David Kan

David Kan

Chief Executive Officer

David Kan, is the co-founder and major shareholder of Mustek, and its CEO since the Group’s inception in 1987. He holds a BSc (Eng) degree, with a major in mechanical engineering.


Shelley Thomas CA(SA)

Independent Non-Executive Director

Shelley is a qualified chartered accountant. She completed her articles at Kessel Feinstein and is currently self-employed.
Her previous roles have included that of head of forensic, compliance, and governance in private practice.
Shelley has also been appointed to the role of financial director, internal audit director and that of company secretary in private sector companies.
She has over 20 years of experience sitting on boards and committees in both the public and private sectors.
Shelley is appointed as the Chairperson of Social & Ethics Committee, Member of Audit & Risk Committee and Member of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee.


Ralph Patmore

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ralph Patmore was appointed to the Mustek Board on 16October 2009. He holds a BCom degree and a MBL which he obtained from Unisa’s School of Business Leadership. Ralph is also a non-executive director of William Tell Ltd, a.b.e. Construction Chemicals Ltd and ARB Holdings Ltd.


Hein Engelbrecht

Managing Director

Hein Engelbrecht is the managing director of Mustek. He joined the company in 1997 as group financial manager. Hein is responsible for the complete management of the company, with a focus on people development and organisational restructuring to ensure maximum sustainable benefit for all stakeholders.

He holds a BCom (Hons) CA degree and previously worked at Office Directions. Hein enjoys spending time with family and friends and is a big sports fan, enjoying relaxation time on the golf course. Hein is also a keen reader of magazines and autobiographies. The highlight of his career is working at Mustek – progressing through the company and playing a key role in the organisation’s development and expansion over the years. Another career highlight of his includes Mustek being honoured with a ‘best financial reporting’ award by SAKE Beeld.


Pamella Marlowe

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms Marlowe is the founder and managing director of DNM Consulting (Pty) Ltd, an Accounting, tax and business advisory consulting firm. She has more than 10 years of accounting and taxation experience across various industries. Her constant engagement around matters surrounding accounting and taxation have allowed her to provide the most relevant and applicable guidance for related matters. Between Pamella’s years of experience and her analytical skills, she will be able to provide the necessary guidance to the Mustek Audit & Risk Committee and ensures risk and governance are foremost in all activities conducted by Mustek and do not pose any possible adverse risk to the company.


Neels Coetzee

Financial Director

Neels Coetzee holds a BCom (Hons) degree, is a registered chartered accountant and joined the group in 2001 as the Group Financial Manager. Neels was appointed to the Board as Financial Director on 29 August 2008.


Rev Dr Vukile Mehana

Non-Executive Chairman

Rev Dr Mehana is an ordained Minister of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa who has been given permission by the Church to work in the Corporate World.

Dr Mehana started his business career in the Human Resource and Organisational Transformation area and progressed to strategic positions including Acting CEO of a major Parastatal, Director on Boards of listed and unlisted Companies and Chairman of a number of Companies.

He is currently the Chairman of Management Consulting Firm LRMG Performance Agency, the Chairman of Mazwe Financial Services and has recently been appointed Chairman of Community Schemes Ombud Services, an entity of the Ministry/ Department of Human Settlements. He serves as a Non-Executive Director of Sekunjalo Investments Limited, a JSE Listed BEE Company, and Makana Investment Corporation. Rev Dr Mehana is the Chairman of the Sizwe IT Group Board.

Rev Dr Mehana is also the Chaplain General of the African National Congress. He has recently been appointed as an Adjunct Professor by the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business where he lectures on a part time basis.

Rev Dr Mehana holds a B.Th Degree from Rhodes University, AMP from INSEAD Business School (France), Top Management Program Certificate on Public Enterprises from National University of Singapore, MBA from De Montfort University (UK) and D.Phil from the University of Johannesburg.