Master Builders Association North elected Jason Wilmot, director of Sir John Hire, as President at its 113th Annual General Meeting held in Midrand on 2 February 2017. Musa Shangase, Commercial Director of Corobrik was elected Vice President and Wayne Albertyn of Gothic Construction as Junior Vice President.
Bongani Malazi as re-elected President of the MBA North Youth Forum for a second two year term.
Also resent at this auspicious occasion were Honorary life members Peter Buchel, Nico Maas and Rob Giuricich; and Past President’s Nico Maas, Neil Duncan and Lee Smith.
“During my tenure as President I believe we have achieved the goal of building a solid team around the MBAN Executive Director,” said outgoing President Tony Riley. “The new staff are of a high calibre and are key to is energised Association achieving its goals.
“During the 2016 financial year the drawdowns on the Association’s reserves were reduced by 30 percent. This continues the effort by the whole MBA North team to ultimately eliminate drawdowns entirely in 2017/2018.
“Transformation of the Organisation is key to long term success and industry relevance, the MBAN has continued the journey in 2016 and this has seen the face of the Executive team change significantly.
“It is my belief that at times like these, the relevance of MBAN and other MBA associations countrywide are at their strongest. It is our role to represent the interests of our members at the highest level at all times, from a position of being the voice of the industry, within the auspices of the Master Builders South Africa (MBSA),” concluded Riley.
Master Builders Association – North Executive Committee for 2017/2018 is as follows:
Mr Wayne Albertyn – Gothic Construction
Mr Rob Blackbeard – Steel Studio
Mr Brad Boertje – Liviero
Mr Deon Calitz – WBHO Construction
Ms Penny Cornelius – Pro-Plan Construction
Mr Jose Correia – Tiber Construction
Mr Mandla Danisa – 4Square Projects Group
Mr I Duncan – Kevin Bates Flooring & Carpeting
Mr Werner Kroon – W.F Kroon Projects
Mr Bongani Malaza – Ubuhlebethu Business Enterprise
Mr James Martin – SA Paving
Ms Gretchen Matthews – Constructive Consulting Group
Mr Andrew McFarlane – Damp King
Mr Christian Micha – Archstone Construction
Mr Sello Mokawane – SNS Plumbing & Projects
Mr Michael Moloto – M2M Projects
Mr Tony Riley – Builders Warehouse
Mr Musa Shangase – Corobrik
Mr Fanie Stadler – Murray & Roberts
Ms Liana van der Walt – Edelweiss Glass & Aluminium
Mr J Wilmot – Sir John Hire
Mr H Wolfswinkel – HJ Wolfswinkel
Mr Moses Maponyane – Liviero has been nominated as a co-opted Exco Committee member
Guest speaker Rob Price, economist for Investment Solutions in a pragmatic yet light-hearted way spoke of “2017 – The Year After the End of The World,” reflecting a degree of optimism for the future. Despite tough conditions there is a sliver lining on the horizon.