Who We Are

Structure of Fertasa

Fertasa is managed and directed by a Board of Directors who are elected by and representative of the ordinary members. The Board of Directors report to the Management Committee which comprises representatives from all ordinary and affiliate members. The Management Committee appoints operational committees to attend to various aspects of the business of Fertasa.

Purpose

Fertasa is a recognised and preferred body aimed at promoting the image of the fertilizer industry through:

  • Promoting the integrity of each member and building preferential trust for their products and services.
  • Enhancing and protecting the interest of its members through effective engagement with government and organised agriculture.

This is because Fertasa members are committed to:

  • A code of conduct;
  • An audited set of standards;
  • Relevant scientifically based recommendations;
  • Continual learning and improvement

Mission

To provide a credible platform to promote the responsible and sustainable use of fertilisers.

Vision

To be recognised as the representative voice for the fertilizer industry and as the stamp of approval for responsible and sustainable soil fertility and plant nutrition in Southern Africa.

Board of Directors

The Board of directors manages and directs the business and affairs of Fertasa. The Board comprises six (6) directors, and one (1) executive director (the Chief Executive Officer of Fertasa). The directors are elected by the ordinary members with equal representation from both smaller and larger member companies.

Core functions

  • Actively promote the agro-economic and environmentally accountable fertiliser and aglime practices;
  • Develop a positive public awareness and acceptance of the need for fertiliser and aglime use in food production;
  • Improve the operating environment within which its constituent industries operate in a spirit of free enterprise and fair trade;
  • Assimilate, adds value to and disseminates fertiliser and aglime related information;
  • Provide a discussion forum for its members and other parties on all aspects relating to fertiliser and aglime distribution, agronomic advice and product quality.

Board of Directors

CHAIRPERSON VICE-CHAIRPERSON
Dr Erik Adriaanse
Sasol Chemicals
Dr Arrie Janse van Vuuren
DIRECTOR DIRECTOR
Dr Nicole Hart
Omnia Fertilizer
Tom Mason
Metson Manufacturíng
DIRECTOR DIRECTOR
André Britz
Kimleigh Chemicals SA
Henk H le Roux
NWK
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Dr Pieter E Haumann
CEO
Fertasa

 

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