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George Coetzee

George Meiring Coetzee

Former Company Secretary, Naspers


Currently resides in: Western Cape, South Africa

Born 24-06-1954 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.


Business Address

40 Heerengracht, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001


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Current Position(s)

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 Position(s)

Company Secretary | NASPERS LIMITED
Cape Town | 1998 - 2008

Human Resources Executive | NASPERS LIMITED
Cape Town | 1995 - 2000

Group Human Resources Manager | NASPERS LIMITED
Cape Town | 1989 - 1995

Group Training Manager | NASPERS LIMITED
Cape Town | 1983 - 1989

Educational history

Secondary

Calitzdorp High School, Calitzdorp, South Africa (1972)

Tertiary

South African Board for Personnel Practice

Johannesburg, South Africa | 1990 - 2010

Master HRP registration - Human Resources

University of Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa | 1974 - 1976

B Comm - Business

University of Pretoria

Completed 1979

MBA

University of Pretoria

Completed 1989

DBA

Achievements

Awards

Hubert Coetzee Award | Naspers/Media24 | 2000

Managerial Excellence

Presidential Award | SA Board for Personnel Practice | 1995

HR Excellence

Activities

community

Bergzicht Training

Director and chair of Board, 1995 - 2008

Training of the unemployed.

Other Activities

Stamp Collecting

Philatelist

Collecting of rare and special stamps

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