Top Earning CEOs In South Africa

What are CEOs?

CEOs are responsible for managing a company’s overall operations.

Top Earning CEOs In South Africa

Below are some of the Top Earning CEOs.

1. Mike Henry – BHP

On January 1, 2020, Mike Henry was appointed as BHP’s chief executive officer. He has worked in the resources industry for more than 30 years, and he has done so in Australia, Asia, North America, and Europe.

2. Alan Pullinger – FirstRand Limited

Alan Pullinger is the CEO and Executive Director of FirstRand Limited and also serves on the boards of 10 other companies. He holds an MCom, CA(SA), and CFA and was appointed as the CEO in 2018. He formerly served as Rand Merchant Bank’s Chief Executive Officer and Director.

3. Gerrie Fourie – Capitec Bank Limited

Gerrie Fourie is the CEO of Capitec Bank Limited. He was appointed as the CEO in January 2014. Prior to that, he was the Head of Operations. Since his reign, he has done exceptionally well for the company.

4. Mike Schmidt – African Rainbow Minerals

Mike Schmidt has been the CEO of African Rainbow Minerals, a mining company since March 2012. He joined the company in 2007 as an executive and before that, he was working for Hartebeestfontein Gold Mining Company. Mr. Schmidt earns about R29.3m as the CEO of ARM.

5. Stephen Saad – Aspen Pharmacare

Mr. Saad, a South African businessman is the founder and CEO of Aspen Pharmacare. He runs the continent’s pharmaceuticals maker and has been crowned as Entrepreneur of the Year.

Who is the youngest CEO in South Africa?

After being announced the youngest CEO of a multi-billion company in the world, Meyersdal’s Zareef Minty was listed as having a positive impact on SA’s youth. The young and influential CEO, Zareef Minty (27).