Steering Committee

Jerry Maritz Chairman Managing Director: AFGRI Grain Management

Agbiz Grain represent grain storers with common operational needs and initiatives with a positive contribution to the sustainability of the grain industry

Tom Meintjies Vice Chairman Managing Director: Trading GWK Ltd

Agbiz Grain establish a national platform on which the standardized, fair and transparent trading of grain by all role players in the grain industry can take place. We link the total value chain in the grain trade to achieve alignment with objectives that promote free trade and free market principles

Marco Pretorius Financial Director: AFGRI Grain Management

Agbiz Grain are the central mouthpiece for the grain storage industry

Jan de Sousa General Manager Operations: AFGRI Grain Management

Agbiz Grain improve grain storage at all times and try to overcome new challenges in the industry together

Casper Schmidt General Manager

Agbiz Grain promote the grain industry for the benefit of the total agricultural industry

Awie Kriel Regional Manager Operational: Commodities

Agbiz Grain plays a leading role in the development of courses and training materials for the training of staff in the grain industry in order to address the shortage of skills.

Nico Pieterse Senior Manager Grain (Trading, Storage & Logisitics)

Agbiz Grain serve as a mouthpiece for the grain industry and contribute to an effective food chain in South Africa

Johan Lusse General Manager: Grain & Agri Services

Agbiz Grain promote the goals of the grain storage industry in South Africa to be the preferred provider of grain storage services for primary producers, traders and processors.

Rudolph van Wyk Director: Grain, Fibre and Livestock

Agbiz Grain sustainably promote the interests of all those involved in the grain industry

Pieter Malan Executive Manager: Senwes Grainlink

Agbiz Grain will continuously make a significant difference in the agricultural value chain, which will ensure a sustainable future for all stakeholders, whether through government, local or industry-oriented cooperation and dialogue.

Graham Lottering Manager Operations - Grainlink

Agbiz Grain, should on a continuing basis, provide sustainable solutions to all its clients in the grain value chain.

Henk de Beer General Manager: Industries

At a time when collaboration is no longer always acceptable, an organization like Agbiz Grain has a place and can play a very important and constructive role. Agbiz Grain is a representative of the grain depots of SA with a lot of experience and expertise at their disposal who acts as a single joint front to protect and promote the stability and interests of its members. And to such an extent that it also has a positive effect on the larger grain industry and SA agriculture as a whole.

Barnie de Klerk TWK Chief Executive Manager: Grain

I will give my knowledge and expertise to Agbiz Grain to ensure successful support of the whole grain chain through safe storage of grains and oilseeds. All role players, farmers, will have peace of mind for grains and oilseeds stored at our storage facilities.

Francois Froneman Executive Director: Grain Services

Agbiz Grain represent its members, commercial storers of grain, at all levels and in all matters that have an impact on grain storage in South Africa in order to ensure the competitiveness and sustainability of commercial grain storage within the agricultural industry.

Wessel Lemmer Agbiz Grain

Agbiz Grain is a dynamic organisation. Our members are involved in the storage, handling and rendering of services on more than 67% of the grains and oilseeds produced and marketed in South Africa. As an organisation we continously strive to improve the policy, regulatory and business environment within which our members operates on a daily basis.

Annelien Collins PA to the General Manager

Agbiz Grain supports and promotes the interests of our members through representation and liaison with major role players in the grain and oilseed sector and the greater agriculture industry. As the Personal Assistant of Agbiz Grain I give direct office support to the General Manager and assist with enquiries from our members.

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