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Company Overview of William Tell Holdings Limited

Company Overview

William Tell Holdings Limited manufactures and sells wood based panels primarily in South Africa. The company engages in the production of chipboard from wood waste, application of melamine and other decorative surfaces, and production of furniture elements and ready to assemble furniture. Its products comprise medium density fiber boards, melamine faced boards, and particleboards. The company's clients include small to large manufacturers in the built in furniture, office furniture, shop-fitting, exhibition, and furniture industries, as well as small to large participants in the retailing and wholesaling industries. William Tell Holdings Limited offers its products through a network of dist...

31 Van Eck Street


Krugersdorp,  1740

South Africa

Founded in 1980

302 Employees


27 86 094 5526


27 86 618 2071

Key Executives for William Tell Holdings Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 55
Financial Manager
Executive Director and Member of Executive Committee
Age: 34
Company Secretary
Managing Director of William Tell Industries (Pty) Limited
Age: 60
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

William Tell Holdings Limited Key Developments

William Tell Holdings Limited Announces the Resignation of Amouré Yeun as Independent Non-Executive Director

The board of directors of William Tell Holdings Limited announced that Mrs. Amouré Yeun has resigned as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect.

William Tell Assets Up For Sale

The assets of William Tell Holdings Limited are put up for sale. Paul Lendia of Park Village is appointed to overseeing the auction. Lendia said that the property and plant will be sold on March 19, 2013. Lendia added that all the assets will be sold piecemeal via public auction.

William Tell Holdings Limited Announces New Appointments with Effect from March 5, 2013

The board of directors of William Tell Holdings Limited announced that Mr. Filipe Manuel has been appointed as an executive director with effect from March 5, 2013. General Corneluis Jansen Bornman, Messrs Jan Adriaan Dercksen (Dirk) Pretorius and Henry Jacobus Mouton and Mrs. Amouré Yeun have been appointed as independent non-executive directors of William Tell, with effect from March 5, 2013. Filipe, who has served in the South African Police Service, has been in the employ of William Tell since 2006 and is the manager of the Company’s security function. Corneluis obtained a BA (B.Mil) degree from the University of Stellenbosch and, following over 30 years in the South African Defence Force with final posting as General Officer Commanding Special Forces, is the founder of Genhanha Risk Management Services. Dirk, who has over 20 years’ experience in the banking industry, has extensive management skills and experience in numerous business processes, including Marketing, Human Resources and Financial Management. Dirk also sat on the board of Pharmadata Proprietary Limited as Director of Operations and Human Resources. Henry, who obtained a BComm (Marketing) degree and an MBA from the University of Pretoria, currently sits on the boards of a number of companies that are specialised in the areas of international investments, project financing and project management, as well as TK Industries Proprietary Limited, a manufacturer and supplier in the retail clothing industry. Amouré is a qualified liquidator on the Master’s Panel (Pretoria) and the owner of Swartgoud Clerical Services, a company that provides paralegal assistance and attends to the preparation of litigious matters on behalf of various legal firms. Following the aforementioned appointments, with effect from March 5, 2013, the Company’s Audit and Risk Committee will comprise of: Henry Jacobus Mouton (chairman and independent non-executive director); Corneluis Jansen Bornman (independent non-executive director); and Amouré Yeun (independent non-executive director).

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