Holder of an MBA from the University of Birmingham, UK, as well as a National Diploma in Management and Finance from Cape Technikon, South Africa, Charles Harel joined the Harel Mallac Group in 1993. He held various senior management positions within the Group and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Harel Mallac Group in January 2014.
Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the North East London Polytechnic, United Kingdom, Beas Cheekhooree worked at Tate and Lyle Process Technology in the UK, in 1983. Before joining Harel Mallac Export Ltd. as Managing Director in 2012, he was the General Manager of FM Denim Co. Ltd. Since October 2014 he is the Managing Director of Harel Mallac Export Ltd., Harel Mallac (Tanzania) Limited and MCFI Group of Companies.
André Nairac started his career in the aviation industry in 1989 when he joined South African Airways (SAA) in the Sales and Marketing department in Mauritius. He subsequently held the position of SAA’s Country Manager in Côte d’Ivoire. He joined the Harel Mallac Group as General Manager of the Travel and Leisure business in 2005.
Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (University of London) and a 3e cycle de Gestion - with specialisation in International Business Strategy – Marketing - from the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Paris), Anthony has 18 years of experience in the FMCG industry at a senior management level. He was Executive Director at Scott & Co., in charge of HoReCa, Corporate channel, Export and Nespresso, before joining Harel Mallac as Managing Director of Archemics in June 2017.
Christine Nguyen Thac Lam graduated from French Business School H.E.C. (Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris), and holds a C.E.M.S. Master from the Community of European Management Schools. She worked for more than 20 years with multinational Corporations such as ExxonMobil, Procter & Gamble, and Rio Tinto Alcan, leading business and finance Controlling. From June 2014 to January 2017, she served as General Manager Finance of the Cluster Food & Beverages of the Currimjee Group in Mauritius. Christine joined Harel Mallac Group in February 2017.
Shateeaum Sewpaul holds an MBA from Herriot Watt University, Scotland and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from the same institution. He also holds distinctive certificates in Computer Science and Administrative Management from the City & Guilds of London Institute (UK) and from the Institute of Administrative Management (UK) respectively. He started his career in ICT in 1996 with Harel Mallac, where he held different senior sales and management positions until 2001. He was also General Manager of a leading South African IT Brand (Distributor) from 2001 to 2004, before joining Harel Mallac again in 2004. He was appointed General Manager of Harel Mallac Technologies in April 2016.
Holder of a BA and MA in Economics from the University of Cambridge & a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, Vishen G. Gopalla (an ex-laureate) worked in London as Audit Executive at Ernst & Young LLP and Finance Manager at Close Brothers Group plc. He returned to Mauritius in 2011 to be Partner at Nexia Baker & Arenson, Chartered Accountants and subsequently Group Finance Director at Apavou. He joined Harel Mallac in March 2016.
Sophie Desvaux de Marigny holds a Maîtrise in Geopolitics and a Magistere in International Relations and Diplomacy (both from Sorbonne Paris) as well as an Executive MBA from Dauphine University. After working at the United Nations in New York, she came back to Mauritius in 2003 and joined the European Commission Delegation as Assistant to the Economic Adviser for three years. She then joined the Medine Group, where she spent ten years, as Head of Corporate Communications and Sustainability. Sophie joined the Harel Mallac Group in March 2016.
Vanessa Leclézio-Hippert holds a Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance and a Licence in Economics from University Paris 1 – Panthéon – Sorbonne. Prior to joining Harel Mallac as Head of Business Risks and Operational Efficiency in October 2014, she held various management position within Société Générale Investment Banking in New York and Paris between 2004 and 2014.
Jeanique Paul-Gopal holds a Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Mauritius Employers’ Federation, and a MSc in Psychology of Work from the University of Leicester (England). She is also accredited in Psychometric Assessments at Work namely for Personality Profiling and Ability Assessment. She is a member of the British Psychological Society and of the European Federation of Psychologists.
She spent six years as Human Resource officer at Panagora Marketing, and two years as Group HR Manager at VFS management Services, before becoming HR Operations Manager of ENL Corporate Services from 2009 to 2017. Jeanique joined Harel Mallac in October 2017.
Anshi Saminaden is a Barrister at Law educated both in England (LLB Hons Law & French from the University of Surrey and Bar Vocational Course from the Manchester Metropolitan University) and France (Université René Descartes Paris V). She is a Member of the Bar of England and Wales (2005) and of the Mauritian Bar (2006).
After conducting her Pupilage in the Chambers of Me Patrice Doger de Spéville and Office of Me Thierry Koenig, she worked as a Consultant with De Comarmond & Koenig, before joining the Medine Group as In-House Legal Adviser and Coordinator (2007-2017). Anshi joined Harel Mallac in October 2017.
Christian Yong Kiang Young is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and holds a Degree of Bachelor of Science from London School of Economics, UK. He left his role as Director – International Accounting & Reporting at MoneyGram’s London offices in September 2015 after six years with the company and prior to that role, he was at KPMG in London from September 2002 before resigning as Audit Manager in July 2009. In October 2015 he joined Harel Mallac as Group Financial Controller and he moved into his new role as the General Manager – Projects and Investment from October 2016.