V&A Directors

V&A Board Of Directors
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Ron Nel
Managing Director
(031- 579 2593)
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Greg Woolfuth
Operations Director
(083 320 2549)

Ron Nel

Ron has more than 34 years experience in engineering having studied Mechanical Engineering at Natal Technikon. With extensive valve and actuator application experience, Ron founded V&A in October 1986 establishing all international OEM supplier agreements. Ron pioneered and implemented V&A‘s BEE strategy in 2003 (BBBEE Level 4) and heads up both the BEE and the ISO QA Management Teams for V&A. He regularly attends advanced Valve and Application Engineering courses internationally and WITS business school management training.

Ron is passionate about environmental issues and together with his wife they have planted hundreds of indigenous trees in the Balgowan mist belt. In his private capacity he has assisted small rural BE companies to get started.

Appointed to the board

2004

Greg Woolfuth

Greg joined V&A in 1990. He was extensively involved in setting up the ISO 9001 quality management system as well as the national Syspro ERP system. Greg has managed all major projects for V&A with Sappi and Mondi for the last 25 years. Greg has extensive experience in import and freight forwarding managing V&A national imports before being appointed Durban Branch Manager in 2008. As Operations Director Greg oversees a team that manages national operation shared services. He regularly attends advanced Valve and Control Valve courses internationally and WITS business school management training locally.

Greg is actively involved in the community being a Church Minister and counsellor, he assists families, teenagers and children, and he also arranges compassion outreaches in the community. Greg is a Haggai Institute (Maui-Hawaii ) Alumnus and has completed the Advanced Leadership Training, which assists him in training and developing young leaders for the future

Appointed to the board

2004