The ages of the executive management members provided herein are as at the Last Practicable Date, being 23 May 2017.

The Group Chief Executive Officer, Danie Meintjes, is supported by an experienced and capable executive management team, with extensive industry experience and organisational knowledge. The continued growth of Mediclinic is testament to the strong management team and their ability to successfully execute the Group’s strategy.

The biographies of Danie Meintjes, Chief Executive Officer, and Jurgens Myburgh, Chief Financial Officer are provided on the Board of Directors page.

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Gert Hattingh
Dr Dirk le Roux
Dr Ronnie van der Merwe
David Hadley
Koert Pretorius
Dr Ole Wiesinger

Gert Hattingh

Chief Corporate Services Officer

Age: 52
Nationality: South African

Gert Hattingh joined the Mediclinic Group in 1991 as group accountant. He served in various management positions in the Mediclinic Group and was appointed as the Company Secretary in 2010 and Group Services Executive in 2011. Subsequent to the combination of the businesses of the Company (then Al Noor Hospitals Group plc) and Mediclinic International Limited in February 2016, he no longer serves as the Company Secretary, but holds the position of Chief Corporate Services Officer.

Qualifications: He holds an Honours degree in Accountancy from the University of Stellenbosch (B.Acc. (Hons)); completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School; and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Dr Dirk le Roux

Chief Information Officer

Age: 57
Nationality: South African

Dr Dirk le Roux joined Mediclinic in August 2014 as the Group ICT Executive. Prior to joining Mediclinic, he served in various managerial roles including as Managing Director of ThinkWorx Consulting, Chief Information Officer at Media24, General Manager for IT Strategy and Risk at Absa Bank Limited, as well as the Head of IT at the Development Bank of Southern Africa.

Qualifications: He holds a D.Com. (Informatics) degree from the University of Pretoria; a Masters in Business Administration (cum laude); a Postgraduate Diploma in Data Metrics; and a Bachelor in Civil Engineering.

Dr Ronnie van der Merwe

Chief Clinical Officer

Age: 54
Nationality: South African

Dr Ronnie van der Merwe is a specialist anaesthetist who worked in the medical insurance industry before joining the Group in 1999 as Clinical Manager. He established the Clinical Information, Advanced Analytics, Health Information Management and Clinical Services functions at Mediclinic, and is currently appointed as the Mediclinic Group’s Chief Clinical Officer since 2007. He was appointed as a director of Mediclinic International Limited in 2010 up to the combination of the businesses of the Company (then Al Noor Hospitals Group plc) and Mediclinic International Limited.

Qualifications: He holds a medical degree from the University of Stellenbosch (M.B.Ch.B.); a diploma in anaesthetics from the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa (DA (SA)); the Fellowship of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa (F.C.A. (SA)); and completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School.

David Hadley

Chief Executive Officer: Mediclinic Middle East

Age: 43
Nationality: British

David Hadley joined the Mediclinic Group in 1993, and worked in a variety of administrative roles in human resources, finance, operations and hospital management before being seconded to Dubai in 2007 to oversee the opening of Mediclinic City Hospital. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Mediclinic Middle East in 2009 and has also served as a member of Mediclinic’s Executive Committee since 2011.

Qualifications: He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of South Africa and a Master in Business Administration (with distinction) from the University of Liverpool.

Koert Pretorius

Chief Executive Officer: Mediclinic Southern Africa

Age: 54
Nationality: South African

Koert Pretorius joined the Group in 1998 as the regional manager of the central region of Mediclinic’s operations in South Africa, after which he was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of the Mediclinic Group in 2003. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Mediclinic Southern Africa in 2008 and also served as a director of Mediclinic International Limited in 2006 up to the combination of the businesses of the Company (then Al Noor Hospitals Group plc) and Mediclinic International Limited.

Qualifications: He holds a Bachelor degree in Accounting Science from the University of the Free State (B.Compt.); and a Master of Business Leadership degree from the University of South Africa (MBL).

Dr Ole Wiesinger

Chief Executive Officer: Hirslanden

Age: 54
Nationality: German

Dr Ole Wiesinger joined the Hirslanden group in 2004 as the Hospital Manager of Klinik Hirslanden. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Hirslanden group and also served as a director of Mediclinic International Limited from 2008 up to the combination of the businesses of the Company (then Al Noor Hospitals Group plc) and Mediclinic International Limited. Prior to joining Hirslanden, he served in various management positions of the MGS Euromed Group in Germany from 1995 and was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of MGS Euromed Group from 2003 to 2004.

Qualifications: He holds a doctorate in medicine from the University of Erlangen, Germany (Ph.D.); and a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics from the European Business School, Germany.

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Gert Hattingh

Chief Corporate Services Officer

Age: 52
Nationality: South African

Gert Hattingh joined the Mediclinic Group in 1991 as group accountant. He served in various management positions in the Mediclinic Group and was appointed as the Company Secretary in 2010 and Group Services Executive in 2011. Subsequent to the combination of the businesses of the Company (then Al Noor Hospitals Group plc) and Mediclinic International Limited in February 2016, he no longer serves as the Company Secretary, but holds the position of Chief Corporate Services Officer.

Qualifications: He holds an Honours degree in Accountancy from the University of Stellenbosch (B.Acc. (Hons)); completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School; and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Dr Dirk le Roux

Chief Information Officer

Age: 57
Nationality: South African

Dr Dirk le Roux joined Mediclinic in August 2014 as the Group ICT Executive. Prior to joining Mediclinic, he served in various managerial roles including as Managing Director of ThinkWorx Consulting, Chief Information Officer at Media24, General Manager for IT Strategy and Risk at Absa Bank Limited, as well as the Head of IT at the Development Bank of Southern Africa.

Qualifications: He holds a D.Com. (Informatics) degree from the University of Pretoria; a Masters in Business Administration (cum laude); a Postgraduate Diploma in Data Metrics; and a Bachelor in Civil Engineering.

Dr Ronnie van der Merwe

Chief Clinical Officer

Age: 54
Nationality: South African

Dr Ronnie van der Merwe is a specialist anaesthetist who worked in the medical insurance industry before joining the Group in 1999 as Clinical Manager. He established the Clinical Information, Advanced Analytics, Health Information Management and Clinical Services functions at Mediclinic, and is currently appointed as the Mediclinic Group’s Chief Clinical Officer since 2007. He was appointed as a director of Mediclinic International Limited in 2010 up to the combination of the businesses of the Company (then Al Noor Hospitals Group plc) and Mediclinic International Limited.

Qualifications: He holds a medical degree from the University of Stellenbosch (M.B.Ch.B.); a diploma in anaesthetics from the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa (DA (SA)); the Fellowship of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa (F.C.A. (SA)); and completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School.

David Hadley

Chief Executive Officer: Mediclinic Middle East

Age: 43
Nationality: British

David Hadley joined the Mediclinic Group in 1993, and worked in a variety of administrative roles in human resources, finance, operations and hospital management before being seconded to Dubai in 2007 to oversee the opening of Mediclinic City Hospital. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Mediclinic Middle East in 2009 and has also served as a member of Mediclinic’s Executive Committee since 2011.

Qualifications: He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of South Africa and a Master in Business Administration (with distinction) from the University of Liverpool.

Koert Pretorius

Chief Executive Officer: Mediclinic Southern Africa

Age: 54
Nationality: South African

Koert Pretorius joined the Group in 1998 as the regional manager of the central region of Mediclinic’s operations in South Africa, after which he was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of the Mediclinic Group in 2003. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Mediclinic Southern Africa in 2008 and also served as a director of Mediclinic International Limited in 2006 up to the combination of the businesses of the Company (then Al Noor Hospitals Group plc) and Mediclinic International Limited.

Qualifications: He holds a Bachelor degree in Accounting Science from the University of the Free State (B.Compt.); and a Master of Business Leadership degree from the University of South Africa (MBL).

Dr Ole Wiesinger

Chief Executive Officer: Hirslanden

Age: 54
Nationality: German

Dr Ole Wiesinger joined the Hirslanden group in 2004 as the Hospital Manager of Klinik Hirslanden. He was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Hirslanden group and also served as a director of Mediclinic International Limited from 2008 up to the combination of the businesses of the Company (then Al Noor Hospitals Group plc) and Mediclinic International Limited. Prior to joining Hirslanden, he served in various management positions of the MGS Euromed Group in Germany from 1995 and was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of MGS Euromed Group from 2003 to 2004.

Qualifications: He holds a doctorate in medicine from the University of Erlangen, Germany (Ph.D.); and a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Economics from the European Business School, Germany.