Fact Sheet

Quick Facts

Year end:
June

Registration number:
1944/017201/06

Full Name:
AVI Limited

Number of employees:
7946

Transfer secretary:
Computershare Investor Services 2004 (Pty) Ltd

Nature of business:
AVI Ltd (“the Company”), is registered and incorporated in the Republic of South Africa and listed on the JSE Ltd (JSE). The Group comprises trading subsidiaries that manufacture, process, market & distribute branded consumer products in the food, beverage and fashion categories.

JSE sector:
J357-Food Producers

Leading Brands:
Five Roses, Freshpak, Ellis Brown, Frisco, House of Coffees, Bakers, Pyotts, Provita, Willards, I&J, Ciro, Yardley, Lentheric, Coty, Spitz, Carvela, Kurt Geiger, Tosoni, Lacoste, Gant

Contact Details:
Telephone: +27 (0) 11 502 1300
Fax: +27 (0) 11 502 1301
Email: info@avi.co.za
Postal Address: PO Box 1897, Saxonwold, 2132, South Africa
Registered Address: 2 Harries Road, Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa

Key People & Partners

Attorneys:
Deneys Reitz Inc, Taback & Associates (Pty) Ltd

Auditors:
KPMG Inc

Bankers:
The Standard Bank of SA Ltd / FirstRand Bank Ltd

AVI Executive Team:
Mr SL Crutchley, BBusSci (UCT)
Mr OP Cressey, DipAcc (Natal), CA(SA)
Ms CE Makin, BBusSci (UCT)
Mr M Koursaris, BComm, Hons (Finance), H.Dip Comm Law (Wits), MBA (Columbia), CFA
Ms V Crystal, B.Proc (Unisa)

Non-Executive Directors:
Mr A Nühn, BBusAdmin (Hogere Economische School, Eindhoven, The Netherlands), MBA (Univ of Puget Sound, Washington)
Mr GR Tipper, BCom, BAcc (Wits), MBA (UCT), CA(SA)
Mr JR Hersov, MA (Cantab)
Mr MJ Bosman, B Com (Hons) LLM (CapeTown) AMP(Harvard) CA(SA)
A Kawa, MBA (Wharton, University of Pennsylvania), MA, Ed M (Columbia University), B.Sc (University of Transkei)
Mr A Thebyane, B.Admin from the University of the North; Postgraduate Diploma in HR Management from Wits Business School; Diploma in Company Direction from the Graduate Institute of Management & Technology; MBA from De Montfort University, UK
Ms N Dongwana, B.Com (Cape Town), B.Com Hons (Cape Town), Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting (Cape Town)

Nature of business:
AVI Ltd (“the Company”), is registered and incorporated in the Republic of South Africa and listed on the JSE Ltd (JSE). The Group comprises trading subsidiaries that manufacture, process, market & distribute branded consumer products in the food, beverage and fashion categories.
Harries Road, Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa