Contact

Customer Services details

Tel: 0860 782 753 (South Africa) | +27 (0) 11 748 3588 (International)

E-mail: info@starkeayres.com

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Lionel Donovan Vredendal Cape Town George Port Elizabeth East London Durban Pietermaritzburg Dundee Nelspruit Bloemfontein Kimberley Waterpoort Tzaneen Bela Bela Pretoria Potchefstroom Johannesburg Polokwane Brits
NAMIBIA

Namibia

Product and Market developer - Zambia
John Silwimba
Seed Rep - Gaborone and surrounding areas
Mothusi Pilane
Botswana Seed Rep – Northern Botswana
Aobakwe Gababolokwe
Marketing Co-Ordinator
Terry-Leigh McLaren
Creative Multimedia Co-ordinator
Melisca Wakeford
Non-Executive Director
Colin Corbishley
Colin studied at the University of Cape Town, completing a Bachelor of Business Science in 2004. He joined Investec Bank in 2005 as part of a graduate programme and worked in the Project and Infrastructure Finance team from 2006 to 2014 where he was involved in a number of infrastructure projects across Southern and Sub-Saharan Africa. Colin joined Plennegy as a director in late 2014. He fulfils an executive position at Plennegy, as well as a non-executive position on the boards of the various Group operating entities. With a background in new projects, Colin’s main area of focus is on the new initiatives, business developments and projects within the Group. Qualifications: UCT – Bachelor of Business Science, Finance (Honours)
Executive Chairman
Michael Yeadon
After having gained his LLB and then an M.Com. in Financial Management, Michael was admitted as an attorney in 1996. He then went on to work in the financial world in investment banking and international tax in both Johannesburg and London with Arthur Andersen and Standard Bank. In 2002, he joined Pannar Seed as Commercial & Legal Director, later being appointed as Managing Director. In 2013, he left to join Plennegy as an Executive Director, as well as holding non-executive positions on the boards of the various Plennegy Group operating entities. He is currently the Chairman of the Plennegy Group of family businesses – a role he has held since early 2017. Qualifications: UKZN(PMB) - B.Com, LLB RAU - M.Com
Norseco - Canada
Norseco - 2914 Boulevard Cure-Labelle, Laval (Quebec), Canada
TSL Seed Co - USA
TSL Seed Co – 37331 State highway 16, Woodland, California
Seedway LLC – USA
Seedway LLC – 99 Industrial Road, Hall, New York
Rispens Seeds – USA
Rispens Seeds – 1357 Dutch American Way, Illinois, USA
Pandia Seeds, Inc. – USA
Pandia Seeds, Inc. – 4484 McGrath Street, Suite 109, Ventura, California
Keithly Williams Seeds – USA
Keithly Williams Seeds – 420 Palm Avenue, Hotville, California
Gowan Seed Company – USA
Gowan Seed Company – 25445 Chualar River Road, Chualar, California
Charter Seeds - Zimbabwe
Charter Seeds - Cnr of Dumfries & Bristol Rd, Harare, Zimbabwe
ETG Inputs Limited – Tanzania
ETG Inputs Limited – 9th Floor, Harbour View Tower, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Farmers Organisation LTD – Malawi
Farmers Organisation LTD – Plot no NW 119, Makata Rd, Blantyre, Malawi
Product & Market Developer
Brian Dube
Business Development Manager
Nereshnee Ramdayal
International Director
Nico van Rensburg
ASL (Krona Park) LR No 209, Nairobi, Kenya
Starke Ayres Kenya PTY Limited

Name: Nereshnee Ramdayal

Email: nereshnee.ramdayal@starkeayres.com

Number: +27 (0) 83 647 8107

BOTSWANA

Botswana

Product and Market developer - Zambia
John Silwimba
Seed Rep - Gaborone and surrounding areas
Mothusi Pilane
Botswana Seed Rep – Northern Botswana
Aobakwe Gababolokwe
Marketing Co-Ordinator
Terry-Leigh McLaren
Creative Multimedia Co-ordinator
Melisca Wakeford
Non-Executive Director
Colin Corbishley
Colin studied at the University of Cape Town, completing a Bachelor of Business Science in 2004. He joined Investec Bank in 2005 as part of a graduate programme and worked in the Project and Infrastructure Finance team from 2006 to 2014 where he was involved in a number of infrastructure projects across Southern and Sub-Saharan Africa. Colin joined Plennegy as a director in late 2014. He fulfils an executive position at Plennegy, as well as a non-executive position on the boards of the various Group operating entities. With a background in new projects, Colin’s main area of focus is on the new initiatives, business developments and projects within the Group. Qualifications: UCT – Bachelor of Business Science, Finance (Honours)
Executive Chairman
Michael Yeadon
After having gained his LLB and then an M.Com. in Financial Management, Michael was admitted as an attorney in 1996. He then went on to work in the financial world in investment banking and international tax in both Johannesburg and London with Arthur Andersen and Standard Bank. In 2002, he joined Pannar Seed as Commercial & Legal Director, later being appointed as Managing Director. In 2013, he left to join Plennegy as an Executive Director, as well as holding non-executive positions on the boards of the various Plennegy Group operating entities. He is currently the Chairman of the Plennegy Group of family businesses – a role he has held since early 2017. Qualifications: UKZN(PMB) - B.Com, LLB RAU - M.Com
Norseco - Canada
Norseco - 2914 Boulevard Cure-Labelle, Laval (Quebec), Canada
TSL Seed Co - USA
TSL Seed Co – 37331 State highway 16, Woodland, California
Seedway LLC – USA
Seedway LLC – 99 Industrial Road, Hall, New York
Rispens Seeds – USA
Rispens Seeds – 1357 Dutch American Way, Illinois, USA
Pandia Seeds, Inc. – USA
Pandia Seeds, Inc. – 4484 McGrath Street, Suite 109, Ventura, California
Keithly Williams Seeds – USA
Keithly Williams Seeds – 420 Palm Avenue, Hotville, California
Gowan Seed Company – USA
Gowan Seed Company – 25445 Chualar River Road, Chualar, California
Charter Seeds - Zimbabwe
Charter Seeds - Cnr of Dumfries & Bristol Rd, Harare, Zimbabwe
ETG Inputs Limited – Tanzania
ETG Inputs Limited – 9th Floor, Harbour View Tower, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Farmers Organisation LTD – Malawi
Farmers Organisation LTD – Plot no NW 119, Makata Rd, Blantyre, Malawi
Product & Market Developer
Brian Dube
Business Development Manager
Nereshnee Ramdayal
International Director
Nico van Rensburg
ASL (Krona Park) LR No 209, Nairobi, Kenya
Starke Ayres Kenya PTY Limited

South America

Product and Market developer - Zambia
John Silwimba
Seed Rep - Gaborone and surrounding areas
Mothusi Pilane
Botswana Seed Rep – Northern Botswana
Aobakwe Gababolokwe
Marketing Co-Ordinator
Terry-Leigh McLaren
Creative Multimedia Co-ordinator
Melisca Wakeford
Non-Executive Director
Colin Corbishley
Colin studied at the University of Cape Town, completing a Bachelor of Business Science in 2004. He joined Investec Bank in 2005 as part of a graduate programme and worked in the Project and Infrastructure Finance team from 2006 to 2014 where he was involved in a number of infrastructure projects across Southern and Sub-Saharan Africa. Colin joined Plennegy as a director in late 2014. He fulfils an executive position at Plennegy, as well as a non-executive position on the boards of the various Group operating entities. With a background in new projects, Colin’s main area of focus is on the new initiatives, business developments and projects within the Group. Qualifications: UCT – Bachelor of Business Science, Finance (Honours)
Executive Chairman
Michael Yeadon
After having gained his LLB and then an M.Com. in Financial Management, Michael was admitted as an attorney in 1996. He then went on to work in the financial world in investment banking and international tax in both Johannesburg and London with Arthur Andersen and Standard Bank. In 2002, he joined Pannar Seed as Commercial & Legal Director, later being appointed as Managing Director. In 2013, he left to join Plennegy as an Executive Director, as well as holding non-executive positions on the boards of the various Plennegy Group operating entities. He is currently the Chairman of the Plennegy Group of family businesses – a role he has held since early 2017. Qualifications: UKZN(PMB) - B.Com, LLB RAU - M.Com
Norseco - Canada
Norseco - 2914 Boulevard Cure-Labelle, Laval (Quebec), Canada
TSL Seed Co - USA
TSL Seed Co – 37331 State highway 16, Woodland, California
Seedway LLC – USA
Seedway LLC – 99 Industrial Road, Hall, New York
Rispens Seeds – USA
Rispens Seeds – 1357 Dutch American Way, Illinois, USA
Pandia Seeds, Inc. – USA
Pandia Seeds, Inc. – 4484 McGrath Street, Suite 109, Ventura, California
Keithly Williams Seeds – USA
Keithly Williams Seeds – 420 Palm Avenue, Hotville, California
Gowan Seed Company – USA
Gowan Seed Company – 25445 Chualar River Road, Chualar, California
Charter Seeds - Zimbabwe
Charter Seeds - Cnr of Dumfries & Bristol Rd, Harare, Zimbabwe
ETG Inputs Limited – Tanzania
ETG Inputs Limited – 9th Floor, Harbour View Tower, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Farmers Organisation LTD – Malawi
Farmers Organisation LTD – Plot no NW 119, Makata Rd, Blantyre, Malawi
Product & Market Developer
Brian Dube
Business Development Manager
Nereshnee Ramdayal
International Director
Nico van Rensburg
ASL (Krona Park) LR No 209, Nairobi, Kenya
Starke Ayres Kenya PTY Limited

Region and country specific contact details

Southern Seed Sales Manager & Product Manager - Watermelon & Sweet Melon
Riaan Duvenhage
Eastern Seed Sales Manager
Johan du Plessis
Northern Seed Sales Manager
CG Smit
Seed Rep - Waterberg Irrigation - Nylstroom, Settlers, Groblersdal, Bela Bela, Marble Hall
Henico Alberts
Seed Rep – Balito, Swaziland, North Coast & Northern KwaZulu-Natal
Ryno van Zyl
Seed Rep – Howick, Southern KwaZulu-Natal
Chris van Blerk
Seed Rep – Bapsfontein, Pretoria, SE Gauteng & West Mpumalanga
Henico Alberts
Seed Rep – Nelspruit & Mpumalanga Lowveld
Luan Coetzee
Seed Rep & Product Manager – North West, Western Gauteng, Carrot & Beetroot
Cobus de Beer
Seed Rep – Ellisras & Tom Burke
Jacques Malan
Seed Rep – Tzaneen, Mooketsi & Hoedspruit
Franna Geldenhuys
Seed Rep – Waterpoort & Northern Limpopo
Lionel Donovan
Seed Rep – Britz & North West
Niel van Wyk
Seed Rep – Bloemfontein, Southern Free State, Orange River, Upington & Eastern Free State
Riekus Bezuidenhoudt
Seed Rep – Kimberley, Western Free State & Vaal River
Arno Kruger
Seed Rep – Western Cape, Overberg & Southern Cape
Zander Bekker
Seed Rep – East London & Border Region
Kyle Edwards
Seed Rep – Vredendal, West Coast, Ceres & Koue Bokkeveld
Rynhardt Louw
Seed Rep – George, Addo & Eastern Cape
Malcolm Rose
Product Manager – Intermediate Day Onion, Brassica & Lettuce (Western Cape)
Pieter Venter
Product Manager – Tomato, Sweet Pepper, Hot Pepper & Brinjal
Koot Jacobs
Product Manager – Brassica & Herb
Heinrich Kleyn
Product Manager – Onion & butternut
Gerhard de Beer
Product Manager – Pumpkin, Squash, Bunching Onion, Gherkin & Short Day Onion
John Herbert
Product Manager – Lettuce, indoor pepper, cucumber, scallop & zucchini
Frikkie Janse van Rensburg
Team Leader & Product Manager - Beans, Sweetcorn & Baby Corn
Boerie Erasmus
Seed Rep & Product Manager – North West, Western Gauteng, Carrot & Beetroot
Cobus de Beer
Southern Seed Sales Manager & Product Manager - Watermelon & Sweet Melon
Riaan Duvenhage
Northern Retail Sales Manager
Louwrens Bosch
Eastern Retail Sales Manager
Mabandla Sibisi
National Retail Sales Manager
Clint Sandilands
Central Retail Sales Manager & Rep – Johannesburg South & Central
Tommie Trollip
Brand Ambassador
Johan Du Preez
Southern Retail Sales Manager
Gary Gielink
Retail Product Manager
Gerrie Swart