Our Purpose

Committed to making a difference for the better of our people, our performance, our consumers and our planet

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Antoine L Harel

Chairman (non-executive)

Finance, Accounting, Corporate Governance, Management, IT, Strategy

Antoine L. Harel is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a BA (Hons) degree in Accounting and Computing. He joined Harel Mallac & Co. Ltd in 1987. In 1997, he was appointed Group CEO and has been Chairman of the Board since April 2005. He was President of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce & Industry in 1992/1993. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of Chemco Limited on 30 November 1999.

GUY HAREL

Independent Director

Agriculture & Irrigation, Management, Strategy, Trade

Guy Harel joined the Harel Mallac Group in 1981 as Managing Director of Fapcom Ltd. In 1983, he created Henkel Chemicals (Mauritius) Limited and took over as Managing Director in 1996. Following the acquisition of the company in 2007 by the Harel Mallac Group, he became the Managing Director of Archemics Ltd and held the position until 31 December 2012. He was appointed to the Board of Chemco Limited on 29 May 2013.

PATRICK RIVALLAND

Independent Director

Accounting and Finance, Strategy, Operations, Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Market Knowledge

Patrick Rivalland is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. Before joining Phoenix Beverages Limited (‘PBL’) in 1999, he worked successively for BDO & Co and The sugar Industry Pension Fund Board. He has a vast experience in the FMCG sector and is presently the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of PBL.

CHARLES HAREL

Non-executive Director

General Management and Strategic Planning

Charles Harel holds an MBA from the University of Birmingham and a National Diploma in Management and Finance from Cape Technikon, South Africa. Charles Harel joined the Harel Mallac Group in 1993. He has held various positions within the Group and was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Harel Mallac in January 2014.

He was appointed to the Board of Directors of Chemco Limited on 29 May 2013.

VINCENT LABAT

Independent Director

Chemical Engineering, General Management, Audit Committee, Corporate Governance

Vincent Labat graduated as a Chemical Engineer. From 1996 to 2009, he was the Managing Director of Les Gaz Industriels Ltd. In 2010, he joined Medine Limited as Project Development Executive and in 2011, he was appointed Managing Director of the company’s Agriculture Cluster. He is a Director of Chemco Limited since 12 August 2010.

FREDERIC TYACK

Independent Director

Accounting and Finance, Strategic & Commercial Understanding, Property and Asset Management

Frédéric Tyack is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales and holds a BSc Econ (honours) in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics. Frédéric joined the Rogers Group in 1997 and was appointed Managing Director of the Logistics Sub-Cluster. In 2004, he left the Rogers Group and joined Plastinax Austral Ltd as General Manager for four years. Frédéric then moved to ENL, and was appointed Managing Director of EnAtt Ltd, the Asset and Property Management Company of ENL Group in 2011. He is, since 2015, the CEO of Ascencia Limited.

YANNIS FAYD'HERBE

Managing Director

Yannis Fayd’herbe has a degree with majors in Economics and Industrial Psychology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Organisation & Management from the University of Cape Town and is an alumnus of the ESSEC General Management Program. Between 1999 and 2019, he held various positions in the textile industry, first in sales and marketing, then as CEO of N. Bellstedt & Co (Pty) Ltd (South Africa), Managing Director of KASA Textile & Co Ltd (2012-2017) and of Labelling Industries Ltd, Berque Ltee, Narrow Fabrics Ltd in Mauritius and of Labeltex SARL and LabelMada Ltee in Madagascar (2013-2019). Yannis joined MCFI in June 2019.