CONDENSED CV FOR PIERRE LEON MYBURGH (2018/08/29)
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BORN: BENONI, 14th July 1955
SCHOOLING: BENONI, MATRIC 1972
ARMY SERVICE: 1973

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

B.Sc (Chem) Eng UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA 1978
B.Com UNISA 1982
MBL UNISA 1986
GCC (Electrical) Gov. Cert.of Competence 1990
LPRI
(Rubber Technology)
TECHNIKON PRETORIA
(Polymer Div.)
2003
B.Sc Eng(Hons)
Polymer Technology
UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA 2004

Completed a series of subjects in 2007 for a 2nd B.Com in Quantitative Management at UNISA, with the view of doing a Honours in this field.

PERSONAL

Married in 1985, two children born in 1989 and 1991, living in Brakpan since 1986

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

First job taken after qualifying as a Chemical Engineer with AECI Modderfontein in 1979, working on the Nitric Acid plants

Taken employment with PLANT PROTECTION in January 1981, being a family owned rubber products manufacturing company based in BRAKPAN
-Involved in growing the company from essentially a rubberlining operation to include its own rubber mixing plant, calendering of rubber sheeting, as well as the manufacture of a whole range of products like rubber flexible hoses, rubber sheeting and gaskets, recovering of rollers in rubber and poly urethane, rubber wear components and most recently mill liners, ....... all run as separate departments.
-During this time developed various systems to improve the effectiveness of the operations, ie. QA systems, Safety system, Labour Relations system, Good Management Practices system, Incentive Compensation systems, Performance measurement of the various departments...........
-Took on position of MD in 1995, and formed separate divisions for the functions of Sales, Production, Projects and Administration each with a Div. Manager in charge.
-In recent years, company employed approx. 250 people, with average annual external sales of R30 mil.
-Remained with company as MD until August 2002, when it was forced to close down

ACTIVITIES SINCE 2003

-Consulting in matters of Rubber Products Manufacturing and Technology.
-Financial and Management consulting
-Writing and marketing software applications, specializing in Payroll Software.
+Developed a payroll program called REMUNERATOR, marketed to businesses using it directly, as well as used in-house to provide payroll outsourced services to clients not wanting to run their own payroll software.
+Developed various other programs, with various unique features, but not marketed actively .....
*INVESTRIX - Investment monitor.
*JOB TRACKING - Order Entry, Invoicing and Debtors.
*GEN LEDG - Accounting and Financial Reports generator.
*STORE ISSUES - Stock Control.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

-Served on the Management Committee of the Dalpark Pre-primery School from 1994 to 2000, Chairperson from 1998 to 2000.
-Served on the Committee of the Dalview Tennis Club from 2001, Treasurer from 2006 to 2009, Chairperson from 2010 to 2014.
-Serving on the Committee of the South African Sailing - Northern Region, Treasurer from 2017 to date

HOBBIES, SPORT AND PASTIME

Sailing - very actively involved in, 2 weekends a month, a way of life.
Motorbiking - involves dusting off the motorbikes, and taking them for a spin around the block
Backpack Hiking - just loved it, but not doing actively due to energy constraints
Tennis - fantastic sport and pasttime, but not actively involved anymore
Reading - with the advent of the internet, I threatened to stop buying books, but quality information is still largely the domain of books.