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Damien Mamet
Damien MametExecutive Director and Chief Finance Executive
Damien Mamet
Damien MametExecutive Director and Chief Finance Executive

Born in 1977, Damien is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He started his career with Ernst & Young in London in 1999 and moved to BDO De Chazal du Mée in Mauritius in 2003. He took on the position of Manager of Corporate Finance with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2006.

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Guy Adam
Adam, GuyIndependent Director
Adam, GuyIndependent Director

Born in 1950, Guy was appointed Fellow of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland and practised as a consultant General Surgeon in Mauritius since 1988. He is the Medical Adviser to Swan Health Insurance.

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Bundhun, ZiyadNon Executive Director
Ziyad Bundhun
Bundhun, ZiyadNon Executive Director

Born in 1964, Ziyad is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He started his career with Deloitte & Touche in the Middle-East and moved to Ernst & Young in Mauritius in 1993. He joined the Mauritius office of the international trust services group, Mutual Trust, in 1995 and founded the Mauritius office of international audit and consulting group, Mazars in 2002.

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Espitalier-Noël Eric
Espitalier-Noël, EricNon-executive Director
Espitalier-Noël Eric
Espitalier-Noël, EricNon-executive Director

Born in1959, Eric holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from the University of Natal in South Africa and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Surrey (UK). He joined ENL Ltd in1986 and was appointed Executive Director in 1987.

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Gilbert Espitalier-noel
Espitalier-Noël, GilbertNon-Executive Director
Espitalier-Noël, GilbertNon-Executive Director

Born in 1964, Gilbert holds a BSc from the University of Cape Town, a BSc in Food Technology from the Louisiana State University and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau. He joined the Food and Allied Group in 1990 and was appointed Group Operations Director in 2000.

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Espitalier-Noël Hector
Espitalier-Noël, HectorNon-Executive Director
Espitalier-Noël, HectorNon-Executive Director

Born in 1958, Hector is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He worked with Coopers and Lybrand in London and with De Chazal du Mée in Mauritius. He is presently the Chief Executive Officer of the ENL group.

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Philippe espitalier noel
Espitalier-Noël, PhilippeChief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Espitalier-Noel philippe
Espitalier-Noël, PhilippeChief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Born in 1965, Philippe holds a BSc in Agricultural Economics from the University of Natal in South Africa and an MBA from the London Business School. He worked for CSC Index in London as a management consultant from 1994 to 1997.

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Philippe Forget
Forget,PhilippeIndependent Director
philippe forget
Forget,PhilippeIndependent Director

Born in 1950, Philippe started his career at Management & Development Company Ltd (‘MADCO’), the holding company of the largest agro-manufacturing group in the island. He was the first General Manager of Maurilait Ltd.

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Vivian Masson
Masson, VivianIndependent Director
Vivian Masson
Masson, VivianIndependent Director

Born in 1956, Jean Pierre holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Paris Assas and the Diplôme d’Etudes Comptables Supérieurs (DECS) from France. He started his career at PriceWaterhouse in Paris and worked in Vanuatu and Lyon for this same firm.

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Jean Pierre Montocchio
Montocchio, Jean PierreChairman and Independent Director
Jean pierre montocchio
Montocchio, Jean PierreChairman and Independent Director

Born in 1963, Jean Pierre was appointed notary public in Mauritius in 1990. He participated in the National Committee on Corporate Governance as a member of the Board of Directors’ Sub-Committee.

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Aruna
Radhakeesoon, ArunaExecutive Director, Chief Legal Executive and Company Secretary
aruna
Radhakeesoon, ArunaExecutive Director, Chief Legal Executive and Company Secretary

Born in 1970, Aruna is a practising Attorney-at-Law. She holds a BA (Honours) degree in Jurisprudence from Balliol College, Oxford University. She is admitted to practise as a Solicitor of England and Wales. She served her articleship for two years with Sinclair, Roche and Temperley, a Solicitors’ firm based in the City of London.

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Kabir Ruhee
Ashley Coomar (Kabir) RuheeExecutive Director
Kabir Ruhee
Ashley Coomar (Kabir) RuheeExecutive Director

Born in 1977, Ashley Coomar holds a first degree in Mathematics and Physics from the Faculté des Sciences de Luminy, Marseilles and an M.Eng in Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Engineering with specialisation in Real Time Computing and Systems from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Toulouse.

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Damien Mamet
Damien MametExecutive Director and Chief Finance Executive
(Born in 1977)
 
 
APPOINTMENT
 
  • 10 May 2017
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
 
 
PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY
 
  • Started his career with Ernst & Young in London in 1999
  • In 2003, he moved to BDO De Chazal Du Mée (Mauritius)
  • In 2006, he was appointed Manager of Corporate Finance of PricewaterhouseCoopers
  •  Joined Rogers Group where he was appointed Managing Director of Foresite
  • Property Fund Management Ltd in 2009
  • In 2014, he was appointed Chief Projects & Development Executive of Rogers
 
 
SKILLS
 
  • Detailed knowledge of the Company’s activities and business having previously occupied the position of Fund Manager
  • Strategic and commercial understanding
  • Team management skills
 
 
CURRENT EXTERNAL COMMITMENTS
 
  •  Treasurer of l’Ecole du Centre
  •  Director of the Blue Penny Museum (part of the MCB Group)
 
 
 
CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS IN LISTED COMPANIES
 
  • Director of Ascencia Limited
  •  Treasurer of l’Ecole du Centre
  • -Director of the Blue Penny Museum (part of the MCB Group)

 

Adam, GuyIndependent Director

(Born in 1950)
 

APPOINTMENT
 

5 October 1994

CGC – Member
 

QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD).

  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS).


PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY
 

  • Appointed Fellow of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland.

  • Practising as a Consultant General Surgeon in Mauritius since 1988.


SKILLS
 

  • Broadly-based NED experience across diverse sectors

  • Over 20 years with the Group with a detailed knowledge of its operations

  • Extensive knowledge of corporate governance


CURRENT EXTERNAL COMMITMENTS
 

  • Medical Adviser to Swan Health Insurance

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Medical and Surgical Centre and chairs its CG and Ethics Committees


CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS IN LISTED COMPANIES
 

  • None

Ziyad Bundhun
Bundhun, ZiyadNon Executive Director

(Born in 1964)


APPOINTMENT
 

  • 18 October 2012


QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.


PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY
 

  • Articleship and qualification in London with Bright Grahame Murray, Chartered Accountants between 1984 and 1990.

  • Started his career with Deloitte & Touche in the Middle East and moved to Ernst & Young in Mauritius in 1993.

  • Joined the Mauritius office of the International Trust Services Group, Mutual Trust in 1995.

  • Founded the Mauritius office of the International Audit and Consulting Group, Mazars in 2002.

  • Joined the Corporate Banking Division of the Mauritius Commercial Bank in 2005.

  • Was appointed Managing Director of MCB Capital Partners Ltd,

  • the private equity arm of the MCB Group in 2006.

  • Joined Rogers and Company Limited as Chief Finance and Investment Executive in October 2011.


SKILLS
 

  • Strategy development and execution experience

  • Financial management

  • Corporate finance

  • Private equity


CURRENT EXTERNAL COMMITMENTS
 

  • None


CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS IN LISTED COMPANIES
 

  • Ascencia Limited

Espitalier-Noël Eric
Espitalier-Noël, EricNon-executive Director

(Born in 1959)


APPOINTMENT
 

  • 2 February 1994

  • CGC – Member


QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences (University of Natal, South Africa)

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration (University of Surrey, UK)


PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY
 

  • Worked with De Chazal du Mée & Co., Chartered Accountants in Mauritius and with Indian Ocean Export Co. Ltd in South Africa.

  • Joined the ENL Group in 1986.

  • Appointed Executive Director of ENL Ltd in 1987.


SKILLS
 

  • Well versed in corporate governance matters.

  • Strong marketing, portfolio development and commercial skills.

  • Valuable experience across several sectors.


CURRENT EXTERNAL COMMITMENTS
 

  • Chief Executive Officer of ENL Commercial Ltd

  • Member of the National Committee on Corporate Governance


CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS IN LISTED COMPANIES
 

  • ENL Commercial Limited

  • Automatic Systems Ltd (Chairman)

  • ENL Limited

  • ENL Land Ltd

  • Les Moulins de la Concorde Ltée

  • Livestock Feed Limited

Espitalier-Noël, GilbertNon-Executive Director

(Born in 1964)
 

APPOINTMENT
 

  • 15 July 1999
     

QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • BSc (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

  • BSc (Hons) (Louisiana State University, USA)

  • MBA (INSEAD Fontainebleau, France)


PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY
 

  • Joined Food and Allied Group in 1990.

  • Was appointed Group Operations Director in 2000.

  • Joined the ENL Group in February 2007.

  • Was Chief Executive of ENL Property Ltd.


SKILLS
 

  • Detailed knowledge of the Group.

  • Past President of various private sector institutions (including MCCI, JEC, etc.).

  • Experienced non-executive director in several sectors.

  • Significant M&A experience locally and regionally.


CURRENT EXTERNAL COMMITMENTS
 

  • CEO of New Mauritius Hotels Ltd


CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS IN LISTED COMPANIES
 

  • ENL Commercial Limited

  • ENL Land Ltd

  • ENL Limited

  • New Mauritius Hotels Ltd

  • Livestock Feed Limited

Espitalier-Noël, HectorNon-Executive Director

(Born in 1958)

 

APPOINTMENT
 

  • 22 December 1987

 

QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.


PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY
 

  • Worked for Coopers & Lybrand in London.

  • Worked with De Chazal du Mée in Mauritius.

  • Past Chairman of the Board of Rogers and Company Limited. Past President of the Mauritius Chamber of Agriculture.

  • Past President of the Mauritius Sugar Producers’ Association. President of the Mauritius Sugar Syndicate.


SKILLS
 

  • CEO experience across diversified sectors.

  • Significant experience in alliances, ventures and partnerships.

  • Strong financial skills and strategic understanding.


CURRENT EXTERNAL COMMITMENTS
 

  • CEO of the ENL Group

  • Chairman of New Mauritius Hotels Ltd

  • Chairman of Bel Ombre Sugar Estate Ltd


CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS IN LISTED COMPANIES
 

  • Ascencia Limited

  • ENL Limited

  • ENL Commercial Limited

  • ENL Land Ltd

  • New Mauritius Hotels Ltd

  • Tropical Paradise Co. Ltd

  • Swan Life Ltd and Swan General Ltd

Espitalier-Noel philippe
Espitalier-Noël, PhilippeChief Executive Officer and Executive Director

(Born in 1965)


APPOINTMENT
 

  • 6 February 2004

  • CGC – Member


QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • BSc in Agricultural Economics (University of Natal, South Africa)

  • MBA (London Business School)


PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY
 

  • Worked for CSC Index in London as Management Consultant from 1994 to 1997.

  • Joined Rogers in 1997.

  • Was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Rogers Group in 2007.


SKILLS
 

  • Proven experience of mergers and acquisitions, business turnaround and transformation.

  • Extensive expertise with strategy development and execution.

  • Inspiring leadership with senior management in the Group’s four served markets, FinTech, Hospitality, Logistics and Property.


CURRENT EXTERNAL COMMITMENTS
 

  • Chairman of Ascencia Limited


CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS IN LISTED COMPANIES

 

  • Air Mauritius Limited

  • Ascencia Limited

  • ENL Limited

  • Swan Life Ltd and Swan General Ltd

philippe forget
Forget,PhilippeIndependent Director

(Born in 1950)
 

APPOINTMENT
 

10 September 2015

RMAC – Member

(from 10 December 2015)

 

QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • BSc (1st Class Honours) in Computational & Statistical Science (Liverpool University, UK)

  • MSc (with distinction) in Management & Operational Research (Imperial College, London)


PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY
 

  • Started his career at Management & Development Company Ltd

  • (“MADCO”), the holding company of the largest agro-manufacturing group on the island.

  • Was the first General Manager of Maurilait Ltd.

  • Worked at the Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd for 36 years and retired as Deputy Chief Executive – Banking in 2013.

  • Following his retirement, he joined La Sentinelle Ltd as Executive Chairman.

  • Founding member, Director and past Chairman of Le Bocage International School, Clavis Primary School and Special Education Needs Society.

  • Was also a Director of ‘RUTH’, a home for the elderly.


SKILLS
 

  • Practical knowledge of risk assessment and management systems.

  • Substantial international strategic experience.

  • Strong track record in both general and financial management.



CURRENT EXTERNAL COMMITMENTS|
 

  • Executive Chairman at La Sentinelle Ltd


CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENT IN LISTED COMPANIES
 

  • None

Vivian Masson
Masson, VivianIndependent Director

(Born in 1956)


APPOINTMENT


10 September 2015

RMAC – Member

(from 10 December 2015)
 


QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • Masters in Economics (University of Paris-Assas).

  • Diplôme d’Etudes Comptables Supérieures (DECS, France).
     


PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY
 

  • Started his career with PriceWaterhouse in Paris and thereafter worked in the Vanuatu and Lyon branches.

  • Joined Pfizer Medical Technology Group as Finance Director in 1985. Worked as General Manager of Alliance Spinners Ltd in Mauritius over the four years to 1991.

  • Was Managing Director of Howmedica France, a company of the Pfizer Medical Technology Group.

  • From 1998 to 2015, he was President of Stryker Trauma & Extremities,

  • a division of Stryker Corporation developing, manufacturing and marketing globally technologies for surgical treatment of bone fractures and deformity corrections.


SKILLS
 

  • Many years of operating within international businesses with cultural diversity.

  • Knowledge and experience of acquisition and disposal of businesses in international markets.

  • Many years of leadership in the medtech industry, creating successful R&D innovation, world-class manufacturing facilities and sales execution excellence.



CURRENT EXTERNAL COMMITMENTS
 

  • Executive Adviser at Stryker Corporation


CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS IN LISTED COMPANIES
 

  • None

Jean pierre montocchio
Montocchio, Jean PierreChairman and Independent Director

(Born in 1963)
 

APPOINTMENT
 

  • Director: 25 March 2002

  • Chairman: 9 November 2012


QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • Notary Public in Mauritius


PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY
 

  • Participated in the National Committee on Corporate Governance as a member of the Board of Directors’Sub-Committee.


SKILLS
 

  • Well versed in corporate governance matters.

  • Broadly-based NED experience across the private and public sectors.

  • Significant experience in alliances, ventures and partnerships.



CURRENT EXTERNAL COMMITMENTS
 

  • Chairman of Promotion and Development Ltd

  • Chairman of Fincorp Investment Ltd

  • Chairman of Caudan Development Ltd



CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS IN LISTED COMPANIES
 

  • Caudan Development Ltd

  • ENL Land Ltd

  • Fincorp Investment Ltd

  • Les Moulins de la Concorde Ltée

  • New Mauritius Hotels Ltd

  • Promotion and Development Ltd

  • MCB Group Ltd

aruna
Radhakeesoon, ArunaExecutive Director, Chief Legal Executive and Company Secretary

(Born in 1970)
 

APPOINTMENT
 

  • 18 October 2012


QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • BA (Hons) in Jurisprudence (Balliol College, Oxford University)

  • Solicitor of England and Wales (NP)

  • Attorney-at-law (Mauritius)
     

PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY
 

  • Two-year articleship with Sinclair, Roche and Temperley, a Solicitors’ Firm in the city of London

  • Joined Rogers as Project Analyst in 2001

  • In July 2001, she was appointed Group Company Secretary

  • She was appointed Chief Legal Executive in 2007
     

SKILLS
 

  • Transactional lawyer with over 15 years’ experience in the Group and well versed in mergers and acquisitions.

  • Extensive experience of board practices, corporate governance, FSC and stock market requirements

  • Growing people and inspiring teams successfully

 

CURRENT EXTERNAL COMMITMENTS
 

  • Vice Chairman of the Central Depository & Settlement Co. Ltd

  • Member of the National Committee on Corporate Governance

  • Fellow Member of the Mauritius Institute of Directors

 

CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS IN LISTED COMPANIES
 

  • Mauritius Development Trust Company Ltd

Kabir Ruhee
Ashley Coomar (Kabir) RuheeExecutive Director
(Born in 1977)
 
 
APPOINTMENT
 
  • 20  July  2017
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • First Degree – Mathematics and Physics (Faculté des Sciences de Luminy, Marseilles)
  • Masters In Engineering – Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Engineering with specialisation in Real Time Engineering and Systems (Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Toulouse)
  •  Executive education programmes at London Business School and INSEAD
 
 
PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY
 
  • Worked as a Senior Engineer and Technical Lead for Capgemini Telecom, Media and Entertainment, Central and Southern Europe, Paris from 2000 to 2004.
  • Was appointed as Manager (Management and Business Consulting) at DCDM Consulting, a company managed by Accenture in 2005
  • Joined Rogers in 2007 was appointed Chief Information and Planning Executive of the Cim Group (the then Financial Services investment of Rogers) in 2008 and concurrently Managing Director of Enterprise Information Solutions Ltd in 2009
  • Held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Rogers Technology sector since 2012, and was concurrently Managing Director of AXA Customer Services Ltd until 2016 
  • Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Rogers Capital in 2017
 
 
SKILLS
 
  • Strategy development and execution
  • Strategic information planning and execution
  • Large scale systems engineering and integration
  • Business leadership skills - was selected by the Institut Choiseul for international Politics and Geoeconomics as one of the 200 young African Economic Leaders of tomorrow during 3 consecutive years (2014-16)
  • Business process re-engineering and transformation
 
 
 
 
CURRENT EXTERNAL COMMITMENTS
 
  • Member of Young Presidents’ Organisation (YPO) - 2017
  • Appointed as Honorary Consul of the Republic of Lithuania in Mauritius
 
 
 
CURRENT EXTERNAL APPOINTMENTS IN LISTED COMPANIES
 
  • None