Piet was appointed as an independent non-executive director with effect from 28 June 2017. Piet holds a BCompt Hons degree and is a qualied CA(SA). He brings a career of corporate nance and mergers and acquisitions experience, starting at the Central Merchant Bank in 1986. He acted as the lead advisor on the Steinhoff IPO on the JSE in 1998 and later joined Steinhoff full time in 2002. During his tenure at Steinhoff, he played a critical role in several notable transactions, including several of Steinhoff’s largest acquisitions and/or investments. He also won the Dealmakers publication’s “2016 Individual Dealmaker of the Year” – award.