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Our Management

Akanyang Rapholo

Quality Manager

Akanyang Rapholo holds an MSc degree in Pharmacology from the University of Pretoria. She has international exposure as an exchange student in Germany. Before joining V-Tech, Akanyang worked at Cryo-Save with stem cells cryopreservation. She also worked at a SANAS Accredited Chemical Testing Laboratory as an Analyst and then as the Quality Assurance Manager. Akanyang has a strong knowledge of ISO 9001 and 17025 standards. She joined V-Tech in 2019.

Dale Parrish

Chief Marketing Officer / EXCO Member

Dale Parrish qualified as a Veterinary Nurse at Onderstepoort in 1989 and worked in private practice from 1990 until 1994. She then joined the animal health industry where she worked for Multi-Nationals in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. Dale joined V-Tech in 2011 after 18 years’ experience in the animal health industry. She obtained a Master in Business Administration in 2018.

David Gerber

Chief Technical Officer / Board Member
Dr.med.vet.; MMedVet(Theriogenology); Dipl ACT & ECAR

David Gerber is the Head of Research and Development for V-Tech. He qualified in 1988 in Zurich, Switzerland, as a Veterinarian where after he worked at a production animal clinic in Zurich and then in rural private practice. David subsequently joined the Department of Theriogenology (Animal Reproduction) at the Faculty of Veterinary Science at Onderstepoort. In 2006, he left his position as an Associate Professor in Animal Reproduction to join V-Tech as the CTO.

Helia Vorster

R&D Manager

Helia Vorster qualified from Onderstepoort as a Veterinary Nurse in 2006. Before joining V-Tech, Helia worked as a nurse private practice. Helia joined V-Tech to manage the Client Service Centre in June 2010. She then joined R&D for product development and now heads up V-Tech R&D as Department Manager.

Johan Oosthuyse

Chief Executive Officer / Board Member
BVSc, Masters in Business Leadership

Johan Oosthuyse qualified as a Veterinarian at Onderstepoort in 1991. He worked in private veterinary practice, where after he joined Healthtech Laboratories as the Chief Executive Officer. In January 2007, he was appointed as CEO of V-Tech Veterinary Solutions (Pty) Ltd and on the 26 February 2012, with the merger of Healthtech Laboratories and V-Tech Veterinary Solutions, Johan remains Charmian of the board of directors and CEO of the company V-Tech. Johan holds a Master’s Degree, MBL from Unisa.

Muhammad Hasware

Chief Operating Officer / EXCO Member

Muhammad Hasware holds a degree in BCom Accounting. Muhammad joined V-Tech in 2010 as an Accountant and was then promoted to Financial Manager. In September 2014, he took the position of CFO. Muhammad accepted the position as COO in 2020.

Nettie Vogel

HR Manager / EXCO Member

Nettie Vogel graduated with a BCom Communication and HR degree from the University of North West in 2002, and with a Certificate in Advanced Labour Law from the University of Pretoria in 2007. She started her HR career in the Healthcare sector and has experience in both the motor and aviation industry. Nettie joined V-Tech in 2012.

Seshnie Naidoo

Finance Manager

Seshnie Naidoo qualified from Unisa with a Bachelor of Accounting Sciences Degree in 2009 and went on to obtain a Honours degree in Accounting Science in 2010. She furthered her studies with an Advanced certificate in Auditing in 2011. Seshnie is also a registered Chartered Accountant SA (SAICA in 2012). She obtained her accreditation from CIMA as a Chartered Management Accountant in 2018. Seshnie joined V-Tech in 2020 as Finance Manager.