Our Board

NON-Executive Directors

JA Copelyn

BA (Hons), BProc
Non-executive Chairman

Date appointed: 24 February 2011*

Board Committees: Remuneration Committee

John Copelyn joined HCI as Chief Executive Officer in 1997. He was previously the General Secretary of the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union from 1974 before becoming a member of parliament in 1994. He currently holds various directorships within the HCI group.

* JA Copelyn was appointed to the board of the holding company of the group on 13 August 2003, prior to the reverse listing of the group into Gold Reef.

Y Shaik

BA (Law), BProc
Non-executive Director

Date appointed: 15 June 2011

Board Committees: Remuneration Committee (Chairman); Social and Ethics Committee

Yunis Shaik is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. He is a former Deputy General Secretary of the Southern African Clothing and Textile Workers’ Union and a director of Workers’ College. He has served as a senior commissioner to the KwaZulu-Natal CCMA. He is an executive director of HCI.