Dhaibhen Reddy has served Macdonald Holdings as Director from 1998. Having assumed the mantle of Group Chairman in 2015, 'Mrs. R' has guided Macdonald Holdings through acquisitions and expansions; gearing the group to tackle today's difficult trading conditions. Mrs Reddy is also passionate about her family and her love of books and hiking.
Anil Narotam is the Group Executive Director in charge of Strategy, Corporate Finance and Acquisitions. He is the principal Shareholder representative on the Board of each Company. He is a Chartered Accountant (SA) with corporate experience both locally and internationally. Anil has been associated with the Macdonald Holdings Group for over 25 years.
Derona Hoosen joined Macdonald Steel in April 2015. Her core responsibility focuses around running the Finance and Admin department in the organization. Derona obtained her B Compt Degree from the University of Kwazulu Natal and went on to complete her Articles at Mazars, in Johannesburg. Her commercial experience covers a variety of industries from retail to travel. Her goal is to empower her team and develop them into a worldclass finance department.
Ethney is originally from KZN and brings with her a wealth of experience in Human Resources field obtained from various organisations in Banking, FMCG, Manufacturing, Retail, Shipping, and Events sectors. She also has qualifications in Human Resources management.
Kiran Reddy is Director of Business Development since 2015. He brings experience in marketing, administration and strategy to the Group. Kiran's previous experience includes positions in the advertising and aviation industry, his aim is to bring a global outlook to all the divisions within the Group.
Proudly hailing from the Kwa-Zulu Natal capital, Pietermaritzburg, Shayne has been in the steel business in South Africa over a 15 year career. As the former General Manager of Macdonald Holdings Pietermaritzburg, Shayne applies this considerable knowledge and client-facing experience to formulate innovative sales solutions throughout the Group.
Born and bred in Pietermaritzburg, Hylton has 18 years of experience in the steel industry and understands the fact that service, quality and honesty are key to a successful business. Macdonald Steel Pietermaritzburg is proud to be a key supplier to customers locally and into the KZN midlands.
A tool maker by training, Leon tries to see the solutions not problems. He manages the constant demand for aluminium stems as required by the BHP Billiton Aluminium Smelters. The smelters must remain operational 24/7, so Leon and his team work with very little room for error.
Manuel de Morais
As general manager, Manuel directs operations at Dendustri Mozambique. Manuel has worked in various Engineering industries for more than 30 years, holding positions ranging from Process Engineer to Senior Technical Manager. Manuel has worked in the Automotive Industry, Beverage Can Manufacturing, Tube manipulation Industry, Press Tool Designer and is a qualified Tool, Jig and Die maker he also holds a Mechanical Engineering Certificate and is a SAQA Qualified Facilitator, Assessor and Moderator.
Richard has headed up the Durban Branch since the beginning of 2013. His 20 years experience in the industry have equipped him to ensure the highest levels of quality and customer service are maintained. Under Richard’s guidance the Durban branch continues to grow as a major player in the Durban market.