Neven Hendricks

Neven Hendricks
Neven Hendricks- CEO, B Compt, hons B Compt, CA (SA), FCMA, CGMA
  • Seasoned corporate financial services executive, turnaround expert
  • Former COO of Deloitte Corporate Finance and Advisory (Middle East), NEDCOR
Neven is Kelper’s CEO with primary responsibility for driving the acquisition strategy and well as working with the seconded executives to develop business and turnaround strategies in the investee companies.

Over the past five years Neven undertook the following restructuring and turnaround assignments: a manufacturing client of the IDC; Stehwaz; a Kuwaiti investment company that was insolvent; Al Madr,a Kuwaiti financial services company that was listed on the Kuwaiti stock exchange, Dubai World which collapsed in the aftermath of 2008 economic crisis and Neven is currently working with Sydney, Peter and Greg on the turnaround of EII.

Prior to Kelper’s, Neven was the COO and Executive Board member of Deloitte Corporate Finance and Advisory (Middle East)- a corporate finance/restructuring advisory service practice for four and a half years, where he was actively involved in the joint management of the firm. Neven brings a wealth of professional service delivery, management of complex transactions and international experience to DelphiCap investment Holdings. He is a seasoned executive who has a credible track record in restructuring companies in various sectors, financial and operational turnarounds and transformation of underperforming entities and companies in distress; and mergers and acquisition and consultation on post-merger integrations.

During his tenure with NEDCOR Limited (“NEDCOR”)- an investment bank in South Africa he was involved in creating, leading and managing a specialised financial service group, Taquanta, where, as the group’s Chief Executive Officer, he served on the Board and the Executive Committee. At NEDCOR, he was also partly instrumental in creating People’s Bank, a low-end retail bank to service the “under-banked” in South Africa.

As the head of Private Equity in 1999 he managed and led the bank’s initiative into the Black Economic Empowerment (“BEE”) Investment arena. This involved: managing a team of private equity transactors, developing the policy for NIB which clearly set out the credit, equity required both internally and syndicating larger transactions with other institutions.  
 

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