The GEC is empowered and responsible for implementing the board approved strategies and for managing the affairs of the group.

The committee is chaired by the chief executive and comprises the finance director, the managing directors of each of the regions and the executives listed below. The committee meets regularly and deliberates, takes decisions and/or makes recommendations on all matters relating to the group’s strategy and day to day operations within its mandate. The mandate is set by the board and where appropriate, decisions and/or recommendations are referred to the board or relevant board committees for final approval.

Aldo Mayer (48)
Director: Global Sourcing and Strategic Projects
National Higher Diploma – Mech Eng (Natal Technikon)
B Tech (Business Management) (Natal Technikon)
Aldo has 25 years’ experience at Bell Equipment.
Avishkar Goordeen (41)
Chief Strategy Officer
BCompt (Hons) (UNISA)
CA (SA)
Avishkar has 14 years’ experience at Bell Equipment.
Diana McIlrath (47)
Group Company Secretary and Legal
BCom (UKZN)
LLB (UKZN)
Diana has 4 years’ experience at Bell Equipment.
Dominic Chinnappen (52)
Director: Group Manufacturing and Sales and Operations Planning
BCom (Hons) (Logistics) (UNISA)
CPIM (Apics)
Dominic has 33 years’ experience at Bell Equipment.
Douglas Morris (47)
Managing Director: Europe, Middle East and Africa
BCompt (UNISA)
Douglas has 6 years’ experience at Bell Equipment.
Duncan Mashika (41)
Managing Director: Bell Equipment Sales South Africa Limited
BCom (Wits); HDip Acc (Wits)
CA (SA)
Duncan has 2 years’ experience at Bell Equipment.
Johan van Wyngaardt (52)
Director: Group Human Resources
DMS Dip HRM (Damelin); DMS Dip IR (Damelin)
B Tech (Advanced Business Management) (Natal Technikon)
Johan has 15 years’ experience at Bell Equipment.
Karen van Haght (54)
Group Finance Director
BCompt (Hons) (UNISA)
CA (SA)
Karen has 20 years’ experience at Bell Equipment.
Leon Goosen (48)
Group Chief Executive
BAcc (Stellenbosch); BCompt (Hons)
CTA (UOFS); CA (SA)
Leon has 13 years’ experience at Bell Equipment.
Stephen Jones (50)
Director: Group Engineering, Marketing and Product Portfolio
National Higher Diploma – Mech Eng (Natal Technikon)
B Tech (Business Management) (Natal Technikon)
Stephen has 26 years’ experience at Bell Equipment.