief Technology Officer Net1 Mobile Solutions - Mr. Ngalo joined us in March 2009 and oversees all Net1 Mobile Solutions information technology systems' design, development and implementation.
Nanda Pillay (42): Vice President: Net1 South Africa - Mr. Pillay joined us in May 2000 and is responsible for our South African operations, consisting primarily of CPS and EasyPay.
James Sneedon (44): Business Unit Leader: VTU - Mr. Sneedon joined us January 2001 and is responsible for the marketing and business development of our VTU products.
Trevor Smit (55): Chief Commercial Officer Net1 Mobile Solutions: - Mr. Smit joined us in May 2007 and is responsible for the overseeing all commercial aspects of our Net1 Mobile Solutions offerings.
Chris Britz (52): Vice President - Group production, repairs & maintenance - Mr. Britz joined us in April 2001 and is responsible for the group's production facilities, as well as all internal and external repairs and maintenance of terminals and other hardware.
Lawrie Chalmers (52): Vice President - Group Human Resources - Mr. Chalmers joined us in April 1998 and is responsible for the group's South African human resources activities, including recruitment, payroll, training and industrial relations.
Y. H. Cho (47): Head of research director - Mr. Cho joined us in July 1999 and is responsible for KSNET's information technology department.
S. S. Lee (43): Director of Management Support Division - Mr. Lee joined us in January 2002 and is responsible for KSNET's financial function, including financial accounting, taxation and statutory reporting.
Brian Ellis (39): Vice President of Information Technology - Mr. Ellis joined us in April 1998 and is responsible for Net1 South Africa's information technology department, including all payment systems such as our UEPS/ EMV and EasyPay offerings.
Paul Encarnacao (37): Vice President - Finance - Mr. Encarnacao joined us in June 2004 and is responsible for the preparation of the group's generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America, or US GAAP, consolidated accounts and statutory reports.
Alan Keschner (53): Vice President: Joint Ventures and Investments - Mr. Keschner joined us in January 2012 and provides governance support to our joint ventures as our representative on the various boards of directors.
Warren Segall (48): Vice President: Compliance - Mr. Segall joined us in July 2006 and is our compliance officer.
Cara van Straaten (52): Group Financial Controller - Ms. van Straaten joined us in July 2004 and is responsible for the group's South African financial function, including financial accounting, taxation and statutory reporting. Since August 1, 2013, Ms. van Straaten has been responsible for the company secretarial function for most of our South African subsidiaries.