Meropa is a proudly South African company. A majority black-owned firm, our staff is 50% black and 63% female.

100% of our equity is in South African hands and previously disadvantaged South Africans hold 41% of the company. 

South African founders hold 59%.

At Meropa we believe in real empowerment – where the people who work in the company own the company. Meropa Communications qualifies as an empowered company in terms of South Africa’s Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Act, with a level-2 B-BBEE status.

Meropa is run by a Board of Directors and a Management Committee.

Members of the Board:

Peter Mann Chairman
Alan Rabinowitz Financial Director
Patrick Gearing Chief Executive Officer
Yolisa Pasipanodya Managing Director
Stephen Forbes Director and Head of Cape Town
John Boyd Director and Head of Brand and Consumer Division
Joanne Botha Director and Head of Corporate Division
Maria Djordjevic Director and Head of Healthcare and Strategy
Yogin Devan Director and Head of Durban
TBC Director and Head of Public Sector
Welcome Msomi Non-exec Director