Afrisam: Mefane Makhutla

Mefane joined Afrisam in July 2017.

Mefane Makhutla was appointed as the HR Executive of Afrisam on 1 July 2017. Prior to joining the company, he was the HR Executive of Astrapak Group, where his portfolio included providing the strategic direction and overall management of the Group’s HR functions. During his tenure at Astrapak, he steered the company through a difficult restructuring process and a large shareholding transaction. Previous positions also include Human Resources Development Director at the National Treasury of South Africa, Employee Relations Specialist for Anglo Platinum, and Senior HR Manager at Royal Bafokeng Holdings. Mefane holds a BCom Honours degree in Human Resources Management obtained from the University of Johannesburg.


2017 – Present: HR Executive, Afrisam

2012 – 2017:      HR Executive, Astrapak

2009 – 2012:      Senior HR Manager, Royal Bafokeng Holdings

2008 – 2009:       ER Specialist, Anglo Platinum

2006 – 2008:       Director, HRD, National Treasury of South Africa

2000 – 2005:       HR Professional, Holcim


2010:                   B.Com (Hons), HRM, University of Johannesburg

About Afrisam

Founded in 1934, AfriSam is a leading supplier of quality construction materials. Their cement, ready-mix concrete and aggregate materials have contributed to key infrastructure development on the African continent over the last 80 years. The company’s current shareholding Our current shareholding consists of the following: The Public Investment Corporate (PIC), acting on behalf of the Government  Employees Pension Fund; Phembani Group (Pty) Ltd, a distinguished black-owned investment holding company; Holcim, a leading global supplier of construction materials; and Bunker Hills, a specialist investment company.