61 YEARS OF COLLECTIVE BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
Mr. Victor Adendorff
HPM: Harvard University (2001)
Member: Institute of Directors Southern Africa. Membership No: 048013
Victor is an expert business strategist with a sound understanding of organisational development and sales. He has 18 years of new business development and operational experience at an executive management level.
With the co-operation of international role players, he co-designs and develops cutting-edge products for global ‘Point-Of-Use’ water sanitation applications.
He is currently researching new product developments for eliminating the Listeria. M bacteria in all transmittable sectors. Another new and highly challenging field he is researching successfully eliminating certain harmful hormones in municipal water.
Previously he has been involved in the mining industry at senior executive levels. His company was operational in South Africa and in Africa. Here he has implemented long- and short-term plans in accordance with company strategy. He also established a commodity trading arm within the company. His involvement in marketing strategies and sales training contributed to personal growth and valuable business experience in his career.
He gained experience in the banking industry as the General Manager of ABIL. His greatest challenge was to effectively amalgamate the sales departments with the commercial departments. In this period, he became proficient in finance and risk management. Apart from initiating new marketing strategies on a regular basis, he also implements new technology systems for sales teams in the field. This assists them and creates a ‘sales-friendly’ environment.
His passion to improve the global point-of-use water contamination crisis is his driving force. Finding affordable and life-saving solutions is an ongoing focal point in his life.
Mr. George H. Erasmus
BSc. Forensic Sciences, BSc. Hons. Chemistry,
MSc. Organic Chemistry
George is an energetic and devoted Chemist with a sound knowledge about microorganisms and chemical elements. He has extensive comprehension on the scientific fields involved with elements and compounds,
their composition, structures, behaviours and the changes they undertake during reactions with other materials.
He obtained his degrees at the University of the Free State in the past 8 years and has recently finished his MSc degree in Organic Chemistry, specialising in synthesis. He had the opportunity to be lectured by renowned Chemists.
George is currently committed to researching and developing ways to improve and refine the existing products of Scientific Sanitation Solutions.
He is also devoted to developing affordable state-of-the-art products that can be used to eliminate an even wider spectrum of bacteria and viruses in multiple sectors.
Apart from being a highly qualified Chemist, his natural entrepreneurial flair also enables him to explore new markets and product ranges.
Board: Ethics and Finance Committee
Dr. B. Pretorius
MBChB. BSc. MBW (Cum Laude). DHOM
Dr. Pretorius is a highly experienced medical professional with a demonstrated history of working in the pharmaceutical, health, wellness, and fitness industry. Additionally, he is a seasoned business and administration manager.
His specialist medical and business track record is significant and can be summarised as ‘selfishly focused on improving the lives of all people’. Apart from being a Research Specialist and
Physician, he is also a seasoned entrepreneur. He holds executive positions of Director and Shareholder in various companies.
Some of the outstanding roles he played in improving the lives of others are: Clinical Research Consultant, Research Physician, Clinical Trial Specialist, Principal and Sub-Investigator in 60+ trials including Healthy Volunteers and a spectrum of Patient Volunteer trials.
Furthermore, Dr. Pretorius founded and headed the new PAREXEL ClinPharm Port Elizabeth unit, and under his leadership he expanded and established the PAREXEL South-Africa business into a new region.
He was also part of the strategic business development group for the QdotPharma /PAREXEL George unit.
He is still actively practicing as a General Practitioner, Occupational Medical Practitioner and Emergency Doctor. This enabled him to play a pivotal role in the development of a new innovative technology in the field of malaria diagnosis.
His studies and research on this brilliant advancement in medical science is done in co-operation with an internationally known University in the USA.
Mr. Schalk Liebenberg
Co-Founder and Board Member
Financial Planner and Strategist;NQF5 certificates
Schalk Liebenberg is a talented entrepreneur who has more than 20 years’ professional experience. He is the co-founder of Scientific Sanitation Solutions and strongly identifies with the Mission and Vision of the company.
Keenly aware of the desperately urgent
and ever-growing life-saving water sanitation needs millions face every day, this venture presented a perfect opportunity for his entrepreneurial talent.
He has held several Senior Executive positions, including as CEO of his own very successful Financial Services company. As a highly experienced and qualified financial planner, Schalk has capitalised on his strengths in initiating and managing challenging, high-value projects. He brings the benefit of his business acumen to help drive this much-needed product into Africa and globally, wherever there is a need for clean water.
Direct sales has been an underlying interest throughout his career and he has managed numerous corporate key accounts of well-known National brands. A key foundation to his sales expertise however, are his strong planning and organisational skills that combine to give a high-level strategic overview in any business environment.
He has experience in the mining sector and has developed intricate mine rehabilitation guarantees for clients including Exxaro, Holgoun Group and Enviroprotek.
He is a natural leader and has a keen eye for spotting raw talent in employees, and for mentoring and developing them while giving them a chance to grow and develop.
Schalk brings enthusiasm, an outstanding work ethic and an agile business mind to every venture he undertakes.