Netcare chairman Meyer Kahn has stepped down after 17 years, replaced by Thevendrie Brewer.
Thevendrie Brewer, CA(SA), currently MD of Global Financial Advisory firm Rothschild, will be taking over the role of Netcare board chairperson from 1 April 2018. Thevendrie was appointed as deputy chair of Netcare, South Africa’s second-largest private hospital company, at the age of 44.
Thevendrie has had a distinguished career as an accountant, being a former partner at Ernst & Young. She amassed extensive corporate finance experience while at Deutsche Securities (SA) Proprietary Ltd and NM Rothschild & Sons (South Africa) Proprietary Ltd.
Thevendrie takes over from outgoing chair Meyer Kahn, who has served on the board as chair for more than 17 years.