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ABOUT ECOSERV GROUP
Meet the Team
Ecoserv Executive Team

Meet Ecoserv Group’s Executive Leadership, Strategic Direction and Commercial Management team.

Ecoserv Group Chairman

Henry Beukes

Chairman

Henry has more than 35 years of experience in the services industry having managed services businesses in South Africa, Australia, and the UK throughout his career serving as a board director of the largest waste management company on the African continent. 

 

A strong entrepreneurial drive led Henry to join Ecoserv Group in February 2012, becoming Chairman in 2017. Henry's focus and passion for service excellence and corporate governance has helped Ecoserv become the success it is today. 

 

As Chairman, Henry has a special focus on business leadership, workforce, and customer relations.

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Ecoserv Group Chief Executive Officer

Jean-Henri Beukes

Chief Executive Officer

Jean-Henri (JH) has lived across 3 continents (South Africa, Australia and the UK) and has a passion for travelling and networking.

 

JH and Henry took control of the Ecocleen Franchise in 2017 becoming Managing Director for 3 years before forming the Executive Board and being appointed as CEO. JH’s key skills are Cultural Realignment, Business Development, Commercial Management and Business Strategy.

 

These have enabled him to lead and empower those around him to take responsibility and drive the business forward. Through taking a strategic approach and ensuring key stakeholder buy-in JH has led the group to grow by 375% (£8ml 2017 to £30ml 2021) over the last 4 years.

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Sales Officer

Dees Maharaj

Chief Sales Officer

More than 15 years in the Facilities Management Sector at Bidvest Prestige and Servest South Africa. During this time Dees facilitated the organic growth of the business as well as ensuring that Multi Services Brands were positioned as market leaders through all the group companies.

 

Developed case by case strategic models which rendered the best returns for the business and the best service delivery to Clients. Dees’ strengths in innovating on the different approaches to market ensured the development of USPS' that created a competitive advantage.

 

A strong, natural and charismatic leader, Dees knows how to lead a winning team with a professional and positive attitude to achieving success.

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Management and Operational Board

Meet Ecoserv Group’s Management and Operational Board

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Sally-Ann Van Blerk

Group Sustainability Director

15 years of international marketing experience including 7 years with Ogilvy developing 360 communications for big brands such as Pepsi, Gillette and GSK. Before joining Ecoserv Group, Sally-Ann dedicated 2 years to developing brand strategies for start-ups, including brand identity, communications, online presence, and websites. Acknowledged for building robust and trusting relationships that boost confidence across the entire stakeholder base, Sally-Ann has built a team that delivers media presence, best-in-class lead generation and return on investment, from a standing start since joining Ecoserv Group 3.5 years ago. Sustainability is a core focus for the marketing team as we develop and measure sustainable targets across the group and help customers to deliver on their own goals for a better future for the planet and people.

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Lisa Turner

Client Relationship Director

Lisa has 37 years of experience in Marketing, Business Development and Operations. The first 15 years were spent in Marketing and Business Development for blue-chip companies such as Schwarzkopf Hair Care and the Walt Disney Company, signifi­cantly growing the retail market share for feature films and launching the first Disney computer games into the UK marketplace. A change in career path led her to the services industry in a business development role with The JPM Cleaning Group for 9 years securing high-profile clients such as Warner Bros, BBC Studioworks and Swiss Post until joining Ecoserv Group in April 2021. Lisa's unique combination of operational understanding and developing client relationships has led to her position as Client Relationship Director, where she champions Ecoserv's values of partnership customer service excellence and sustainability.

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Eduardas Chodoverdianas

Managing Director: Technical Services

Ed has 20 years of experience in the M&E Service and Maintenance industry. Having started as an apprentice in Cooltech Environ­mental Engineering Ltd in 2001 Ed gained in-depth skills, knowledge and experience over the years. Through hard work, commitment, dedication, passion for the industry and loyalty Ed progressed over the years through the ranks to Operations Director. Ed joined the Ecoserv Group via the Cooltech acquisition to be part of an exciting, passionate and family-like team where he can use his experience, knowledge and drive to grow as well as evolve and achieve both Ecoserv's and his own aspiration.

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Shaneen Storm

Group Marketing Director

With over 23 years of experience in the Marketing industry, 12 of which have been specialising in the Cleaning industry, Shaneen heading up the South African team for Ecoserv. Prior to joining Ecoserv, Shaneen was responsible for driving the business growth and marketing strategies for global platforms at Servest and Bidvest. Shaneen's skills include strategic marketing, brand development, brand positioning, digital marketing, above and below-the-line marketing, design, photography and multi-media. Shaneen is a talented & resilient leader acknowledged for trailblazing and pushing global brands leaps and bounds. She currently leads the high-performing SA team, is ambitious, determined and goal-driven, and envisages making an impact by driving business growth.

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Praneel Matai

IT and Innovations Director

Praneel has over 2 decades of experience within the FM environment. He has designed and developed bespoke online software that assisted in better and faster customer engagement vis online app-based technology, allowing businesses and clients to have real-time information. He has global experience and drives innovation through technology.

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Donovan Foster

Managing Director: Cleaning Services

Donovan has a wealth of knowledge and experience across many different service lines from having headed divisions in various companies relating to office plants, landscaping, pest control, washroom hygiene and commercial cleaning. He studied forestry management and pursued this career for several years. He is a result-driven business leader and has an incredibly high work ethic and is highly respected in the industry. Donovan has a passion for delivering quality customer service and is highly Customer Centric. During his career, he has successfully achieved many business and people milestones. Donovan is highly entrepreneurial with a proven track record of success in his many fields of operation. He has strong competencies in team leadership and business acumen. He believes in his own personal values and has a strongly embedded vision and goals. He is an achiever and highly strategic in his approach to all business dealings. He is ambitious and has an appetite for the unconventional.

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