George Coetzee

Former Company Secretary, Naspers

Born 1954-6-24 in Beaufort West, South Africa

George Coetzee started his career in state and semi-state organisations in various HR roles. He joined the Naspers Group, now a multi-national media group , in 1983 as group training manager. He ultimately became the Group's HR Executive in 1995. From 1998 he also acted as the Group's company secretary, relinquishing some HR functions in 2000 due to the ever-expanding role of the Group. He retired at the end of 2008 and was re-appointed on a part-time basis as company advisor until 2013 . He still acts as a non-executive trustee on the Media24 retirement funds and do selective mentoring assignments.


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Associate (Bronze)
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Achiever

CURRENT POSITIONS

Non-Executive Trustee | Corporate | Media24 Limited

Cape Town, South Africa | 2009 - present

Publishing, Printing and Print Media

Owner | Miko Air Investments

Durbanville, South Africa | 2009 - present

Accounting, Banking and Finance

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Company Secretary | NASPERS LTD

Durbanville, South Africa | 1998 - 2008

Human Resources Executive | NASPERS LTD

Durbanville, South Africa | 1995 - 2000

Group Human Resources Manager | NASPERS LTD

Durbanville, South Africa | 1989 - 1995

Group Training Manager | NASPERS LTD

Durbanville, South Africa | 1983 - 1989

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

SECONDARY EDUCATION

Calitzdorp High School, Calitzdorp, South Africa (1972)

TERTIARY EDUCATION

South African Board for Personnel Practice

Johannesburg, South Africa | Awarded in 2010

Master HRP registration - Human Resources

University of Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa | Awarded in 1976

B Comm - Business

University of Pretoria

Stellenbosch, South Africa | Awarded in 1979

MBA

University of Pretoria

Stellenbosch, South Africa | Awarded in 1989

DBA

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