Spanjaard welcomes new CEO

Kentin Welgemoed has been appointed CEO of JSE-listed Spanjaard

Welgemoed officially took over the CE role on 3 November 2017, although he has been acting CEO since July. He first joined the 57-year-old South African lubricants and chemicals company as Manager of Operations in July 2015, and was appointed Executive Director: Operations in September of that year.

Welgemoed said of his appointment:

“It is a great privilege to have been given the opportunity to take on the role of CEO at Spanjaard Limited. It is certainly an interesting time for the business and we are excited at what the future holds.”

Welgemoed, a qualified CA(SA) , completed his articles at Cohen Hill Funk & Co Accountants & Auditors. His career has also seen him hold senior financial positions at Katanga Mining Ltd, Solid Doors (Pty) Ltd Manufacturing, and Larimar Group (Putco Ltd).