Group Managers

Human Resources

Zenobia Bogendörfer

Group IR/ER Manager
"I have identified an opportunity to make a difference and add value by executing my job responsibilities most efficiently and effectively by sharing the company’s common goal aligned with its objectives"

Qualifications:

  • AIM – Associate in Management: NQF 6, UCT Graduate School of Business (Cape Town)
  • Namibian Labour Law and Legislation, De Beer Law Chambers
  • Financial Management, TAS Financial Services, Windhoek Namibia
  • Marketing Certificate, Namibian Chamber of Commerce

Juanita Badenhorst

Group Personnel Services Manager
"People are my passion. At Lewcor we commit ourselves to creating work environments that enable employees to thrive both as individuals and as contributors to business success."

Qualifications:

  • Secretarial Diploma (Business computers) at Cape Technikon.
  • Studied Human Resource Management at UCT.
  • Over 10 years HR experience in a corporate environment, skilled in remuneration & benefits, HR policies, HR information systems (HRIS) and personnel administration.

Finance

Barnie Rose

Group Finance Manager
"My experience in finance and auditing helps to implement financial systems and control, in order to safeguard the group’s assets, and to provide financial inputs and reports"

Qualifications:

  • B.Comm Degree at the University of Stellenbosch and UNISA
  • Complete articles at audit firm

Crushing & Screening

Neville De Wit

Group Crusher/Technical Manager
"Although crushing and screening is new in the LEWCOR Group, we have personnel with more than 30 years’ experience and we strive to be the leaders in the market in providing crushing solutions at the lowest sustainable cost per ton"

Qualifications:

  • Qualified Earth Moving
  • Equipment Mechanic
  • Business Leadership at Gordon Institute of Business Science

Plant Hire & Equipment

Adri Cowley

Group Plant Manager
"The job description was a challenge and I needed a new challenge in life. To be working for a company that takes pride in the way their equipment looks and strives to keep it that way, is a passion driven experience. The privilege of growing with a company that started of small and has grown into the largest private mining company in Namibia, is enough to give anyone with a passion about their work o boost, not only in pride but in confidence to do any job"

Qualifications:

  • Auto and Diesel Mechanic (Namwater)
  • Operator Evaluator (Barlows Isando)
  • GHSTC Incident investigation, SAMTRAC, IT IS (Nosa)
  • Fundamentals of Lubrication and Oil Analysis and Report Interpretation (Manica)

Civils

Neels Saaiman

Group Civils Manager
"I have a passion for constructing masterpieces and strive to exceed our customers’ expectations"

Qualifications:

  • N.Dip Civil Engineering
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution
  • 16 Years’ experience in the Civil Construction Industry in the following fields: Mining, Transport, Petro Chemical, Manufacturing & Harbour Expansion

Mining

Frik Badenhorst

Group Mining Manager
"My vision for the Lewcor Group is to be the preferred contractor in Namibia known for our safe operations, who deliver on our promise to our clients, for our flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of our clients and also for our hands-on involvement from our senior management in operations"

Qualifications:

  • B.Sc degree (mathematics and geology)
  • B.Sc Honrs degree (geology)
  • M.Sc degree (geology)

Extensive work experience in mineral exploration, resource estimation and evaluation, mineral project development as well as in the mining production environment which positions me suitably to oversee the mining activities and explore new business opportunities for the Group.