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Clyde Langenberg
CEO

Clyde joined Verde Beef almost 2 years ago from Ramburg Beef in South Africa where he was the Financial and Administrative Manager.  Prior to his 10 years at Ramburg Beef, he worked in industrial accounting and auditing (KPMG) for six years.   With 17 years’ experience, Clyde brings with him sector specific knowledge of the beef sector with appropriate financial, administrative and reporting controls to further professionalize Verde Beef’s systems and operations.

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Daniel Takele
Finance Manager

Daniel became a valuable part of the Verde Beef team in 2014. Prior to this, he spent several years as the Senior Finance Manager for Red Fox Ethiopia PLC and as a Senior Accountant at Almeta Impex PLC. He holds degrees in accounting, political science and international relations. He ensures that the financial management and accounting systems of Verde Beef are effective by establishing, upholding and maintaining the necessary standards throughout each system.

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Djibril Barry
Sales Director

Djibril comes to Verde Beef with several years of experience selling beef throughout Africa, the Middle East and Europe.  He holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and Management as well as a Master's degree in International Business, Transport and Logistics.   He is proficient in coordinating sales, providing market support and managing high volume client accounts.  His expertise and sales strategies are an invaluable asset to the team. 

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Yitayal Mekonnen
Legal Compliance Manager

Yitayal holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law and LLM in International Business Transactions. He has over 10 years of experience working for governmental offices and for-profit enterprises as a compliance officer, advocate, legal advisor and lecturer. His diverse background enables him to develop working relationships with various government offices and to understand the country’s legal system well. He is responsible for supporting the projected growth of the company by fostering  positive relationships with relevant government offices, local communities and concerned sectoral associations as well as ensuring legal compliance within the company.

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Peter John Scholtz
Abattoir Manager

Peter John is a South African national with extensive experience as an Abattoir Manager for several different companies in Cyprus, Bulgaria, Israel and South Africa. Prior to that, he served as a Meat Inspector and Environmental Health Officer.

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Bruce Hamilton
Board Chairman

A native of Zimbabwe, Bruce has over 25 years of agricultural experience in Africa with specific experience in floriculture, tree nut and orchard crops, livestock, and grain, managing up to 10,000 staff and covering thousands of hectares.

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