Altron Leadership | Stewart van Graan | non-executive Director and Board Chairperson

MEET THE ALTRON Board Member

SW (Stewart) van Graan

Acting Group Chief Executive and Executive Chairman

Joined the Altron Board on 1 June 2017 and appointed Chairman on 28 July 2021

Experience:
Stewart serves on the Advisory boards of the South African Revenue Services (SARS). He was formerly the Managing Director of Dell Computer Proprietary Limited (“Dell”) in South Africa and the former General Manager of Dell’s business in Africa. Prior to leaving Dell in 2017, he was the Vice President for the Enterprise Solutions business in the EMEA Emerging Markets. He also previously served as the chairperson of Dell in South Africa and the Dell Khulisa Academy. Prior to joining Dell, he spent 23 years at IBM in various positions, both locally and internationally.

Mr van Graan served on the advisory board of the University of Stellenbosch Business School and on the board of Christel House school (NPO) in Cape Town. Stewart is a mentor to many individuals and small businesses and shares his more than 40 years of business experience to connect and inspire people to be their significant best.

Stewart also holds board memberships in the following companies: Old Mutual Limited and Interfront (SOC).

Title:

  • Chairman of the Board
  • Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Chairman of the Nomination Committee
  • Member of the Investment Committee

Qualifications:
BCom (Hons) in Information Systems (UCT); Programme for Management Development (UCT Graduate School of Business)